What Could Cause a Septic Tank to Collapse?

Do you have a septic tank on your North Carolina property? Could it ever collapse? Septic tanks can and do collapse and it’s usually without warning. All of the sudden, a tank just collapses. Why? Why Septic Tanks Collapse Well, septic tank systems actually include porous tanks and pipes. Excess wastewater gets distributed throughout a… Read more »

How to Keep Your Septic System in Tiptop Shape

If you have a septic system, what are some tips for keeping it in top shape? Professional Inspection For starters, when’s the last time you had your septic system inspected by a professional? If you’re like most people, “It has been years!” It’s something people don’t think much about, but, that said, it’s still important…. Read more »

Is It Time to Replace My Septic System?

Is it almost time to replace your septic system? While most systems will last many years, any septic tank that’s buried in the ground will eventually deteriorate. Environmental factors, coupled with construction materials and how much care/maintenance is given to a tank will all help determine the lifespan of a septic system. Septic System Type… Read more »

Have Your Septic System Checked Before Rainy Season

Spring can be rainy! Before the rainy season comes, make sure your septic tank is working properly. Carolina Septic Pro can check your septic tank; please call us at 980-500-1022.  How do you know if your septic tank is having issues? Listen for a gurgling or bubbling sound from your toilet. Also, look for standing… Read more »

Septic Tank Myths to Ignore

At Carolina Septic Pro, we hear all sorts of stories from customers,  and some repeat certain septic system myths that are untrue. So what are some of those myths? Tanks Take Care of Themselves For starters, some people assume septic tanks take care of themselves such that they never have to pay any attention to… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Have Your Septic Tank Pumped!

When’s the last time you had your septic tank pumped? A septic tank is used when a home isn’t connected to a public sewer. Therefore, a septic tank stores and treats a home’s waste-water. If you have a septic tank, when you flush waste down the toilet, it ends up in the tank. Why It’s… Read more »

How Septic Tanks Are Professionally Inspected

If your home is attached to a septic tank that handles all your wastewater, it’s important for you to have the septic tank inspected on a regular basis. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends inspecting septic tanks at least once every 3 years, but many homeowners choose to do it even more routinely to make… Read more »

What Does a Septic Tank Inspection Cover?

Are you getting ready to buy a home that has a septic tank attached to it? Or has it been awhile now since the last time you checked out the condition of the septic tank attached to your current home? Either way, you should strongly consider having a septic tank inspection done. Here are some… Read more »

Do I need a New Septic Tank?

If you’re currently experiencing problems with the septic tank that’s attached to your home, you might be able to have the issues fixed. Most septic tanks are designed to last for upwards of 40 years, so if your septic tank is younger than that, septic tank repair might be your best bet. However, there are… Read more »

Don’t Let Your Septic Tank Stink Up Your Property

Is your septic system producing horrible odors? If so, you might have a big problem located deep inside of your septic system. Nevertheless, you might also have a relatively routine problem that can be fixed within a matter of just minutes. Either way, it’s important to investigate the source of an odor stemming from your… Read more »