The History of Septic Systems

Surprisingly enough, the management of sewage is a relatively new concept in history. However, in just under two centuries, septic systems and septic tanks have advanced well beyond their early days to best protect the American people from illness and disease. Here is a brief overview of the history of septic systems, and how we […]

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Septic Systems: What to Expect in an Inspection

At least once a year, if not more often, you should have your home’s septic system inspected by a professional. By doing so, you can ensure that your system is working properly and any issues will be addressed. If you have just moved into a home with a septic system, or you have just had […]

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Septic Systems and the Environment

Septic Systems and the Environment
Talking about sewage and wastewater disposal can make some people feel uneasy, and that is understandable. However, it is important to discuss such a topic because the more the general public knows about sewage treatment, the better we can protect ourselves against disease and help the environment.

In some cases, public sewage […]

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Septic System Maintenance: On Dishwasher Detergent

In order to best take care of your septic system, there are certain chemicals and waste that you should not let go down your drains. Many often wonder how their dishwasher detergent can affect their septic system and want to know which detergent they should use to protect their system.

Certain chemicals in dishwashing detergents can […]

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How are Septic Systems Installed

How are Septic Systems Installed?
If you have moved into a home in the Metro-Atlanta or north Georgia areas and are looking to install a septic system to your property, you’re probably wondering what the installation process is like. We will go ahead and say this: the process is too labor intensive and complex to try […]

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Common Septic Tank Problems

Common Septic Tank Problems
When your septic tank system breaks down, it could mean big trouble (and big money) for you and your family. There are several telltale signs that your septic system isn’t running correctly, and if ignored for too long, then you could face serious property damage and health concerns.

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How To Find The Septic Tank

As a homeowner, a cursory glance over your septic tank can be important and can even save you money.

After a heavy rain or snow, you may want to check to make sure that excess water hasn’t caused the tank to overflow.
Homeowners may also want to make sure that manholes and covers are properly secured to […]

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4 Things to Never Put In Your Septic Tank

When it comes to maintaining your septic system, there are some items that should never be flushed down the toilet or poured down a drain.

Hard solid items can cause instant clogging and build-up within a septic tank. Harsh chemical products can severely alter the chemical balance within the wastewater system and create noticeable odors.

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Types of Septic Systems

Septic systems come in a variety of makes and models. As a homeowner, it is important to know which kind you have, so you can save time and money on regular service appointments.

Most residential septic tanks have a volume anywhere from 1000 to 2000 gallons. Within the tank though, there are different ways to store […]

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How A Septic System Works

How A Septic System Works

Before we dive into the inner workings of your home’s septic system, it is first necessary to understand what a septic tank is. In short, about 25% of all homes in America use a septic system, and in small communities, this number is as high as 61% of homeowners.

The septic tank […]

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