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Don’t pour concrete over septic tank

Don’t pour concrete over septic tank

Client is selling his home.  He’s not having any problems, but he needs a real estate inspection so he can complete his transaction to the new buyers.  The client thought he had done everything right.  Made sure that there was an opening for when his tank needed pumped.  Unfortunately he didn’t put in enough access holes into his concrete pad.  It took two hours of running the concrete saw and the jackhammer to get into the lid of this septic…

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Tree Roots in Septic Tank Removal

Tree Roots in Septic Tank Removal

Hello there septic system owners.  This blog post is about trees and what they do to your septic system.  But in this case it’s just the septic tank that stopped working.  They can do all sorts of damage. This client has been warned for many years.  10 years ago roots had started infiltrating the seams of the septic tank.  At that time the client was told it would be a good idea to cut the trees down by the septic…

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Nu-Water Aerobic Treatment Plant

Nu-Water Aerobic Treatment Plant

The video attached is a video of a Nu Water Aerobic Treatment Plant by Enviro-flo. The reason we need to have this level of treatment was for the stream and high ground water in this area.  We need to protect our surface and ground water from contamination.  The neighbors well is pretty close as well, so in order to have a home this close this homeowner agreed to have annual maintenance to this system. Now annual maintenance does not mean…

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septic system homeowner inspection video

septic system homeowner inspection video

This link is the best video, by far, I have seen for homeowner self inspection.  Just in case you are one of those that want to share in the joy in septic work.  If you have 25 minutes, please watch this video.  If you don’t wish to participate in your self inspection, at least you will see what we are looking at when inspecting your system. Now this is filmed for those needing explanations at nearly every step.  But this…

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2012 Septic Pumping and Inspection Price Decrease

2012 Septic Pumping and Inspection Price Decrease

Great news.  Clark County Health Department has dropped a couple of fees that we have had to pass on to our customers.  First is the tipping fees.  This may sound funny, but they used to charge us a “tip fee” for every tank we pumped.  That has now dropped. The second fee was the Filing Fee.  That has also been eliminated.  This is in an ongoing effort to be able to offer affordable pumping and septic services in Clark County….

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