Septic System Maintenance (Is It Important?)

Septic System MaintenanceA septic tank system is a vital component of your home. While the system often goes unnoticed, it is hard at work twenty-four hours a day treating and disposing of your household waste. As the adage “out of sight out of mind” implies, many homeowners ignore or fail to schedule regular septic system maintenance. A neglected septic system can lead to a myriad of problems such as an unpleasant sewage odor, seeping or overflowing septic tanks and leach fields in addition to backed up or overflowing toilets that could introduce toxic sewage into your home.

How Often Should A Septic System Be Pumped?

Septic System Pumping Is A MustGenerally, septic systems are not the same as the common city sewer systems familiar to people. In the city sewer system, once the unwanted waste has been flushed down a sewer drain, it is transported to a water treatment plant for treatment. Conversely, septic tanks are owned by people and are located on private land. Waste drained down a septic drain doesn’t go very far from its source. It’s being stored in an underground tank until a septic pumping firm is contacted to empty it. And so, it is the homeowners’ responsibility to schedule when to

Year Round Septic System Care Tips

Year Round Septic System Care TipsAt Dan’s Plumbing & Septic, we understand the value that your septic system holds. While most homeowners are not thinking about all the ways they can help their septic system, that is all we are thinking about over here! Maintaining your septic system will reward you with many years of service. It’s important to make simple, small changes for big results. So, for any property owners out there, it’s important to know some of the simple year-round tips that will keep your septic system healthy for many years to come.

Tips for Septic System Care

Tips for Septic System CareIf you live in a home with a septic system, you can expect it to last between 20-40 years if you use it properly, and have it regularly maintained. Not only do you want your septic system to last for as long as possible, but you also want to prevent a major septic system failure that can mean a big, smelly mess. Dan’s Plumbing & Septic can help with septic system maintenance and repair when you need it. Our team makes the following recommendations for keeping your septic system working functioning well

Importance of Septic Care

Importance of Septic CareHomes that are connected to city or municipal water and sewage have some luxuries that homes with septic systems do not. For instance, houses connected to municipal systems tend to not have to worry about using garbage disposals. However, houses that are connected to septic systems should never use garbage disposals. Garbage disposals are capable of causing significant damage to septic systems. It is possible for you to take some easy steps to ensure that your septic system remains functional, and with help from our team

Tips to Properly Maintain Your Garbage Disposal

If your home has a garbage disposal, you know the convenience of letting certain food into the drain. While not all foods are safe to go down the drain, if you have a garbage disposal, it allows you to reduce waste and also saves time. At Dan’s Plumbing & Septic, we offer garbage disposal installation and repair services. If you have an issue with your current garbage disposal or want to add one to your kitchen, don’t hesitate to contact us today! We can have it repaired or a new one installed in no time.