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Winter Tips for Your Septic Tank

Make sure to keep snowplows away from your tank and drainfield. The plows can compact soil or dig up the area around your system and cause damage. When the temperatures drop, you may be concerned about your tank freezing. Completely … Continue reading

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Does baking soda help my septic system work better?

Answer:  Most enzymes and bacteria grow in a non-acidic environment. By adding baking soda into your septic system, you raise the pH to a neutral condition which makes the bacteria grow faster and digest more of the waste.

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Does toilet paper harm my septic system?

The answer is: ┬áThe softer the toilet paper the more chemicals were used to make it soft. These chemicals can be harmful to your system’s biological activity, just like anti-bacterial soaps and other harsh chemicals are. Pick a brand of … Continue reading

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