19Apr

Can I use Drano if I have a septic Tank?

Can You Use Drano If You Have a Septic Tank at Home? Wise homeowners will pause before dumping certain items down the drain. A septic system is actually a complex system that utilizes healthy bacteria to break down organic household wastewater and releases the treated water through the soil. Thou...

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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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24Aug

Can Septic Tank Additives Do More Harm Than Good?

Can Septic Tank Additives Do More Harm Than Good?   Bottom line: nothing is as good for your septic system upkeep as regular professional pumping, inspection, and maintenance. However, some homeowner-directed, off-the-shelf septic tank additives can help your septic system maintain a basic l...

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23Mar

Are Baking Soda and Vinegar Safe for Septic Systems?

Are Baking Soda and Vinegar Safe for Septic Systems?   We get a lot of questions about cleaners and best practices in septic systems, and this one is easy – it’s an emphatic “yes!” Baking soda and vinegar are safe Baking soda and vinegar are safe and effective cleaners for your househo...

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