Your septic system is a vital part of your home's everyday processes, but likely not one that you spend a great deal of time considering. That is, until there is a problem with its functioning. Many problems that you might experience -- blockages, a backup of sewage in the shower, an offensive odor -- can often be avoided by maintaining your septic system properly. In spite of your best efforts, though, you might experience some signs that it needs to be cleaned.
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