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 [...]

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 [...]

How Septic Drain Field Repair Can Literally Save You Thousands

Septic systems are a great option for a home. But, if any part of the septic system stops working, the result is often a plumbing emergency that requires immediate attention. The system can become clogged and the septic drain field can fail. This is common if too much water is running through the septic tank at all times, since the walls never get the chance to dry. Due to the [...]

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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