Is There A Heating Oil Tank Underground On The Property You're Buying?
27 July 2017
Once you've seen a house and plan to place a purchase offer with a buyer, you are probably already committed to the property in some way. If you can, you should head back to the place with your realtor to give the home a closer look. One thing you may want to check for, particularly if the house is an older one, is whether the property has an old underground heating oil tank.
Mitigating Water Quality After A Septic Leak
30 March 2017
For homes that are further away from municipal water and sewage treatment options, having both a septic tank and a well is a common setup. But when you have issues with your septic tank, there is a possibility that your water quality can also be affected. Thankfully, there are some procedures you can follow to mitigate a septic failure.
Call Your Septic Tank Professional
Step one is to make sure all sewage leaks are cleaned up and that the septic tank has been fixed correctly.
The Proper Way To Install A Drain Pipe
15 March 2017
The first step in installing a drain field is to determine where you should place it. It should not be close to your home, but it should be close to your septic tank. It is especially important to install the drain field at least 10 feet away from any edible plants and water sources. Otherwise, your waste could contaminate these sources of food and water and can make you sick.
A Common Problem With Septic Systems
9 March 2017
Whether their septic system is functioning properly is something that most people do not think about until it is much too late. You may be in a smelly mess before you even think there is a problem. There are specific things that you can do to make sure that your septic system stays up and running at peak performance. This article will cover just a few ways to maintain a healthy septic system.