How to Repair Septic Systems Using Septic Drainer

Hello, it's your friends at Septic Drainer here. In this post, we'd like to share information and steps to take that will explain how to repair septic systems using our Septic Drainer line of products. First, some context. Did you know that according to the U.S. EPA, 90% of septic failures are in the drain field, leach field or seepage pit? Did you also know that there are many types [...]

What Is Bio-Mat?

Bio-mat is the black, slimy dirt found over a septic system. (See the photo above.) It is a byproduct of anaerobic bacteria and it is the culprit that gives off that pungent septic system smell. According to inspectapedia.com, bio-mat "is a bacteria layer which forms in soil below and around drain field trenches where septic effluent or wastewater is discharged. This layer is critical in the processing of fine biological [...]