Septic Tank Maintenance and Odors

Septic tank maintenance when performed on a regular basis can reduce and even eliminate septic tank odors, septic smells and the buildup of solids leading out into the drain field potentially clogging the drain field. Septic tank odors, especially in the winter months can be caused from a buildup of fats oils and greases collecting … Read more

Septic Field Smells

Septic field smells and odors are becoming more common in residential drain fields due to harsh chemicals and the wide spread use of antibacterial cleaning products. Antibacterial hand soaps, wipes and shampoos kill off the coli form beneficial bacteria our bodies produce. These natural occurring bacteria are essential in the septic tank digestion process reducing … Read more

Septic Tank Odors and Flood Zones

For home owners living in a flood zone, the possibility of flooding will always exist as it currently does for residence along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. Protecting your septic system is just one of the issues concerning these residences. Never pump out a septic tank before or during a flood. The system can become … Read more