Category: Septic tank care

Difference between bacteria and enzymes

Difference between bacteria and enzymes

With all the confusion over whether to use bacteria or enzymes to unclog failing septic systems, a simple explanation of the two will hopefully put an end to this never ending debate. Bacteria eat waste …
Leach Field Cleaning

Leach Field Cleaning

Leach field cleaning is a term that has been widely used when referencing a septic tank and drain field pump out. If a septic system is properly maintained, the necessary maintenance that should be performed …
Leach Field Treatment

Leach Field Treatment

Septic tank and leach field treatment typically consisting of a beneficial bacteria and enzyme additive. Before the introduction of harsh chemicals, anti bacterial hand soaps and cleaning products, septic systems functioned on their own with …
Septic Safe Toilet Paper

Septic Safe Toilet Paper

Where to Buy Septic Safe Toilet Paper? There are many varieties of toilet papers on the market with many of them notentirely safe for septic systems. The Office of Wastewater Management has concluded from the …
Septic Tank Problems and Septic Odors

Septic Tank Problems and Septic Odors

Septic tank problems and odors can arise when you least expect it. Special events and get together are prime time for septic tank backups and gurgling toilets that produce toxic odors. Septic systems that are …
Gurgling sounds coming from pipes

Gurgling sounds coming from pipes

A lot of people hear gurgling sounds coming form plumbing pipes and usually don’t think twice about it. Sometimes the gurgling occurs as a normal gas flow process while other times these sounds can be …
Septic Safe Toilet Paper

Septic Safe Toilet Paper

There are many home owners that unknowingly develop bad habits that can lead up to a septic tank and drain filed failure. Anti bacterial soap and the use of harsh cleaning chemicals are just a …
Septic Safe Toilet Paper

Septic Safe Toilet Paper

Just a quick thought on the use of toilet paper and bathroom tissue for use in septic tank and drain field systems. With the introduction of anti bacteria hand soaps and anti bacterial house hold …