Category: Septic Tanks

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 »

How to Prepare Your Septic Tank for Colder Temperatures

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Do you have a septic tank that drains waste on your property? Winter is coming, and there are some things you can do to help prepare it for the colder temperatures associated with the chilly season. Professional Inspection First, consider having your septic tank professionally inspected by Carolina Septic Pro. This way you’ll know exactly… Read more »

How to Find Out How Much Water Your Septic Tank Can Handle

How can you best determine how much water your septic tank can handle? Well, how much water you and the other people in the house use on a daily basis can help determine the answer to that question. Wastewater When water moves into a drain in your house, then it’s considered wastewater. It has to… Read more »

The Benefits of Having a Septic System on Your Property

Septic Tanks

Did you know that more than one in five U.S. households use septic systems to treat their wastewater? Septic systems treat wastewater from household plumbing fixtures like the shower, toilets, and laundry washing machines. They do so using both natural and technological processes beginning with solids settling in a septic tank and ending with wastewater… Read more »

How to Keep Your Septic System in Tiptop Shape

cleaning and unblocking septic system and draining pipes.

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?

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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

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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 »

How Septic Tanks Are Professionally Inspected

Septic Tank Inspections

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 »

Do I need a New Septic Tank?

Installation of new septic tank on residential property

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 »