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5 Common Septic System Problems

Posted by ADB Septic on November 5, 2019

Septic systems in Connecticut are known for being generally reliable and safe systems for both commercial and residential waste disposal.

Yet, septic system emergencies still occur, and problems with septic system are more likely to happen if preventative system maintenance aren’t part of your normal home care routine.

This post will look into several common septic system problems homeowners run into and what you can do to avoid costly repairs.

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Topics: Septic Tank Issues, Septic Tank Noises, septic tank problems

5 Reasons to Have Your Septic Tank Pumped More Often

Posted by ADB Septic on September 20, 2019

Routine septic tank pumping is extremely important if you want to maintain a functioning septic system. However, there are a number of special circumstances that may require more frequent pumping. Here are four of the most common reasons homeowners need to have their septic tank pumped more often.

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Topics: Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Pumping, Septic Tank Inspections, Septic Tank Services, Protecting Your Septic Tank, Septic Tank Cleaning, Septic Tank Issues

How to Spot Check Your Septic System

Posted by ADB Septic on September 5, 2019

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.

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Topics: Septic System Mistakes, Septic Tank Issues, New Septic System

How Often Should Your Septic Tank be Inspected?

Posted by ADB Septic on August 30, 2019

Every savvy homebuyer knows the importance of getting a septic inspection before purchasing a new home to identify any hidden problems and avoid costly repairs down the line. However, most septic system professionals actually recommend having your septic tank inspected every three to five years. Some homes may even need to have their septic tanks inspected more frequently depending on a number of different factors.

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Topics: Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Inspections, Septic System Inspection, Septic Tank Services, Benefits of Septic System Inspection, Protecting Your Septic Tank, Septic Tank Issues

Why is My Septic Tank Making Noises?

Posted by ADB Septic on July 16, 2019

When your septic tank is functioning properly, it should not make any noise. The one exception to this rule is a tank with an air pump, which makes a faint humming noise. However, if you do not have an aerobic septic system, or you have one but are hearing noises other than this faint humming noise, it’s the sign of a problem. Noises coming from your pipes could be a plumbing issue, but if you’re hearing running water, trickling, or gurgling noises coming from your septic tank, you have an issue with the tank itself. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top causes of these noises to help you fix the problem.

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Topics: Septic System Maintenance, Septic Tank Issues, Septic Tank Noises

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