Septic System Maintenance Tips

  • Make sure your septic tank is pumped at least once every 24 to 36 months.
  • You should be familiar with the map of your septic system and the position of its elements. Your septic tank can be easily tracked by our electronic pipe locator. Even though we are providing staff for your tank uncover, if you choose to reduce costs, you can by locating and exposing your tank on your own.
  • Water conserving devices will prolong the functionality of your septic system.
  • Do not plant trees near the septic system.
  • Do not drive above your septic system if it is not specially designed for it.
  • Avoid using powdered soaps, since liquid ones and detergents are less likely to provoke clogging in your septic system.
  • Avoid pouring grease, oil and chemicals through your kitchen drain.
  • Avoid using your garbage disposal. If you are in need of using it, make sure your septic tank is pumped more frequently.
  • You can prolong the life of your septic system by embracing water conservation practices and installing water conserving equipment.