Posts Tagged ‘septic systems’

Maintaining Septic Tanks and Sewer Lines: Experts Share Their Best Advice

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September 10, 2020 by Julia Weaver Whether you live in a beach house in Jamestown, RI or a cabin near Portland, OR,  your home has a septic system or a sewer system. Maintaining Septic tanks and sewer lines differ in many ways, but also offer many of the same benefits. Basically, both systems offer reliable drainage of wastewater from your home and make it possible for you to take showers, do laundry, wash the dishes, and flush toilets. Septic tank and sewer line maintenance will be different, but there are general guidelines to follow regardless of what type of system your home has to help…

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Spring Septic Cleaning

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Spring Cleaning Has Begun! Spring has arrived which is a great time to get your Septic Cleaned, Inspected or Repaired! We know what you’re thinking, is this really necessary? Personally, I’d rather be planting flowers, trees and gardens, but if it’s been over 3-5 years since your septic has been pumped, you may want to consider having it done. Signs you may be having issues with your Septic Tank One of the first things you’ll notice is a strong sewage odor around your tank or in your drain field. Next, you may notice a drain in the kitchen, bathroom or…

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Tips to Avoid Septic System Issues During the Holiday Season

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The holidays should be a time of celebration, enjoyment and relaxation with family and friends. Holiday parties hosted at your home and housing out of town relatives can create havoc on your septic system. Your septic system’s drain field may not be able to handle the increased usage. No one ever wants to hear the dreaded words, “the toilet is backing up”! Here are a few tips to help you survive the holidays without incident: Stagger the use of showers and baths By staggering showers and baths, you reduce the amount of water entering your septic system. You can accomplish…

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