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what you need to know about your septic system

The home's septic system is overlooked far too often. When was the last time that you had your septic system maintained? Have you ever tested the microbial levels in the holding tank? Do you know what is not safe to flush down the toilets or wash down the drains? There are many things that you should know about the septic tank that manages the waste from your home. Failure to care for the system properly and neglect to learn what to avoid flushing down into the system could cause it to fail and back up into your house. Take a few minutes to learn from the information posted on my site, so you can avoid this disgusting mess.

Why Does Your Bathroom Drain Keep Getting Smelly?

Does the drain in your bathroom often develop a nasty stench? This smell can be even worse that of other smells that grace your bathroom, and continually having to address the problem with bottles of drain cleaner and air freshener is not only expensive but also bad for your plumbing. A better way to deal with stinky drains is to get to the root of the issue, change a few habits, and take a few preventative steps. Read More 

There’s A Storm Brewing: 3 Ways To Safely Clean Up After A Flood

El Nino is in full effect right now. That means that the warmer ocean temperatures are generating volatile weather patterns, including record-breaking rainfall in some areas of the United States. Unfortunately, record-breaking rainfall can lead to flooding, especially in areas that are located in naturally occurring flood plains. If you're expecting heavy rainfall, it's a good idea to be prepared for potential flooding. With proper preparation, you'll be ready for whatever comes your way, including the clean-up efforts that will follow the floods. Read More 

Three Ways To Make Portable Toilets More Sanitary For Consumer Use

Although portable toilets are convenient and quite useful, they are not always sanitary, especially if hundreds of people are using them in a single day. If you own a portable toilet rental business, you may be looking for ways to make the use of your service healthier and more sanitary. Here are three ways to make portable toilets more sanitary for consumers. Disposable Toilet Seat Covers In most public bathrooms across the country, a box of disposable paper toilet seat covers are mounted to the wall behind the toilets. Read More 

Keeing Your Septic System Maintained

Living with a septic tank certainly has its benefits, but it does have the drawback of having to keep it maintained. However, maintaining your septic tank is not the chore that most believe it to be. By keeping a few simple things in mind, you can reduce the wear and tear on your septic tank by quite a bit. Don't flush anything harmful This is the number one thing that you can do. Read More 

How Different Soil Types Can Affect Your Septic System

One of the most important factors to consider when placing your septic system is the soil that will surround it. This dirt, known as an absorption field, scatters the waste water from your home and allows it to be safely decomposed by bugs and bacteria underground. Not all soil, however, is suitable for use with a septic system, and choosing the wrong location could cost you thousands of dollars in repairs later. Read More