Sometime last week we experienced an emergency call about a septic system only being 3 years old and needing pumped already. They have used Rid-X septic tank additives religiously over the past three years. And they thought they didn’t have to pump the septic tank if they used their product.
Here is the cut and paste from their website. It’s also on the package of Rid-X they were using.
“Q: If I use RID-X®, will I still have to have my septic tank pumped?
A: Yes, the average recommended time between septic tank pumpings is 2-3 years, depending on the rate of sediment build-up, family size, and other factors. Used regularly, RID-X® helps break down the solid waste in your septic tank.This may slow the accumulation of solid waste in the tank.”
And here’s the link to their page.
Rid-X has never said use their product and never pump the septic tank again? Which is so confusing to me. I don’t know where/how these things get started. Even Rid-X know’s you will need to pump your septic tank every 3-5 years depending on use.
Below was the septic system that had used Rid-X every month. And it backed up in 3 years.
Thanks for reading,