Hygiene Wipes and Septic Systems

Every time someone comes up with a new hygiene product, humans benefit. But, the environment suffers in one way or another. This holds true with hygiene wipes, which are continually increasing in popularity. They may be convenient and comfortable, but they can also spell disaster for septic systems and the environment. So read on and think twice before using these products. In the case of septic systems, hygiene wipes are [...]

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 [...]

Bad Smell In The Yard, Instead Of Roses

The day started off like any other. As I took my morning garden tour to check my rose bushes, a curious smell in the air disrupted my slice of heaven. You didn’t have to be a detective to quickly ascertain that the bad smell in the yard was decidedly “sewer-like.” My septic drain field was in crisis. To put it mildly, the lawn surface over my septic drain field was [...]

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