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The Need of Regular Maintenance of Your Septic Tank

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Under normal circumstances, your septic system quietly performs a critical task that keeps your household running efficiently without any problems. However, there are some septic system issues that can arise periodically and cause life to grind to a halt in your home when the septic system fails to perform its delegated function. In those cases, you’ll have no choice but to call a septic service . . .Continue Reading »

December 9th, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Ways to Prepare Your Septic Tank for Winter

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Winter can wreak havoc on your plumbing system when the temperature plummets, so it’s important for homeowners to protect their pipes to prevent freezing and flooding. Your septic system will also benefit from a little extra forethought and care before winter comes and after it hits because it can be vulnerable to the colder temperatures as well. Here are some ways you can prepare your . . .Continue Reading »

December 2nd, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Risks Associated with DIY Septic Tank Cleaning

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A clean, well-maintained septic tank is an essential component of your home. When your tank is working properly, your indoor drains work better, and you have less of a risk of experiencing sewage odor or backup indoors.  

A clean septic tank also lasts longer, which saves you money in the long run. But before you get out your shovel and rags and get to cleaning, it’s . . .Continue Reading »

September 16th, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

How Often Should a Septic Tank Be Pumped?

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It might not seem like it, but septic tanks don’t just get by on their own. After years of reliable service, you might think that you don’t have to do anything if you’re new to having a septic tank, but they need to be maintained just like anything else. In particular, they need to be pumped periodically. This literally means having the contents of your . . .Continue Reading »

August 4th, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Top Considerations When Choosing a Septic Tank Cleaning Service

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If your home’s waste removal is done through a private septic system, it’s important that you have the number of a great septic tank cleaning service in your phone. Septic cleaning is a maintenance service that needs to be done once every 3-5 years. When you don’t adhere to this schedule, and the tank gets dirty, you end up with a smelly yard, clogged drains, . . .Continue Reading »

July 4th, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Septic Tank Cleaning vs Replacement: Know Your Needs

A septic tank is a vital feature for some homes and businesses that don’t have an alternative sewer system to access. So the thought of having to replace your septic tank can understandably make you very nervous.

However, the best way to improve your waste management access may be to replace the entire system–if it’s defective or damaged–with a new and more capable one. But how . . .Continue Reading »

June 3rd, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Septic Tank Maintenance Mistakes You Need to Avoid


Whether you’re a city kid gone country or just built a new home just beyond the city limits, if you’re new to septic tank ownership, there are a handful of things that could catch you by surprise. Your septic tank is underground, which means it’s out of sight and, often, out of mind. Unfortunately, when something goes wrong, it’s . . .Continue Reading »

May 4th, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Tips to Prepare for a Septic Tank Inspection

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Maintaining your septic tank is crucial if you want it to work efficiently. There are a lot of elements involved in maintaining your septic tank’s health. The most important thing you need to do is have your septic tank inspected at least once every three years. If you’ve scheduled a septic tank inspection, there are a few things you should do to prepare for that . . .Continue Reading »

March 21st, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Factors Affecting Your Septic Maintenance Plan


If you have a septic system on your property, it needs regular servicing and maintenance to stay in proper working order. After all, you send all the waste from your house into your septic tank, whether you’re using the toilet, taking a shower, or running the laundry. It’s very easy to push that tank past capacity, in which case the waste could start to back . . .Continue Reading »

March 7th, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

Top Benefits of Regular Septic Tank Cleaning


Listen up, septic tank owners. If it’s been a while since you’ve had your septic tank serviced, you could be one flush away from a major plumbing disaster. Regular septic tank pumping in Covington, GA, is an important maintenance service that all septic tank owners need at least once every three years. So, why are you putting off this essential service?

Most people don’t get regular . . .Continue Reading »

February 1st, 2019 | By | Posted in Uncategorized



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