Finding Solutions for Your Septic Tank Problems

  • Purchased A Home With A Septic Tank? A Few Things You Need To Know

    29 February 2016

    If you have just purchased a home with a septic tank, there are a few things that you need to know in order to protect your home and keep your septic tank safe and working properly.  Your Tank Needs An Annual Inspection The first thing you need to know is that even though you can't see your septic tank, it doesn't mean that your septic tank doesn't need a little attention every once in a while.

  • Family Reunion Time: 4 Ways To Keep The Portable Toilets Germ-Free

    16 January 2016

    It's your turn to host the family reunion. Unfortunately, you don't have adequate restroom facilities for all the guests that will be attending. Portable toilets are the best way to ensure that your guests have a place to relieve themselves while they're staying on your property. You want to make sure that your portable toilets are clean and sanitary for your guests. You're not going to have time to provide continuous cleaning services for the facilities, but you can still make sure they're sanitary.

  • Do You Need A Portable Restroom For Your Construction Work Site?

    5 November 2015

    Contractors setting up a relatively small construction work site may wonder whether or not they need to rent a portable restroom for the crew. Renting portable toilets isn't always a necessity, but it's essential to rent portable restrooms under certain conditions. OSHA Requirements The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) normally requires one toilet facility if there are 20 or fewer workers on a construction site, and more facilities for larger numbers of workers.

  • Why You Should Repair Your Septic System Before Putting Your Home Up For Sale

    7 September 2015

    If you are getting ready to put your home on the market, you probably don't want to spend any more money on it than necessary. This means that if there is an issue with the septic system, you might be thinking about leaving it for the next buyer to deal with. However, these are some of the reasons why you should repair your faulty septic system before putting your home on the market.

  • Forgot To Empty Your Septic Tank? Confine The Mess With These Tips

    31 August 2015

    If raw sewage seeps into your yard because you forgot to empty your septic tank on time, you may still have time to prevent a huge disaster. You should empty your septic tank every 1-3 years, depending on whether or not you have a garbage disposal. If you don't keep up with your septic pumping schedule, the tank can overflow into your drain field. Until your contractor arrives to clean up the mess, here are things you can do now to contain it.

  • Annual Maintenance For Your Septic System

    26 August 2015

    Septic systems can be finicky, but when properly maintained, they can last for decades without requiring any major maintenance apart from the occasional pumping. To help make sure that every part of your septic system is running smoothly, you should give it an inspection about once a year. Some of this inspection will require the help of a professional, but there are a number of things you can do yourself.

  • Moving Into A House With A Septic System: What You Should Know

    18 August 2015

    When you purchase a new house, there are many things that you have to consider and keep in mind as you move in and begin to maintain and fix up your home to live in. And because this is your first house that runs on a septic system rather than plumbing that drains into a city sewage system, you have added learning to do. While the majority of the time, running on a septic system is much like any other type of plumbing, there are some significant differences that you should keep in mind.

  • Used To Sewers? Here's What You Need To Know About Your New Home's Septic Tank

    12 August 2015

    The majority of people in the United States use public sewers instead of private septic tanks. Septic tanks and sewers may have the same goal (to process waste water), but the differences between these two systems are pronounced and significant. They function differently, and the responsibilities of the homeowners are different. If you're used to sewers, knowing these differences will help you become adjusted to your septic system, so you can begin maintaining your system properly from the start.

  • 4 Situations In Which To Rent Portable Toilets

    11 August 2015

    There are several different situations where you may be required to rent a portable toilet for you, your family, and your friends to be able to go to the bathroom. Thankfully, most of the time it is quite easy to rent as many portable toilets as you need for as long as you need. These toilets are delivered and picked up for you, and will also be cleaned out for you when necessary.