Christmas is coming soon, meaning everyone is scrambling to finish their shopping, wrap gifts, bake cookies, and finish up any other holiday tasks. If you’re hosting guests over the weekend, on Christmas Eve, or on Christmas day, you’re probably scrambling to get your home in tip top shape, cleaning every room and making sure your decorations are in order. When preparing your home for the Christmas holiday, one thing that might slip your mind is your septic system. It’s important to properly prepare your septic system for guests and other holiday-related challenges to make sure it continues to function properly during this busy time.
If you’ve been to the mall lately, you might have noticed that the holiday season is already upon us. Halloween might have just ended, but Thanksgiving will be here before you know it. To prepare for the holiday season, you might do a deep cleaning of your home and get the yard in shape before the snow. Because the holidays bring extra food prep and lots of guests, it’s also important to prepare your septic system for this busy time of year. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you take care of your septic system during the holiday season.
Your septic system is an important part of your home, so you should always treat it properly. In addition to regular maintenance, it’s a good idea to consider any factors that might increase the risk of damage to your septic system. The Thanksgiving holiday can lead to some of these risk factors because of all of the cooking you do paired with having guests. However, Thanksgiving doesn’t mean your septic system will be damaged, it just means you should be careful and take a few extra precautions before the holiday. We’ve compiled a list of the top five things you should remember about your septic system on Thanksgiving.
With Thanksgiving on Thursday, the holiday season has officially begun. During the holidays, your septic system has unique needs specific to this time of the year. Frequent guests or guests staying for long periods of time mean an increased use of toilets, showers, and other water sources. Preparation of large holiday meals will increase the use of your dishwasher and garbage disposal. These activities will lead to extra stress on your septic system, which means you should take extra precautions. Here’s how to keep your septic system healthy during the holiday season.