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Why Hire a Professional for Septic Tank Installation?

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If you have a septic tank, you know it’s a vital part of your home that needs proper installation and maintenance. Installing one is a job you can’t cut corners while doing. So, whether you’re placing a septic tank for a new home or replacing your old one, you should always hire a certified professional for your Covington, GA, septic tank installation and services. Here’s why.


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August 1st, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

The Most Common Septic Tank Problems

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Regular and consistent maintenance of your septic system is critical to maintaining a healthy environment in and around your home. Because of the nature of septic systems, though, they often run into problems. The following is a rundown of some of the most common septic system issues and why if you need septic service in Conyers, GA, avoiding the situations on this list is vital . . .Continue Reading »

July 4th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

How to Avoid the Common Causes of Clogged Drains

Unfortunately, it’s pretty easy for the drains in your home to become clogged. A clogged drain can cause many plumbing problems, such as costly repairs for which you’ll need to hire a plumber. Here’s how you can avoid the common causes of clogged drains in your home today.

Use a Plunger

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June 26th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

How to Care for Your Septic System

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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 do’s and don’ts of maintaining your septic tank that you should . . .Continue Reading »

April 6th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

5 Reasons to Hire an Expert for Clogged Lines

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

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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.

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February 6th, 2018 | By | Posted in Uncategorized

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?

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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

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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.

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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



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