26Jun

Why Do Septic Systems Fail and How to Prevent it?

By Shankster Bros / June 26, 2020 / General / No Comments

Why Do Septic Systems Fail and How to Prevent it?   Septic systems fail, most often, because the owners of the system don’t know how it works or why it matters. Septic systems create an organic relationship between water, soil, and bacteria that naturally and effectively disposes of the wast...

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27May

How Long Should I Expect My Septic System to Last?

By Shankster Bros / May 27, 2020 / General / No Comments

How Long Should I Expect My Septic System to Last?   If you’re putting in a new septic system, it’s natural to wonder, “How long do septic systems last?” The short answer is, anywhere from 15 to 40 years. The long answer is that there are many factors that impact the long-term life of your [...

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23Apr

Does Having a Large Family Mean I Should Pump My Tank More Often?

Does Having a Large Family Mean I Should Pump My Tank More Often?   Septic tank pumping and cleaning are like any other regular household maintenance, it is largely dependent on how much you use the item requiring service. For instance, those who drive for work need more regular oil changes ...

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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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24Feb

Five Simple Tips to Extend the Life of Your Septic System

By Shankster Bros / February 24, 2020 / General / No Comments

Five Simple Tips to Extend the Life of Your Septic System   On this blog, we’ve talked a lot about the need to maintain, clean, pump and eventually properly replace your septic tank and system. While we recommend calling our offices with any questions or concerns with your septic system, it’...

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21Jan

When is a Good Time to Install a New Septic System?

When is a Good Time to Install a New Septic System?   Obviously, a functioning septic system is essential to the health, well-being, and comfort of your home and family members. A single unusable shower, dishwasher, sink or toilet is an inconvenience enough, imagine if all of the plumbing in...

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26Dec

When You Should Call for Emergency Septic Tank Service

When You Should Call for Emergency Septic Tank Service   By default, emergencies are unscheduled events that can’t be planned for. An emergency is by nature an inconvenient and often unpleasant experience, but a septic system emergency doesn’t have to be as bad as it sounds. Call our office ...

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