Septic maintenance is one of those things a lot of homeowners like to put off but the reality is this: a tank on your properly is your responsibility. It’s not the most pleasant topic that comes to mind, and it’s easy to forget about, tucked below ground and out of sight. A working tank shouldn’t need to be a daily concern after all. But that doesn’t mean you should ignore your septic system for years. Over time, small leaks or clogs can cause serious issues if left unaddressed. For these reasons, it’s a good idea to mark your calendar every six months or so for a routine spot check of your system’s performance. Take fifteen minutes out of your day NOW to save yourself hours of headache later. Let’s explore some easy ways to check the health of your septic system.
If you’ve recently purchased a home with a septic system or you’re building a home that will have a septic system, it’s important to know what you’re getting into. With proper knowledge and maintenance, owning a septic system won’t be much different than owning a home hooked up to a sewer line. However, without this knowledge, you could face damage to your tank and costly repairs. Read the post below to learn about your new septic system and find out the top things you need to know.