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10 Things You CAN’T Flush Down the Toilet With a Septic System

Posted by ADB Septic on October 16, 2018

In our experience, many homeowners assume the toilet can be used as some sort of custom trash disposal; you wouldn’t believe the things we have cleared from septic systems!

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Topics: Septic System Maintenance, Flushable Items

Everything You Need to Know About Your Septic System

Posted by ADB Septic on October 11, 2018

The most common question people ask is “how long does a septic tank last?” The short answer is: septic tanks can last anywhere from about 20 to 40 years. The large gap in the lifespan is primarily due to how the septic is maintained. Maintenance and care for your system can also be the difference between the tank lasting longer or shorter than anticipated. Without the proper care, septic systems may not last as long and may also be prone to failing causing costly damages. If you have a septic tank in your home, here's everything you need to know.

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Topics: Septic System Maintenance, Septic System Facts, Septic Systems

The Basics of Grease Trap Maintenance

Posted by ADB Septic on October 9, 2018

Restaurant grease traps are essential to a well-functioning restaurant kitchen. They handle all of the grease that cooking your food produces, allowing your plumbing to remain clog-free. Not only are they important for the functionality of your plumbing, but they also promote a healthy and safe environment for employees and customers alike. We've compiled the most important information you need to know about grease traps and grease trap maintenance.

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Topics: Restaurant Grease Traps, Grease Trap Maintenance, Grease Trap Pumping

Drain Cleaning Services: What You Should Know

Posted by ADB Septic on October 4, 2018

Clogged drains, whether it’s your kitchen sink, bathroom sink, or bathtub, can be very frustrating. Fortunately, there is a solution to these clogs: professional drain cleaning. When you hire professional drain cleaning services, you can clear not only the clog giving you trouble, but all of the clogs in your plumbing. If you’re considering hiring a professional drain cleaner, we’ve compiled the information you need to know.

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Topics: Drain Cleaning Services, Questions About Drain Cleaning, Professional Drain Cleaning

Portable Toilets in the Fall: What You Should Know

Posted by ADB Septic on October 2, 2018

 

 

The weather is getting cooler and suddenly there are signs for pumpkin patches and apple orchards everywhere you look. That’s right, it’s fall in New England. Fall is a great time of the year full of hot apple cider, beautiful foliage, and Halloween candy. Because it’s such a great time of year, there are typically lots of outdoor events to help celebrate the season. If you’re hosting an outdoor event this fall, you’ll need to provide restrooms for your guests to ensure they can properly enjoy the event and stay a while. If you’re considering renting portable toilets for an event this fall, here’s what you should know.

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Topics: Portable Toilet Rentals, Portable Toilets in the Fall, Portable Toilets for Fall

8 Reasons to Have Portable Toilets at Your Next Event

Posted by ADB Septic on September 27, 2018

When you’re hosting an outdoor event, the comfort of your guests can be a difficult task. Among the amenities you’ll need to consider is access to restrooms. One of the easiest and best solutions to this problem is to rent portable toilets for your event. They will provide easy access to restrooms for guests and lessen the workload for you and your fellow hosts. This article lists some of the top reasons why you should consider renting portable toilets for your next event.

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Topics: Portable Toilets, Portable Toilet Rentals, Portable Toilets for Events

How Can I Save Money on Septic System Maintenance?

Posted by ADB Septic on September 25, 2018

Proper maintenance is an important part of keeping your septic system in good working order. If you don’t take care of your septic system, it will probably require more frequent maintenance due to damage and other issues. To avoid costly maintenance, you should take care of your septic system and keep up with day-to-day maintenance. We've compiled a list of tips to help you keep your system in good working order to avoid expensive repairs and maintenance.

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Topics: Septic System Maintenance, Saving Money

Septic System Maintenance in the Fall: What You Should Know

Posted by ADB Septic on September 21, 2018

Proper maintenance is essential to keeping your septic system in good working order. There are some maintenance techniques, like watching what you flush down your toilet, that are good practice year round. However, there are also some maintenance techniques that are season-specific. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you maintain your septic system in the fall. 

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Topics: fall septic system maintenance, Septic System Maintenance, Septic System Tips

Why is There a Bad Smell Coming From My Drain?

Posted by ADB Septic on September 18, 2018

Have you noticed a weird smell coming from your shower or sink drain? Sometimes, smells coming from your drain can be solved by simply running water down them for a while. However, if running water doesn’t work, the problem is probably something a bit more severe. Typically, if running water doesn’t eliminate odor coming from your pipes, you’re probably dealing with a clog that’s been building for a while. Read below to learn about the reasons that clogs can lead to odors and what you can do about it.

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Topics: Clogged Drain, Odors Coming From Drain, Drain Cleaning, Drain Cleaning Services

Is My Main Sewer Line Clogged?

Posted by ADB Septic on September 13, 2018

When you’re having problems with your drains, chances are, it’s probably a clog. If you have a clog in a specific drain, it should be fairly easy to eliminate. However, when your main sewer line is clogged, it will cause problems in multiple drains throughout your home and be very difficult to solve. If you’re worried your main sewer line might be clogged, look for the following warning signs.

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Topics: Clogged Sewer Line, Main Sewer Line, Drain Cleaning Services

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