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Top 4 Questions about Septic Systems

Many homeowners don’t fully understand how their septic system works and only find out about repairs when selling their home. This realization can be scary (not to mention expensive!). We’re addressing some of those concerns by covering common questions we receive...

Spring and your Septic

We receive the most calls for septic alarms, repairs, and failures during the spring, so we thought it would be a good time to explain why! Why your septic backs up in the spring…. With all the snow melting and rain coming down, the ground is pretty saturated...

Baffle Filter: Installation and Maintenance

Installing and maintaining a septic system is a significant investment. To ensure a long service life for your system, we highly recommend adding an outlet baffle filter to your system. If your septic was installed prior to 2012, you probably don’t have one. The...

Microfibers and Septic Care: A New Wastewater Treatment Challenge

Microfibers and Septic Care: A New Wastewater Treatment Challenge Written By Sara Heger; published in Onsite Installer January 30, 2017 Issue; edited for our blog post Microfibers released in washing machines can wreak havoc on soil treatment systems over time. New...

Troubleshooting Effluent Filter Use and Extra Maintenance Issues

Effluent Screen Troubleshooting By Sara Heger; published in Onsite Installer March 2017 Issue; edited for our blog post If a screen requires servicing more frequently than anticipated by design, either the effluent screen or the wastewater characteristics should be...

What is a baffle filter?

Septic Tank Baffle Filters You’ve made a small investment in a baffle filter- an excellent way for a homeowner to extend the life of their septic system.  Septic waste must be kept in the tank for your system to work as designed.  A properly installed and maintained...