Category Archives: Septic Systems

How to protect septic tanks for the winter?

Winter is almost here, and with it comes freezing temperatures that can wreak havoc on your septic system. Here are some ways that freezing weather affects your septic system in winter and ways you can prevent damage. Do septic tanks freeze? Yes, freezing temperatures can cause different parts to freeze up. The pipes leading from your home to […]

What is a septic system and how much does it cost?

The septic system usually consists of two main components: the septic tank and the absorption bed that is sometimes referred to as the disposal, leach, or drain field. The septic system is connected to the house by sewage piping. The price that you should expect to pay for the system and installation will vary widely […]

Avoiding Problems – Septic Systems

First things first: KNOW WHERE YOUR TANK IS! External Care Don’t drive over the system or compact the soil with heavy equipment Don’t dig around it or build anything on top of it Don’t cover the septic system with concrete Divert roof drainage & downspouts away from it Do not plant deep-rooted vegetation near the system, […]