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 [...]

Drain Field Wet Spots – Signs of Septic Trouble

Septic systems fail long before you ever see it or notice anything is wrong. But when you do see drain field wet spots on your lawn, then you really know you're in trouble. Septic drain fields come in many shapes and sizes. To better understand the type of system you have, try visiting Septic Drainer for great illustrations on the types of septic drain fields. If you notice wet spots [...]

Fix Hardpan Soil to Repair Your Septic System

According to the U.S. EPA, 90% of septic failure happens in the septic system's drain field. That's a pretty interesting stat when you consider 99% of the products sold today do very little to solve the largest reason a septic system's drain field fails: "hardpan soil conditions." Read on to learn how to fix hardpan soil and save your septic system. Septic drain field failures started to increase after the [...]

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 [...]

Do You Need Septic Treatment?

Do you need septic treatment? Your septic drain field is very important, because that's where the wastewater is cleansed into the water table. If the drain field becomes clogged, it is important for you to start repairs with Septic Drainer. This will help get things restored, with the water being properly treated as intended. What are the main symptoms that you need Septic System Treatment? It can be tough to [...]

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