Are Self-Dispensing Toilet Cleaners Safe for Septic Systems?

Hey Folks, it's Mark Reynolds here, with a little advice on whether to use self-dispensing toilet cleaners or not. We live in a time where people want easy solutions to routine tasks, so these products are increasing in popularity. However, we do not recommend using any self-dispensing toilet cleaners, because of the frequency of use. These cleaners have harsh chemicals that affect your system's biological health. They may contain sulfates, [...]

Septic Drainer on Facebook – Follow Us!

Hey folks: Make sure you follow Septic Drainer on Facebook! We offer exclusive deals to our followers throughout the year. Our page also contains useful information, tips, insights and updates on the Septic Drainer family of products. You can follow us HERE. Social media is such a great tool for learning and communicating. We hope you will use our Facebook page as a way of interacting with us and learning [...]

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 [...]

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 Systems – How They Work

Most people who own septic systems understand that as soon as you flush your toilet, the waste goes away. That is the extent of their understanding. What happens to your waste once you flush? 1) Your waste passes through a trap, if your system is plumbed properly. A trap is a device that allows water and solids to pass through it, leaving water in the bottom of the trap to prevent [...]

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 [...]

Regular Septic Maintenance With Septic Drainer

Hey, it's Mark Reynolds here to talk about your septic system and the importance of regular septic maintenance. Don't end up like your neighbors, having their lawn dug up to replace a failed system, or worse yet, living on a lake and having to install a holding tank to be pumped. There are four things to consider with winter coming: 1. Pump your tank every two years and pump out [...]

How Often Should You Have Your Septic System Pumped?

There are many opinions regarding this question. I am in agreement with the theory of having your septic system pumped every two years. I would even go so far as to recommend that you have your drain field lines and distribution box flushed and vacuumed ever five years. The extra prevention and maintenance goes a long way toward saving you money down the road. It's also important to inspect the [...]

Natural Septic System Maintenance With Bio-Septic Boost

There are some effective, simple solutions out there for natural septic system maintenance. Here are some suggestions to ensure peak performance, as well as dependability. It's important to maintain the biological health of your system. We recommend the use of a bio-stimulant nutrient, like Bio-Septic Boost, to enhance the natural occurring bacteria or to enhance a store-purchased bacteria. Bacteria does not reproduce on its own. Adding a bio-stimulant nutrient like [...]

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