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...

3 Things to Know About Your Septic Tank System

Have you purchased a home that has a septic tank? Will this be the first time that you've had a septic system instead of being hooked up to a city sewer? If you've never had to deal with using a septic tank, you may be feeling confused and lost as to what does and does not need to be done. Fear not, because there is not a substantial difference between the two.   Read More...

Septic System Repairs For Older Tanks

When you bought your older home, you may have found that it is on a septic system rather than city sewer. If this is the case, septic system repairs may be necessary shortly before or after you move into the home. If you have never been on a septic system, you may be confused about what repairs you could be facing and what steps need to be taken. Here are some of the repairs that are common with older homes and septic tanks and what you should know about each repair.   Read More...

Portable Toilets: 5 Tips To Ensure Your Event Is A Sanitation Success

Are you planning an outdoor special event? If so, chances are you will require portable toilet rentals. Here are five helpful hints for making sure your guests' sanitation needs are met. 1. How Many Portable Toilets Do You Need? To answer how many portable toilets you will need to rent, you will need a good idea of how many guests you will be having. For events such as a wedding, this number is pretty straightforward, but for other events, such as a marathon or a community picnic, it can be a bit more complicated to accurately predict attendance.   Read More...

Smelling Septic Tank Odor? It Could Be From These 3 Problems

One problem in a home that often causes immediate concern is a bad odor. If you own a septic tank, it could be from odors somehow leaking into your home that should not be there. Here are some possible reasons for a bad smell in your home, and what you can do about it. P-Traps That Are Dry Every plumbing fixture in your home uses a p-trap. Much like the name implies, it is shaped like a sideways letter P and traps water inside the curve that is facing downward.   Read More...