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Removing a clog from Septic tank inlet baffle

Removing a clog from Septic tank inlet baffle

Below is a video of a clogged inlet baffle.  This homeowner called us out for a pumping and thought his septic tank needed cleaned.  It did need cleaned, but for other reasons.  The tank was backed up due to a clogged inlet baffle.  And this advice could save you money in a case of a backup. Just a reminder, this video is not an inspection.  A true inspection will involve sludge and scum measurements, second compartment (if applicable) inspection, and…

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httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrWuOTkEaus Here is a video of a clogged inlet baffle.  There are two reasons why this house backed up into the house.  The inlet pipe, abs plastic, was installed too far into the tank, and too close the concrete baffle.  And the second is excessive toilet paper use. Really exciting stuff.   Thanks for reading,   Ronnie  

RV Dump on septic system incorrectly installed

RV Dump on septic system incorrectly installed

This homeowner decided that he wanted to install an RV dump.  Now you have to be careful with RV wastewater.  There are two things wrong with RV wastewater. 1. The septic system was designed to take wastewater at small doses.  Not 250 gallons at a time.  It really stirs up the tank and causes the sludge layer to become stirred up and carried out to the drainfield. 2. The little packets that you have to put in the toilet to…

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Competitor wrote this system up as a septic system failure

Competitor wrote this system up as a septic system failure

We were called out for a second opinion on this property just last saturday.  You will never believe what had happened.  There was smelly water and soggy ground in the backyard.  Our competitor charges $85.00 for a service call.  We charge $125.00 Again, one would think that all septic companies are the same, and the only difference is the price.  Nothing is further from the truth.   Here is what these homeowners got for their $85.00.  I copied and pasted…

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