Being a homeowner comes with a lot of challenges, not least of which is caring for one of the most important aspects of your home: the septic system. Proper maintenance doesn’t take much; in fact, a yearly, seasonal deep clean will take care of most issues. In this article, we’ll take a detailed dive into our recommendations for seasonal septic system maintenance and performing a yearly septic system deep clean.
Whether it's your current home, or perhaps a dream home with an older septic, special care must be taken to get the most out of your aging septic. Here we discuss some things to pay attention to when looking at a home with an older septic as well as general care guidelines for older septic tanks and aging leach fields. No septic lasts forever, but with a little loving care, your septic could give many more years of service.
Conscious water usage is always important, but is even more so when on a septic system. Overuse of water on a septic can cause waste to push into your laterals or it can cause a whole host of other issues. Here are some ideas that will make a drastic change in your water use. Your septic will thank you!