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4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Septic Scams

Every week, we fix septic systems that were previously repaired or installed incorrectly or patched over with something cheap but not right for the job. Homeowners become discouraged because they paid possibly thousands of dollars for a product that failed before its...

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...

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...

Replacement of Septic System Components

 Many homeowners believe that once a septic system has been installed, it will continue to work forever without any maintenance or repairs.  Most septic systems, even with regularly scheduled maintenance, have a lifespan of 10 to 30 years.  All homeowners should...

Residential Septic Tank Information & Repairs

Common repairs to septic systems: Jetting a clogged line or laterals Repairing or Replacing a Distribution Box Baffle Replacements  Line repairs or replacements Effluent Filters Installation of a Riser for Easier Servicing Replacement Lids Diagnostic services Useful...

Do’s and Don’ts of Septic Service

Do… Inspect your tank for signs of sludge buildup and make sure the baffles are in working order. Pump you tank as needed (every 2-3 years for year round residences and 4-5 years for seasonal residences), and keep a written record (ask about our complimentary...