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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23Dec

Homeowners… Are Septic Tanks Bad For Environment?

By Shankster Bros / December 23, 2020 / General / No Comments

Are Septic Tanks Bad For Environment? It’s About The Water   If septic tanks are managed properly, instead of being damaging to our environment, is actually one of the primary protectors of our lakes, streams, ponds, and rivers! Let us talk about a few fast facts on water and how Septi...

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24Nov

Can Rain Water Get in My Septic Tank?

Can a septic tank fill up from too much rain?   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. […]

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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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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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27Jul

What Things Should I Never Put Down the Drain?

What Things Should I Never Put Down the Drain?   This is a common question we hear often, and it’s not only important for those with septic systems. All of us should be intentional about what we put down our household drains, as the use of hazardous chemicals, bio-hazards, and products like ...

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