2 Mistakes To Avoid When Selecting A Spot For Your Septic System's Leach Field

Whether you are having a brand-new septic system installed because of new home construction or a faulty old system, part of the choices you will have to make will be the location of its leach field. Since this leach field filters out waste materials, it is just as important in the function of your system as the tank itself. However, when you go to choose the placement of the leach field, make sure you do not make either or both of the following mistakes.   Read More...

3 Reasons to Rent a Restroom Trailer When Remodeling Your Bathrooms

If you are preparing to remodel your bathrooms, it's important to plan appropriately. You might have already carefully picked out the perfect tile for the flooring or the perfect showerhead for the shower, but you might not have thought too much about what you and your family will do while you're having your bathrooms remodeled. Of course, there is a great solution: renting a restroom trailer. This will probably be a good choice for your family for the following reasons.   Read More...

3 Tips To Care For Your New Septic System

Have you recently purchased a home with a septic tank? Do you need to know how to care for your new septic system so that it continues to function well and correctly? There's a good chance that your friends and relatives have tried to scare you with 3rd- and 4th-hand horror stories of how difficult it can be to keep a septic system working. Fortunately for you, like any good horror movie, these stories tend to be, at best, highly exaggerated accounts of something that may or may not have actually happened.   Read More...

Why Septic Additives Don't Work

Some people swear by septic additives even though there is no scientific backing for using the additives. Knowing why the additives don't work can help maintain your septic system properly. Below is an overview of why these additives are a waste of resources. How Septic Systems Work To understand why septic additives don't work, you need to know how septic systems work. Wastes from the house, both solids and liquids, collect in the septic tank.   Read More...

Three Reasons Why Grease Traps Have To Be Pumped And Not Dumped

Grease traps are those bizarre holding tanks restaurants have for emptying fats and grease from their kitchens. These traps typically have to be emptied by commercial grease trap pumping services, and you cannot dump the grease into city sewers. The following reasons explain why the grease cannot simply slide down a drain into city sewers.  It Is Against the Law First and foremost, it is against the law to dump that much grease down the drain into a sewer.   Read More...