Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sand Mound Septic Systems

Sand mound septic systems are a fairly new concept to the septic industry and an alternative to conventional septic tank and drain field systems. The sand mound septic design was developed to facilitate homes located in low lying areas where…

Septic Tank Problems When it Rains

Septic tank problems when it rains are fairly common complaints with homeowners that have septic tanks and drain fields. Septic tank problems can occur when it rains for a few different reasons. The obvious reason is the abundance of water…

Septic Tank Additives

Septic tank additives and how to determine the best septic tank products on the market? With over 1000 septic tank additives on the market, the question becomes “who is the best”? When you go to your local hardware store and…

Drain Field Problems

Symptoms of drain field problems can range from slight damp spots over the drain field to sewage backing up in the house costing thousands in repairs. Septic tank odors and sewage smells are all indicative of drain field problems. Drain…

Are Methane Gas Odors Really Toxic?

Are methane gas odors really toxic to humans and pets? Septic tanks, cesspits, drywells all produce natural methane gasses that will can cause asphyxiation. Exposure to methane gas can cause serious health problems. In you believe have been exposed to…

Septic Tank Bacteria

Septic tank bacteria treatment is something everyone with a septic tank drain field, cesspit or cesspool should seriously consider. Over the years there has been much controversy concerning the use of septic tank treatments and their impact on septic systems.…

Aerobic Septic System Problems

Aerobic septic system problems occur more frequently then in anaerobic septic systems. In this blog we will discuss the workings of an aerobic septic system. We will compare aerobic and anaerobic systems and the differences between the two systems. Aerobic…

Acid Treatment for Drain Fields and Cesspits

Acid treatment for drain fields and cesspits has been the center of controversy for many years. This post will give the reader some insight into the pros and cons of using chemical additives in a drain fields, cesspits and cesspools.…

How does your Septic Tank Function?

Have you ever asked yourself how your septic tank functions? Whether you realize it or not, your septic system provides an essential vital function in your life and the life of everyone around you. If you are not connected to…