If you have a septic system in your home, it is important to take care of your system by using household products that are safe and won’t cause issues for your septic system. With so many different products out there, it can be difficult to know which ones to avoid. To better understand why you should avoid certain household products, it is first important to understand how your septic system works.
Your septic system relies on bacteria to break down wastes and solids. These bacteria require a certain type of environment to survive. Many common household products kill the bacteria in your septic tank, rendering it useless. Once the bacteria in your septic system has been eliminated, it can cause inconvenient and even costly issues including:
An important part of maintaining your septic system is avoiding harmful household products that can kill the bacteria in your system. Products that you should avoid putting in your septic system include:
It is important to be aware of the products you are using in your home to avoid clogs or other damage to your septic system. At Affordable Sanitation, we can help you with maintaining your septic system with our septic pumping services and we can also perform septic tank repairs and installations. Call us today to learn more about our septic system services!
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