Ever heard the expression "out of sight out of mind?" This is the problem with most homeowners when it comes to septic inspections. Even though septic systems are an integral part of every household, many homeowners forget to regularly have their systems inspected since they are usually underground. However, not having your septic system inspected regularly can lead to disastrous results and costly repairs. So here is everything you need to know about Septic system inspections.
Many homeowners do not realize that they can drastically shorten the lifespan of their septic system by not properly caring for it, which will lead to costly repairs or replacements down the road. For example, many people are unaware that flushing certain cleaning products down the toilet bowl can seriously damage your septic system. To ensure the longevity of your septic system, check out our list of what you should and should not do to properly care for your septic system.
If you own a home with a septic system, it’s important to know about proper maintenance to keep it running smoothly. Septic systems are responsible for disposing of human waste, treating wastewater, and ensuring the water used in your home makes it way back into the environment as clean groundwater. Most homeowners understand the importance of a properly functioning septic system, but they might not be aware of all of the factors that affect its functioning. The weather can have an impact on your septic system, leading to issues in functioning and damage. We’ve broken down the different issues that weather might cause your septic system and provided you with tips on how to prevent them.
Your septic system is an important part of your home, responsible for disposing of waste and treating your groundwater to avoid contamination. Proper maintenance is important to keep your system functioning properly, but, unfortunately, every septic system has a lifespan, which is usually about 20 years. Although there’s nothing you can do to stop your septic system from eventually breaking down, with some extra effort and care, you can extend its lifespan significantly. We’ve compiled a list of tips that can help!