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Contacting Septic Drainer

Hey Folks, it's your Septic Drainer friends here. We want to give our customers many ways to contact us, so we can help assist you with all your septic repair needs! Here is some more information on contacting Septic Drainer. You may fill out this form to send us an email. You can also call us at 518-812-0000. Or, if you simply go to www.SepticDrainer.com, we also have a live [...]

Fall Septic Maintenance Reminder

With winter coming, it is a great time to think about your septic system's health and the fall septic maintenance tasks you may want to consider. You may especially want to take care of anything tasks that involve accessing the septic system, before the snow comes and the ground freezes as winter arrives. We always recommend pumping your system every two years. It is one of our key recommendations and [...]

Water Softeners and Septic Systems

Hey, it's Mark Reynolds here, to talk about water softeners and the salt brine that discharges into your septic system. Water softeners are whole-house filtration systems that remove calcium and magnesium from your water supply through a process called ion exchange. These are the same minerals that cause water hardness and its negative effects in your home. Unfortunately the byproduct of the process is sodium, which can cause septic issues. [...]

Septic System Tips – The Do’s and Don’ts

If you live in rural America, you've probably heard about septic systems. In addition here are some septic system tips and other useful things you need to know: 1) The location of your system. 2) The type of system you have. 3) An understanding of how a system works. 4) Accurate maintenance records. Many folks have questions like: 1) How often should you pump your system? Every two years is [...]

Septic System Treatments: How They Help You Avoid Disasters

A failing septic system can be very annoying, because it can cause bad odors and a big mess. Fortunately, septic system treatments can help you avoid such problems. If septic problems have already occurred, prevent it from happening ever again. Order Septic Drainer and our Bio-Septic Boost for septic system treatments and then follow up with our annual maintenance program. If you do, you will avoid costly big problems down [...]

Septic System Maintenance Tips: How To Keep Yours Running For Years

Customers are always asking us for septic system maintenance tips, and we always tell them to start with the drain field. The purpose of drain fields is to remove impurities and contaminants from the liquid that emerges from septic tanks. Over time, your drain field area might not do its job properly. To break up the sodium and rejuvenate the soil absorption system, special cleaning may be needed. First, the [...]

Six Common Septic Drain Field Problems

With so many things that can cause septic drain field problems, and to avoid septic drain field repair, the best course of action when you suspect septic problems is to properly clean and maintain your drain field with Septic Drainer. Here are just a few septic drain field repair issues that could be disrupting your septic system: It's past due for pumping or septic drain field maintenance services. It [...]

Spring Drain Field Maintenance

On Friday, March 20 it will officially be spring! (Even though the weather may seem to still be that of a winter wonderland in some areas.) That means it's time for spring drain field maintenance. In spring we all enjoy an outdoor activity or two. Going for walks, biking, hiking and prepping our gardens for planting beautiful flowers or delicious fruits and veggies is great. Breaking out the patio furniture [...]

Septic System Maintenance… Do I Have To?

When it comes to septic system maintenance, you may wonder if you really have to do it. In a word, YES. Most people don’t give their septic system much thought at all unless they are experiencing a problem. But why wait for a problem when you can maintain your septic system so easily? Septic systems of every kind -- conventional systems, dry well systems, cesspools or mound -- can fail [...]