Blog | Affordable Sanitation - Part 2


Should I Use Septic Tank Additives?

If your wastewater is treated by a septic system on your property, then you have probably heard about septic tank additives. These additives, which can be either chemical or biological, are available at chemical stores, septic tank services/suppliers, and in discount stores across the country. These products are sold as a means to increase the … Continue reading “Should I Use Septic Tank Additives?”

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Monday, 25 February 2019

Can My Septic System Contaminate My Well Water?

You may be concerned about water contamination if you have both a septic system and a well on your property. While it is possible for a septic system to contaminate your well water or other bodies of water that are in close proximity to it, there are some simple precautions that homeowners can take to … Continue reading “Can My Septic System Contaminate My Well Water?”

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019

What Happens During the Septic System Cleaning Process?

To properly maintain your septic system and ensure its optimal functionality, you should schedule a cleaning about every 3 years. The cleaning process involves multiple steps that allow technicians to clear the entire system and assess it for any damage or malfunction.

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Thursday, 10 January 2019

How Often Should a Septic Tank be Cleaned?

It may surprise you to know that a well-maintained septic system only needs to be pumped every 3-5 years. Several factors affect the length of time that can pass between pumpings. Details like household size, septic tank size, the total amount of wastewater produced, and the amount of solids in the wastewater all help to … Continue reading “How Often Should a Septic Tank be Cleaned?”

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Thursday, 6 December 2018

Maintaining a Septic System Over the Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, it is important for homeowners with septic systems to consider the potential damage that could occur if the system gets backed up due to the increased usage and system overload that comes with welcoming guests into your home for a party or extended stay. Luckily, there are some easy to follow, … Continue reading “Maintaining a Septic System Over the Holiday Season”

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Thursday, 29 November 2018

What are the Costs Involved with Trenchless Pipe Replacement?

Dealing with a damaged or failed sewer pipe is no easy task. It is a messy issue and creates a variety of problems until you have it repaired or replaced. The good news is, with new trenchless technologies, you may not have to spend thousands of dollars to have your sewer lines replaced.

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Tuesday, 30 October 2018

How to Find Sewer Lines Outside of Your Home

Much like your roof or the carpet inside of your home, your plumbing must be maintained to keep it functioning correctly. Eventually, just like many aspects of your home, your plumbing will need to be replaced.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Top Qualities of a Good Septic Company

Many times, homeowners do not have a lot of knowledge of their septic systems, which is why it is essential when looking for a septic company to hire, you know what qualities to look for. This will help ensure you are hiring the best company for the job.

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Friday, 31 August 2018

Who is the Culprit? The Septic Tank or The Drain Field?

When you’re having issues with your septic tank it may be difficult to determine what is causing the issue. In most cases when your septic tank is not functioning properly a failed drain field or leach field is likely the culprit.

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Friday, 17 August 2018

What You Need to Know About Septic Tank Pumping

Septic tanks are a clean and cost-efficient way to get rid of wastewater and when managed properly will provide trouble-free wastewater drainage for years to come. One the most important parts of maintaining your septic system is regular septic tank pumping and inspection.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2018


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