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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27Nov

Septic Tank Odor: How to Eliminate it

Septic Tank Odor: How to Eliminate it   While the idea of a septic tank and system seems like an unclean option for waste management, most septic systems rarely exude any septic tank odor or unpleasantness, even after years of service. Of course, the key to keeping your septic system working...

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24Oct

Septic Repair: Why You Should Always Leave it to the Professionals

Septic Repair: Why You Should Always Leave it to the Professionals   For most homeowners, weighing the pros and cons of what to hire a professional for and what to DIY can be stressful and overwhelming. For most people, normal household maintenance and repair projects are enjoyable, and an e...

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