Given that there are 1,200 products strongly advising homeowners to enhance the effectiveness of their sewage treatment systems, it’s understandable that people feel pressured to literally pour their money down the toilet. Who wouldn’t spend a few moments flushing a product to avoid septic repair services in the future?
Septic systems can fail for many different reasons. As a homeowner, it is important to know what the most likely causes of a septic system failure are, so that you can do your best to prevent your system from failing. Stopping these three problems, which are among the most common ones seen in residential and commercial septic systems, can save you a lot of time and money.
Holding tanks need to be pumped depending on the water usage of a given residence and the size of the tank. Most are equipped with alarms indicating when the holding tank is full. Failure to pump a holding tank will lead to waste water backing up into the house or surfacing on the ground. Many holding tanks need to be pumped every 6-8 weeks, but seasonal residences may only need to be pumped once or twice a year.