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2018

Truth Or Fiction: Septic Tank Edition

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Septic tanks are those mysterious, waste-filled tanks located underground in your backyard. Since you rarely see your septic tank, you may not know much about it. And to make matters worse, some of the information floating around about septic tanks is merely folklore. It’s time to get to the bottom of the problem! It’s time for Truth or Fiction: Septic Tank Edition. Truth or Fiction: You can’t use bleach when you have a septic tank since it will kill the bacteria.…

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3 Important Maintenance Tips For Residential Septic Systems

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Septic systems play an important role for properties that are isolated away from the city. They collect sewage and decompose it through biological activity. For them to work properly, though, you need to remember these maintenance tips.  Conserve Water Daily  The more water you use each day, the more water enters your septic system. This can result in many problems, such as costly overflowing. As a countermeasure, your family can practice good water conversation.…

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Three Septic Tank Servicing Myths To Be Aware Of

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Do you live in a home that has a septic tank? If so, you may have heard a few myths about servicing the tank of the years. Before you do anything that could be bad for the septic tank, know the truth behind these three septic tank maintenance myths.  Myth: You Must Regularly Add Bacteria To The Septic Tank It’s true that septic tanks need bacteria for it to break down the waste effectively, it is not a good idea to regularly put bacteria additives into the tank.…

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What To Know About Septic Tank Cleaning

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For many people, owning a septic tank is like second nature because they’ve used one their entire lives. However, for people used to city sewage, owning a tank could seem overwhelming because you are responsible for the maintenance. One type of maintenance you can’t ignore is residential septic tank cleaning. Septic tanks should be regularly cleaned to prevent serious consequences. Check out these three facts you must know about septic tank cleaning.…

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4 Ways to Properly Maintain a Septic Tank

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Your septic tank, just like every other major appliance system within your home, needs to be properly maintained to ensure that it continues to operate as effectively as possible for as long as possible. Understanding some of the simpler things that you can do to ensure that your septic tank is working properly can help you avoid the disruption of potential problems down the road. Pump the Tank While not an everyday thing that you should do to maintain the integrity of your septic tank, you should nonetheless ensure that you have a regular pumping schedule set up with a contractor for your septic tank.…

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