The Dangers of Open Septic Tanks

One of the most dangerous things about our job as a septic system inspector is open tanks. Why is that? Well, it is obviously the danger of falling in. But it is not just that – it is the situation[...]

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Overview of Septic Systems

This is not Texas, but some great info here:  [...]

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Health Tips for Your Septic System

In order to keep your system in good condition, we have some essential tips for maintenance. If you have any hazardous waste, do not throw them down the toilet or in sinks. After locating your septic tank as well as[...]

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The Septic System Process

Often, there are misconceptions regarding the septic system but the process involved is actually very easy. Essentially, there are four main sections – the tank, drainfield, soil, and a pipe that runs from the home. In the soil, small microbes[...]

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Your Septic System And Your Responsibility

Nowadays, not enough people realize that they are responsible for their own septic system. By maintaining the septic system, you will be protecting your asset and investment because they come as one. On a regular basis, you will need to[...]

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Preventing Damage To A Septic System

In truth, preventing damage to a septic system can be fairly easy and we have three simple tips for you here today; Keep all vehicles away from your septic system as the heavy weight can impact the soil as can[...]

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Why Should You Maintain Your Septic System

People tend to ask why they should be maintaining their septic system but the answer is simple – because you want to save money in the long run. When a septic system falters or fails, the repairs can be expensive[...]

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Locating The D-Box

Here’s another example of why it’s so important to located and open the D-Box during a septic inspection. In this case I inspected a 30 year old stone and pipe system in Pittsfield NH. The treatment tank was in good[...]

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Effingham NH Septic Inspections

The following pictures are from an 1800’s farm house in Effingham NH. Inside has been completely remodeled (no permits of course). Located the treatment tank just beyond the kitchen window and it was just below grade. Everything looked good at[...]

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Dangerous Tank Covers

Another example of a dangerous tank cover. This system services an old camp in Alton Bay NH and has not been maintained in many years. The deteriorated tank cover is 3 inches below grade and in the middle of the front[...]

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