Category: Septic Tanks

How Often Should You Pump Your Septic Tank?

Does your home rely on a septic system? If so, you might think that you don’t need to have septic tank pumping done if you aren’t currently experiencing any problems with your system. But the truth is that you should have regular septic tank pumping done to keep your system working properly. If you fail… Read more »

How to Maintain a Healthy Septic System

Septic systems are an integral part of homes and commercial buildings that are not connected to a municipal sewer system. Properly designed and installed septic systems may work so reliably that they are easy to forget about, but routine maintenance is important to keep these systems working efficiently and to avoid unpleasant and expensive problems…. Read more »

Which Soils Are Best for Septic Tanks?

Soil and Septic Tanks

When you install a septic system outside of a home, there are a number of different factors that you need to consider in order to make the septic system as effective and efficient as possible. One of these factors is the soil that surrounds the septic system. If you have the wrong type of soil… Read more »

The Importance of Septic Systems Having Strong Ventilation

The septic system attached to your home has one very important job. It is designed to take the biodegradable waste created by your family and break it down by using bacteria. It should do all of this without you ever taking notice of it, and even though the tank located under the ground near your… Read more »

Things to Avoid Dumping Down the Drain

We use drains everyday, don’t we? Without drains, modern life would not be nearly as clean or convenient. We’re fortunate to be able to have faucets, sinks, tubs and drains in nearly every building we spend time in these days. From home to work, unclogged, free-flowing drains make life better. However, there are some things… Read more »

Tips for Keeping Your Septic Tank in Good Condition

Septic tank maintenance is not something most people think about, but every now and then it’s a good idea to give it some thought. First up, do you know where your septic tank is actually located? Also, where is its drainfield located? You should have a written record of this somewhere and share it with… Read more »

What Does it Mean if You Have a Full Septic Tank?

Septic Tank

There are many people who call their local septic tank professionals at the first sign of a problem and let them know that their tank is full. However, the truth is that your septic tank should always be “full.” Septic tanks contain liquids that go almost all the way to the top of the tank…. Read more »

Reasons to Have Your Septic System Inspected

Septic Tank Inspections

Carolina Septic Pro does septic system inspections. What are some reasons to have your septic system inspected? Any time you move into a new building you should have its septic system inspected to find out its current condition. Carolina Septic Pro, for instance, can figure out if it needs to be pumped sooner or later…. Read more »