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Septic Installation: What You Can Expect When We Arrive

At Septic Check, we strive for excellence in every aspect of our work. Each of our Minnesota-certified technicians has extensive industry experience in all applications. This gives us the knowledge and skill necessary to perform any small or large-scale installation. When you call us for a septic tank installation, here’s what you can expect:

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Choosing the Right Septic System for Your Home or Business

Before we install your septic tank, you’ll want to custom design the entire system as well as choose different components and features that work for your home or business. Below are some of the different types of septic systems that you can choose from and what each has to offer.

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How Old is Too Old? When to Upgrade Your Septic Tank

When sewage starts backing up into your home or business, or you can’t seem to get rid of that horrid odor in the backyard, then it may be time to hire Septic Check to replace your septic system. Before making the decision to remove the old tank, our technicians need to perform a thorough inspection to identify exactly what is wrong with the tank. Once we find the issue, we can then determine what the best course of action to take.

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What to Expect When You Call For Septic Repair

Chances are that when you purchased your home and were told that it had a septic tank and fields, you didn't pay very much attention. If you're like most homeowners, your septic system is definitely something that is out of sight and out of mind. You might be surprised to know that this is how septic systems were designed to be this way. In order to maintain this hands-off approach, however, you'll have to do your part.

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The Ins and Outs of Septic Systems

A home with a septic system has one because it does not have access to the sewer lines that serve the public. That being said, if you are like many homeowners, you find the entire process of a septic system a bit of a mystery. Septic Check is here to help you understand this intricate system that your entire household relies on every day.

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Common Considerations with Septic Systems

Even in an area which provides public sewer service, a septic system is a viable alternative as it provides benefits which may best suit your needs. A properly installed septic system designed for the property and used as intended rarely has problems which cause an utter failure, but they require inspection and maintenance and sometimes need a repair. Take care of your septic system, and it will take care of you.

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4 Signs That Your Sewer Repair Shouldn't Be DIY

Even though the do-it-yourself model is something that America was built on, there are some instances when calling a professional makes more sense. Not only will doing so lead to less frustration on your part, it could reduce the amount of time that you have to suffer from your sewer issues. The following are signs that you should call a professional instead of trying to repair it yourself:

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Five Drain Clog Hacks You Should Know

So, you’re facing a clogged drain but don’t worry, you don’t need to call a plumbing team right away, there are a few tricks available to you, and none are terribly expensive. Professional help is always advised, but it doesn’t always have to be your first resort. If you think the clog is minimal, try out these five clogged drain hacks.

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Do You Need a Septic System?

Because modern lifestyle expectations don't allow for the use of an outhouse, everybody knows their house needs a septic system or access to public sewage treatment, but not everybody understands at what point they need a system put in place. The first consideration if you've bought land to develop is that the perc test which authorizes the installation of a septic system is only good for a few years, so the rule of thumb is to immediately install a septic system or a least hove it put in as soon as you've determined your plans for what is to be built. Beyond that, there are other considerations as to why you may want to use a septic system instead of public sewage services.

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Are Different Septic Designs Inherently Better or Worse?

Septic systems can be confusing to the layman. Most people understand the basic design and what it is meant to accomplish, but haven't actually seen a full system in all its glory before it's covered up. If you've ever had a septic system failure you certainly understand the need for an experienced contractor who understands how the system works and what causes problems to occur. You may also realize that not all septic systems are equal. The system you have installed on your property has to be designed for the soil type where you live, allow for the amount of use it is going to receive, and fit your lot according to any structures you have built or plan to build.

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