septic maintenance

Septic Maintenance
Operation Tips

septic maintenance tips

DO'S AND DON'TS
FOR YOUR SEPTIC TANK

01.

-Have your Septic System inspected regularly.

02.

-Don't drive heavy vehicles or build any structures over any part of your septic system.

03.

-Limit excessive watering of the lawn over the drain field.

04.

-Don't plant trees or shrubs on or near the bed, roots and clog pipes.

05.

-Limit the amount of grease, oil, fats, and No food down the drain.

06.

-Every 3-5 years have you Septic tank pumped.

07.

-Avoid using harsh chemicals such bleach and Anti bacterial soaps.

08.

- Prevent flushing feminine hygiene products, sanitaion wipes, Qtips and Cigarette Butts.

09.

- Don't Treat Your Septic System Poorly, It Is Not A Garbage Disposal.

10.

- DO practice water conservation and ensure fixtures do not leak.

WHERE IS MY SEPTIC TANK?

-Use a piece of rebar and a hammer insert in 6" intervals looking for top of concrete tank. Locate all four tank corners and determine if tank is placed horizontally or vertically to your house.
- Most lids are placed in the center line of the horizontal plan, most tanks are approximately 4x8 feet, 48x96 inches.
-Uncover all lids so the technician can remove and clean your tank.

STILL CAN'T FIND THE TANK?

We are equipped with Prototek Underground locating equipment ensuring accuracy and efficiency on the job site. After sending a flushable transmitter down your toilet we are able to trace the location of your tank.

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