Tracking Down Septic Problems

How A Septic Drainfield Works And How To Maintain Yours Properly

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If you have a septic system, your main concern might be to have the tank pumped on time so waste doesn’t spill into the yard. You may give little thought to the drainfield. However, the drainfield plays a vital role in the proper operation of the system and it must be maintained properly too. Here’s a look at how the drainfield works and how you can keep it in good shape for as long as possible.…

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Does Your Property Have A UST? Helpful Information For Home And Business Owners

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Underground storage tanks (USTs) can pose a problem for home and business owners. Although those that exist solely to store heating fuel that will be consumed are usually exempted from federal regulations, many areas have enacted state or local regulations that do apply to these tanks. If you own a home or business with an underground storage tank, the following information will answer many of the questions you may have. …

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Plumbing Not Moving Waste Properly? Your Septic Lift Pump Could Be Compromised

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If your home’s plumbing system isn’t moving waste out of the home properly, you could have a clog or mechanical problem in your septic system’s lift pump. Your lift pump can stop working and allow waste to back up inside your plumbing pipes or spill out of your septic tank. You can repair your septic lift pump with this information. Why Did Your Lift Pump Stop Working? Homes placed on high ground, such as a hill or raised plot of land, usually require a traditional septic system to remove waste from them.…

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