Not every home is a good fit for a traditional septic system. In areas with adverse or overly wet soil conditions, you may need a mound septic system to manage your wastewater effectively.
If you don’t maintain your septic system, you will eventually end up with a stinky problem that requires costly repairs far beyond what you would have spent on preventative maintenance. Scheduling a simple inspection like the kind we discuss below will save your family a lot of hassle down the road.
If you are replacing an old septic tank or building a new home, it’s important to know what size tank you need. Getting a tank that is too small or too large can result in lots of frustration and extra expense down the road.
Is your trusty old septic tank on the way out? Or maybe you are building a new home and need to install a tank. Learn more about how to prepare for a septic tank installation.
A sewer backup can stem from a plethora of issues. Regardless of cause, the end result is hard to miss. It’s inconvenient and oftentimes stinky or messy. Here are some common signs that your sewer line is clogged.
Whether you are a first time homebuyer or a long term homeowner, if your home is on a septic system you should become familiar with routine inspection and maintenance. This is why you need a professional septic inspector.
More and more homeowners in the Puget Sound region are investigating above-ground septic systems, also known as mound systems. Although we generally have favorable soil conditions here, some locations do not. These lots have poor absorbing soils, high clay content, soil with a shallow cover over porous bedrock, while other lots are simply too wet with the high seasonal water table.
If you are considering installing a septic system, this article is for you. In this blog post we’ve highlighted the legal, financial, and environmental risks associated with incorrect septic system installation.