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Conscious Water Usage in Septic Systems

Conscious Water Usage in Septic Systems

May 29, 2020

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!

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The Coyote and the Effluent (Percolation and Your Septic)

The Coyote and the Effluent (Percolation and Your Septic)

May 05, 2020

Septic field issues often come down to percolation problems.  Standing water in a septic field means the field isn’t percolating as it should.  Other symptoms could include slow or stopped drains throughout your home.  These percolation issues can be caused by a few different issues.  

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Septic Safe Products - what products are safe to use in my septic system

Septic Safe Products

January 22, 2020

One of the biggest issues that can threaten the health of your home’s septic system is allowing the wrong items to enter your tank. When it comes to the cleaning products you regularly use around the house (e.g., toilet bowl cleaners, laundry detergents, and drain cleaners), you face the same risk! It’s crucial that you use septic-safe products, otherwise you might be doing your septic system a huge disservice! 

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How To Inspect Your Septic System from Unique Drain and Septic

How to Inspect Your Septic System

January 15, 2020

Did you know that your septic system should be inspected regularly? In fact, you should have your system inspected at least once a year! Unfortunately, many people neglect this crucial maintenance step, and it can have disastrous consequences. So, in this article, we’ll explore how to inspect your septic system!

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How much does a septic system cost? - Unique Drain + Septic

How Much Does A Septic System Cost?

January 03, 2020

If you live in a rural area, or a neighborhood where public sewer access is not available, you are most likely on a septic system. New and seasoned home owners may worry about the cost of such a system and need to know upfront what expenses they can expect. Well, we’re here to break down the cost of the various components, the installation, and the maintenance of a septic system.  

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What types of septic systems are there - understanding the different types of septic systems for your home - unique drain and septic

What Types of Septic Systems Are There?

January 03, 2020

As with most things, there are many options to choose from in terms of septic systems. Whether you are looking to install a new septic system for your home, replace an old one, learn which type is already installed for your home, or just become more informed about the different types of septic systems, this article should benefit you greatly.

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How long does a septic system last? Maintenance and cost of replacing a septic tank and proper treatment.

How Long Does A Septic System Last?

November 04, 2019

If you have a home septic system, you’ve probably wondered how long a septic system will last, and, if you do need to replace your septic system, what is the cost? We’re here to set your mind at ease and give you all the information you’ll need to understand the lifespan of your septic system and the costs of replacement.

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How often should you pump your septic system? It depends on how many people live with you, how much water you use, and how big your tank is. Read more here!

How Often Should You Pump Your Septic Tank?

October 28, 2019

It’s easy to forget or choose to ignore pumping your septic tank. Meanwhile, waste has been steadily building up inside the tank. Sooner or later, that waste will need to be pumped out!

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Why we recommend using a high quality septic treatment even if your septic pumper says they are unnecessary Unique Drain and Septic

Why We Recommend A High-Quality Septic Treatment

September 30, 2019

When it comes to septic systems, using a high-quality septic treatment product can make all the difference in the world compared to run-of-the-mill products. The right treatment will keep your system running smoothly and eliminate huge and expensive hassles for you. This article will show you exactly why you should use a high-quality product in your septic system.

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What is a septic system and how does a septic system work in my new home city sewer septic field

What Is A Septic System?

September 16, 2019

It's fair to say that septic systems are essential to our way of life, but have you ever wondered what a septic system actually is or how it works? Whether you are completely new to septic systems or already have some experience, learning how a septic system works will help you to successfully care for it.

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Septic 101

September 16, 2019

Whether you are new to septic systems or have lived with them for your entire life, there are some things to know that will set you up for success when operating and treating your septic system. There can be a lot of nuance for each septic system, so yours may be a bit different depending on your situation, but it always helps to have a basic understanding of septic systems, plumbing, and everything in between.

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A full list of the things you should and shouldn't do if you live on a septic system if you want to avoid repairs, replacements, or septic system failures backups

Septic Dos and Don'ts

September 16, 2019

Here are some pointers on keeping your system running its finest. Dos Treat your system regularly with a quality septic treatment like Septic System Digester Have your system pumped regularly.

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