Preventative Maintenance Saves
Maintaining a residential septic system isn’t typically in front of a homeowners’ mind until something goes wrong. How to avoid that dreaded statement "If only I had".
Although septic system maintenance should be left to the professionals, there are a few things that homeowners can do to ensure their septic system is functioning properly.
A few easy preventative steps
- Don't wait, clogged drains should are taken care of immediately. Clogged drains prevent the systems natural process and can cause a buildup of solids in the tank. Never force solids down, it can cause further issues that are more difficult to remedy. Call for a professional drain cleaning so that the clog can be properly dealt with properly.
- Occasionally inspect the area around your system. Check for smells, softer than usual ground and exceptionally greener grass patches in the drain field.
- If a problem does arise, or if things just don't look right, prompt action can make a difference in how serious the issue is. Call for a professional for guidance.