Learn What To Do If You Stumble Upon An Old Septic Tank In Your Yard

If you want to give your home more personality, you may want to consider updating the landscaping around the house. If your home is older, you may dig up an area while landscaping and find an old septic tank underground. If you find an old, underground septic tank, it is important to know what to do to dispose of it safely. The guide below walks you through the steps to take when you find an underground septic tank that is no longer being used in your yard. Contact Your Local Branch of the Environmental Protection Agency The first thing you need to do is to contact the local branch of the Environmental Protection Agency to have the tank inspected. There

Instructions For New Homeowners With Septic Tanks

Are you the new owner of a home with a septic tank? Are you used to living in the city and being hooked up to the city sewer line? Having a house with a septic tank doesn’t have to be complicated, but there are still things that you should do and that you should not do to avoid future problems. Before you move into your new home, here are some things that you should keep in mind about having a septic tank: No more laundry day: Many people are used to doing laundry all on one day. They may spend every Saturday washing all of the dirty bedding, towels, clothes and whatever else needs to be done. If your home is

Just Because Sewage Isn’t Backing Up Into The Bathtub Doesn’t Mean Your Sewer Line Is Clear

If you have sewage backing up into your bathtub, or the water is not draining from your sinks, bathtub, and other fixtures, it is pretty obvious you have a sewer clog. Unfortunately, if it has gotten to this point, and involves more than one room, things are pretty bad. However, just because you do not see this happening, do not assume your sewer line is all clear. Small clogs won’t cause a back up, but they will grow into a big clog that will cause major problems if left unattended. Here are a few small things to be on the lookout for to avoid having a big sewer problem. Reoccurring Clogs The occasional clog is almost inevitable. In most situations,