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Black Stains and Odors over Septic Tank Drain Field

Have you noticed black stains or damp areas producing odors over your septic tank and drain field? This can be a sure sign that your septic system is not functioning properly and may even be a sign that the system and the drain field is failing all together. Anti bacterial products such as hand soaps, dish soaps and general household cleaners kill off beneficial bacteria (Coli form) produced by the human body. The Coli form bacteria in our septic tank…

Septic Tank Odors

Odors coming from your septic system or leach field area are a sign that excess pressures are building up underground within your tank, lateral lines or drain field. Septic tanks and cesspit systems occasionally experience odors and in many cases, smells now and then are fairly normal. When the odors are consistent, you need to diagnose what is going on so as to avoid further damage or clogging. Your cesspit or septic tank chamber generally acts as a scaled down…