Finding Solutions for Your Septic Tank Problems

  • What To Do When Your Septic Tank Is Overflowing Into Your Yard

    26 September 2016

    Have you noticed puddles of smelly water in your yard near your septic leech field? Unfortunately, this means your septic tank is overflowing. Take a deep breath -- the situation's not as bad as it sounds. All you need to do to remedy the problem is follow these steps: Step 1: Stop using water. At this point, the more water you discharge into the tank, the more is going to leak out.

  • Drain Flies: What Do You Do?

    10 August 2016

    Outdoor flies are bad enough, but indoor flies are nasty and relentless. Unfortunately, many different breeds of flies can afflict your living space. Drain flies are particularly unpleasant. If you have these pests, you can take several steps to remove them from your home. Identify Often, drain flies are mistaken for some other type of pest. Fruit flies are found near both fresh food and rotting food, so you will spot them near drains and garbage.

  • Moving To A New Home With A Septic Tank: A Simple Guide

    15 July 2016

    If you've always lived in homes connected to the public sewers before, moving into a home with a septic tank may leave you with some questions. Septic systems are not as complicated to maintain and utilize as you may imagine, and looking over the following information should help to allay most of your concerns. Pumping The Tank All of the waste that is flushed down your toilets and all of the water that goes down your drain ends up in your septic tank.

  • Got Kids? How Safe Is Your Septic System?

    8 June 2016

    Septic systems are generally safe for children. They can usually play on them or around them without any worries. The leach bed is also a safe place for your children to be, so you don't really have to worry about the safety of your septic system as long as it's operating properly. However, certain septic system failures can prove to be detrimental to your children. Some can even be fatal. For this reason you have to perform routine inspections on your septic system and make sure that any of the following problems are identified and dealt with immediately.

  • 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.