One question that we often receive from homeowners is “Is it acceptable to use a garbage disposal with a septic system?” While most garbage disposal manufacturers will quickly tell you that you can use their product with your septic system, they are ignoring the troublesome truth that can be hiding behind that answer. This blog post seeks to explore the truth about how garbage disposals interact with septic systems.
Many homeowners worry about the materials that go down their drains. If you don’t pay close attention to these materials, you could end up dumping materials down your drain that are harmful to your septic tank. In moderation, bleach will not harm your septic tank. However, there are many precautions that should be taken when exposing your septic system to bleach, as it can be very harmful. Read below to learn about the dangers of exposing your septic system to bleach.