• RSS Feed

A Pump Away Environmental's Blog

How to Care for Your Septic System

Html code: Many homeowners who have septic tank systems seem to operate on the “out of sight, out of mind” as applied to their septic service in Covington, GA. However, it’s important to maintain your septic system and to care for it so that it continues to operate in good working condition. Here are some basic . . .Continue Reading »

April 6th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

5 Reasons to Hire an Expert for Clogged Lines

drain pole

You never appreciate a drain until it’s clogged. You can go through life thinking everything just takes care of itself, forgetting that what makes modern life work is things like pipes and drains working properly. Then all of a sudden, bam! A pipe is clogged and your whole life comes to a screeching halt. Before you pull out your monkey wrench and try to solve . . .Continue Reading »

March 14th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Hazardous Effects of Failing Septic Systems

Manhole cover in the garden

Health Hazards

We all know septic system problems can be messy, unpleasant, and cost you money. But did you know that they can also endanger your health, your family’s health, and the health of the environment? With one-third of Americans relying on underground septic systems, this is a serious concern.

The most serious effects of an old or malfunctioning septic system are the spread of germs and . . .Continue Reading »

February 6th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Various Components of a Septic System

1629628_APump Away Environmental_Various Components of a Septic System

At A Pump Away Environmental, we know that it’s incredibly easy to take your septic system for granted. After all, if your septic system is operating properly, you have little reason to worry or even think about. However, the health and maintenance of your septic system is vital. It’s typically recommended that you have your septic system cleaned every three to five years, but there . . .Continue Reading »

January 27th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

What’s the Difference between Septic Tank Pumping and Cleaning?

Septic tank pumper

Your septic tank is something that you should never take for granted, but people unfortunately do. Although some homeowners are very good about maintaining their septic tank’s health and performance, that doesn’t mean it can go forever without a thorough cleaning or being pumped. Are cleaning and pumping actually that different? It might be surprising, but they really are.

Cleaning versus Pumping

Pumping tends to be a . . .Continue Reading »

January 8th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

How to Unblock Clogged Lines


Your septic system’s lines aren’t draining as they should. Your toilets aren’t flushing as they should. Your sink drains may be slowly draining or not draining at all. It can be a real headache. You may even need to call in a septic service to help you get everything flowing again. However, there is something that you can do before calling in the cavalry.

Bacterial Septic . . .Continue Reading »

December 11th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

When to Call for Emergency Septic Service


Every homeowner hopes to avoid the need for emergency septic service in Covington, GA. But, that’s not always possible, so it’s essential for you to recognize the need for help before the problem compounds. Here’s what to watch for so that you know when to call Covington, GA, septic service professionals.

Backed Up Drains

Backed-up drains or toilets are a sure sign that something is wrong and . . .Continue Reading »

November 10th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

The Advantages of Industrial Septic Tank Services

Septic tank

When it comes to choosing which system to use for your sewage services, most people take an easier alternative, like a shared sewer system. However, many don’t realize the benefits offered by having a professionally installed septic tank system. These systems require regular upkeep from a local Covington, GA, septic service to ensure proper operation. But there are many benefits to that investment as well. . . .Continue Reading »

September 30th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Septic Tank: When & How Frequently It Should be Pumped

Pumping a Septic Tank

Regular septic service in Covington, GA, is critical if you want to keep your system running smoothly. Regular pumping removes the scum and sludge that eventually collects in the tank with regular use. If a tank isn’t pumped regularly, you run the risk of overflow which will cause the sewage to back up into your home or seep out into the drain field and possibly . . .Continue Reading »

September 8th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

The Importance of Regular Septic Maintenance

Unclogging septic system. Cleaning and unblocking drain full of disposable wipes and other non biodegradable items.

A septic tank can last for numerous years when cared for properly, so it’s important you have regular professional septic service in Covington, GA. Not only does regular maintenance ensure your septic tank has a long life, but it can also help you avoid inconvenient and costly problems. Here’s why it’s important to have septic specialists regularly pump and inspect your septic system.

Protect Your Home

Regular . . .Continue Reading »

August 8th, 2017 | By | Posted in Uncategorized



Emergency Service Available. Call Now!

    (770) 922-4358