How to Prolong the Life of Your Sand Filter System
26 October 2017
As a homeowner, you can take several measures to ensure that sand filter systems on your property last for a long time. Below are some useful steps that can assist you:
Maintain your lawn
Mowing your lawn does more than keep your property attractive. A mowed lawn can prolong the useful life of your sand filter system. This is because the grass absorbs the moisture that is discharged by the septic system.
What you should know about having a septic system in the winter
9 August 2016
When you have a septic system, you need to be careful about everything from the pipes to the tank. Not only should you be careful what goes down the drains and have the tank pumped regularly, but, when the temperatures drop in the winter, it also requires some special care and attention. Here are some things to know about having a septic system during the winter season.
The Septic System Can Freeze
Prevent Grease Trap Issues with These Maintenance Tips
25 April 2016
A grease trap or interceptor is an essential device that you can have in your restaurant, café, or even at home. These devices are designed to prevent fats, oils, and grease from entering into your sewer lines. If these materials are not stopped, they will accumulate and solidify with time. This can obstruct the waste water flow, leading to the backing up of the sewage. However, for the grease trap to work effectively, proper maintenance is required.
How to properly care for your drain field
16 February 2016
The drain field is one of the two major components of your septic system. There's the septic tank that separates the solid wastes from the wastewater (effluent), and the drain field where the actual treatment of the wastewater occurs. In the drain field, perforated pipes are placed underground from the septic tank and spread out over a large area. Once the effluent moves through the perforations into the soil, it gets filtered as the soil absorbs bacteria and organic material.