While many homeowners understand how their septic tank works, they may not be familiar with the leach field, an integral part of the septic system. The leach field, also known as the drain field, is the underground area on your property where your leach field pipes filter the wastewater from the tank into the soil. The wastewater sinks into the soil, where it is broken down by natural bacteria.

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So, you’ve found your dream home! There’s plenty of space for you and your family, it’s in a safe neighborhood, and the roof was just replaced last year. There’s a lot to consider when buying a home, and it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks during the process. Since a home’s septic system is out of sight and out of mind, it can be easy to forget, but it’s one of the most important parts of a home. In addition to septic system problems being extremely expensive, they can also be a major health risk.

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For over 40 years, Felix Septic Service has been traveling throughout New Hampshire for our residential pumping services. In order to serve you better, we have extended our direct service area into the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

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When temperatures plummet, the risk of your pipes freezing dramatically increases. When water freezes, it expands, and pipes are more susceptible to bursting or leaking. Frozen pipes are not only an inconvenience to your daily routine, but can also result in major property damages. While we can’t control the weather, there are a few things we can do to prevent pipes from freezing, or even bursting.

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The question of how frequently restaurants should clean out their grease traps is one that we get often. Many times, busy restaurants won’t even know that they are due for a pump out or cleaning until it's too late. Since a restaurant’s pump out and cleaning schedule depends on many factors, including trap size, seating capacity, business, and cooking techniques, it can be difficult to keep track of the right time to schedule a cleaning. In order to avoid the costly (and potential legal) ramifications of not cleaning out your grease trap, follow the guidelines below to keep your customers and business healthy.

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