Septic odors are not necessarily a cause for concern There are times when you may smell septic odors coming from your septic field. This does not necessarily mean there is a problem with the field, after all, they are meant to have septage leaching down out of them. The sun draws moisture up from the ground. A septic field also contains minerals that may have odors in them. ... Continue Reading about Do You Smell Something? Learn About Septic Odors
Sewer lines should be installed with a pitch to them, (minimum one eighth inch per foot), pitched toward the septic field in a gravity system, but pitched toward the pump chamber in a pumped system. If the pipe gets flattened out, pushed downward, or a root pushes the pipe up to level or stretched in a certain area, it will cause the water to puddle in that area (moving water ... Continue Reading about Why Do Sewer Lines Freeze?
Why it’s best to pump a septic tank in the spring. Spring is the time of year when the underground water table is at its highest level, due to the spring rains, and the inevitable snow melt. Some years the seasonal high water table gets higher than other years, again due to the amount of rain, and how much and how quickly the snow melts. Frost also has an effect on how much ... Continue Reading about Best Time Of Year To Pump
For new homebuyers, an important aspect of making sure a house runs properly is having a functional septic system. While this part of a home can often go overlooked, it is truly one of the most vital components to ensure the proper functioning of any home. Deciding which system is most appropriate for one’s home can often be a confusing choice, however there are several ... Continue Reading about Stone and Pipe Septics Versus Enviro Septics