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how septic systems work

how septic systems work

Watch this video for a basic understanding how simple septic systems work. This applies to all Gravity Septic systems. The more you know     Thanks for watching,   Ronnie

Neglected Septic Pump Screens

Neglected Septic Pump Screens

Here is a video of what happens when these screens are not cleaned annually. ¬†And there is no “septic technician” in a bottle. ¬†There’s no magical chemical that you flush that can clean this screen. ¬†It needs to be completely disassembled and cleaned. ¬†There’s no other way around it. The consequences of not¬†performing¬†this maintenance, will be a pump that is starved and eventually burns up. ¬†And these are not cheap pumps at all. ¬†They start out at about $400 to…

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Kitchen Grease in Septic Tank

Kitchen Grease in Septic Tank

Here’s what happens when grease is added to the septic tank. ¬†The PH drops and all septic tank bacteria dies, and this happens. ¬†Let me tell you that this is never ever supposed to look like this. ¬†The damage done to this sytem is really expensive. No grease down the septic tank ever. ¬†Or this can happen  

Servicing septic tank too rarely

Servicing septic tank too rarely

This blog post is about the frequency of septic service. ¬†Now this doesnt mean just pumping services. ¬†This means annual maintenance for those of you that have pumps involved. Just a little background on septic tanks. ¬†They have many functions, but the most important, and obvious is to separate liquids from solids. ¬†Now this applies to those of you with pumps or without. ¬†All septic tanks are the same for this purpose. ¬†Now drainfields and pumps can handle water. ¬†Nothing…

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