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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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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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