Entries by Janette Bennett

How Does Weather Affect Your Septic System

How does weather affect your septic system? It doesn’t, does it? After all, your septic system lies buried, safe and secure from the ravages of the elements, right? Wrong. Extreme weather — in any season — can create serious problems for any septic system. This month we’ll take a look at how rainy and stormy […]

Septic Systems: Pros and Cons

Are you thinking about septic system pros and cons? As a home or property owner, you probably want the best for your investments. One of the most important parts of owning a home or property is to make sure that the plumbing is up to date, cost-effective and running smoothly. That’s where septic systems come […]

Septic Tank: Size Matters

Septic systems are not a “one size fits all” type of system. Though one size tank might work for one household, that doesn’t mean it will work for every household. Talking with a plumbing and septic tank expert is going to be your best way to make sure you’re getting the right size tank. This […]

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Septic Tank Warning Signs

One of the unsung, often forgotten heroes of every home is the plumbing. Whether it’s a sewer system or a septic tank system, the plumbing in your house is a vital part of your everyday life. From washing dishes, to bathing children and pets, to doing the laundry, all these things require a pristine  plumbing […]

What is a Septic Tank?

When it comes to household plumbing systems, there are only two options: Sewer and Septic. Sewer systems are run by the local governments, but septic systems are installed and managed by individuals on private property. The primary unit of a septic system is the septic tank. In this article, we will discuss what a septic tank is, how it […]