28Jun

What should I do after having my septic tank cleaned out?

Here is a water system question that comes up occasionally among homeowners: What to do after your septic tank is pumped at Home? The answers to that question are surprisingly varied in local tradition and folklore! Some homeowners are very dogmatic with their beliefs and practices surrounding th...

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23Mar

Can I have a septic tank without a leach field?

Can you have a septic tank without a leach field?   Here in Northern Indiana, the question is often asked…”Can I have a septic tank without a leach field?” Let’s look at that question a bit closer in this blog. First of all, we need to define the question a bit… Are you wondering...

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22Feb

What Can Cause a Septic Tank to Back Up?

What Causes a Septic Tank to Back Up With Your Home System?   Let’s take a look at a topic that may cause chills to run up and down your spine…and with good reason! What would cause a septic tank to back up? The answers to that one seemingly simple, innocent question are as many [&hell...

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26Jan

Can You Have a Garbage Disposal With a Septic Tank?

Can You Have a Garbage Disposal With a Septic Tank? Today we’re going to look at a topic that has haunted many rural homeowners for centuries… Garbage Disposals! The modern garbage disposal was invented in the 1920s by a brilliant man in Wisconsin named John Hammes, who went on to create th...

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24Nov

Can a septic tank fill up from too much rain?

Can Septic Tank Fill With Rainwater, Causing Flooding? Q. Is rain water supposed to go into my septic tank? A. No. Q. Should my downspouts or gutters be routed into my septic tank? A. No. No. Q. Should the sump pump in my basement be routed into my septic tank? A. No. No. No. Q. […]

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28Oct

How Much Does It Cost To Clean Out a Septic Tank? See Breakdown

How Much Does It Cost To Clean Out a Septic Tank? See Breakdown   When the time comes to have your septic tank cleaned out, an important question arises… “How much does it cost to pump a septic tank?” The answer is not as clear cut as you may think, but it’s also not ...

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30Sep

How to find your Septic Tank at Home

How to find your Septic Tank at Home Have you ever stopped to wonder what happens to the stuff you flush down the toilet? Kind of gross to think about, right? If you’re conjuring up images of cobwebby crawlspaces with lots of creepy-crawly unmentionable creatures sliding, slithering, creepi...

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