Recognizing The Last Stage of Septic System Failure

Hey folks, it’s Mark Reynolds, here to talk about the last stage of septic system failure. Hopefully, you’ll never need to recognize the signs of a failed drain field, but if it happens, identifying the problem as quickly as possible is essential. The last stage of septic system failure is when the rotting sewage creates hydrogen sulfide gas which erodes concrete. That’s why you’ll often see an eroded distribution box [...]

The Top Four Signs of Drain Field Failure

Hey, it's Mark Reynolds here, to teach you how to diagnose whether your septic drain field has failed. There are typically clear signs of septic drain field failure. Once you understand these, you'll be better prepared to take action in the event of septic system failure. These are the four most common signs of septic drain field failure: 1.) Sluggish outside house drains 2.) Foul odors outside 3.) Saturated Leach [...]

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 Repair: Signs That It’s Time For Action

Having a septic system on your property is an efficient way to deal with waste, but septic systems need regular septic drain field maintenance in order to prevent septic system repair problems. If you have a septic system, septic drain field maintenance is something you just can’t go without. The following is a list of common signs that you need maintenance and/or septic system repair: Can you barely stand to [...]

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