Felix Septic Service Blog
Your septic system is probably not at the top of your mind when going about your day around the house. In fact, we usually don’t pay them too much thought while we’re disposing of common household products. This can quickly lead to trouble as there are certain products that may seem innocent to you, but can wreak havoc on your septic system, costing you a lot more than the product did! Here is a list of five familiar products that could actually be harming your septic.
Investing in your septic tank may not be as exciting as a new car or as glamorous as designer shoes, but being a homeowner means it's a priority. As your local septic system experts, trust us when we say a septic tank riser should be right at the top of your shopping list—here’s why.
Are you about to buy a new home? If so, congratulations! As is typical on the path to homeownership, you’re probably anxiously awaiting the upcoming home inspection, hoping for no surprises. What you may not be aware ofis that standard inspections do not include a thorough evaluation of the septic. So often septic systems are overlooked by prospective homeowners because they are hidden in the ground—out of sight, out of mind—only to be stumbled upon when it’s already too late.
As we experience large temperature drops this time of year, now is the time to consider whether your septic system is at risk of freezing. The freezing temperatures can cause various components of your septic system to freeze up. The most at risk parts are the pipes linking the house to the septic tank. The other components that can potentially freeze are the tank itself and the pipes leading into the leach field.