Is My Septic Tank Getting too Old?

If you have a septic tank on your property, it might be getting too old and you might want to replace it. Many homeowners just assume the septic tank will last forever, or at least until they move away or pass away, but the truth is that septic tanks, like most things, aren’t designed to… Read more »

What Happens When You Don’t Pump Your Septic System?

Does your property have a septic system? Many properties in and around Concord, NC, do. What happens when you don’t pump it out? Well, eventually it won’t function properly and you’ll have “issues.” Septic systems are designed to process waste from your household whereas there’s a tank holding wastewater underground. That wastewater is treated using… Read more »

What You May Not Know About Your Septic Tank

Not all septic systems are the same– that’s because the design and size of septic systems varies due to several factors. Some of these factors include soil type, lot size, local weather conditions and local regulations. Watertight Tanks Most homes that utilize septic systems have a septic tank buried in their yard. This tank is… Read more »

Leach Fields Vs. Septic Tanks

How much do you know about septic systems? If you’re like most people, you know very little. But, you’re here reading this, so it’s time to learn about septic systems so you’ve got more knowledge. Septic Systems With septic systems, there are septic tanks and leach fields. When water from your house leaves the house,… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Have Your Septic Tank Professionally Pumped

Does your house or building use a septic system? If so, when’s the last time you got the septic tank pumped? What’s that? You said, “Never.” Well, you’re like most people, then… since you don’t see the tank, you don’t think about it much, if at all. In fact, it’s usually only when a person… Read more »

Septic Systems Versus Public Sewers

How much do you know about septic systems versus public sewers? Both deal with wastewater. The major difference between the two is that septic systems deal with wastewater on site while public sewers take the wastewater far away to a treatment plant somewhere in your municipality. Sewers If you live “out in the country, far… Read more »

Keep These Things Out of Your Septic Tank

You’d be surprised at the things found in a septic tank. Or maybe you wouldn’t. These days, strange things are happening everywhere, and that includes the odd things put into septic tanks that don’t belong there. It all comes down to this: what goes down your drains… Ideally, it should just be fecal matter, urine,… Read more »

Here’s What You Should Know About Buying a Home With a Septic Tank

Are you thinking of buying a North Carolina home with a septic tank? What should you know ahead of time? Septic System Process Septic systems involve a system of pipes taking wastewater from your home’s toilets, washing machine, sinks, showers, etc., and depositing that water into a giant underground tank where heavy solids settle at… Read more »

Where are the Best Places to Install a Septic Tank?

What are the best places to install a septic tank on your property? Well, keep in mind that septic tanks take wastewater from your house and help “get rid of it.” A typical tank involves bacteria digesting organic matter as well as separating solid waste from water. Then, wastewater leaves the tank, discharging into a… Read more »