Septic Tank Maintenance
Septic Maintenance 101
A Few Tips From Ace Acme For Your Septic System
There is no way to anticipate an emergency. The best possible way to prepare for such a situation is to maintain your septic and plumbing systems. Some simple things can be done daily or periodically to ensure an unclogged septic tank.
Make sure all rainwater is diverted from the septic field.
Do not overload your septic tank.
Keeps trees away from the septic field. Use creative landscaping instead.
Do not flush or drain things that can cause drains to clog.
Do not use any heavy chemical cleaners.
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