Septic Advice To Help Prevent Septic Problems

Septic Preservation Services has many years of experience working in the septic industry in this region. This means that we can use our accumulated knowledge and the skills that we have developed to repair the septic problems that our customers have. What is sometimes even more important is that we can locate the cause of the issue and this sometimes means that we have to educate septic system owners in the best way to use their system to prevent septic problems happening in the future. HalloweenFor example today we have been to a customer property in Westport MA and the mistake that they were making is that they were putting too much water into their system. The decomposition process can become strained if there is too much excess water in the septic system, resulting in a variety of problems. Ideally, septic owners should only be using a maximum of 50 gallons of water per day, per person. The following averages for common household activities can help you keep track:

Dishwasher Cycle – 7 gallons
Washing Machine – 40 gallons per load (less with front-loader machines)
Toilet – 2 gallons per flush, 1.6 gallons for newer standard toilets
Shower – 2.5 gallons per minute (a 10 minute shower = 25 gallons)

It can be difficult to stay on top of usage, particularly for large families, but laying down some basic guidelines can help everyone to work together. New environmentally-friendly appliances, toilets and shower heads can help reduce usage without a lot of extra effort. Trying to spread laundry loads out over a week rather than doing it all on one day helps and not running many water using appliances all at once. A water meter can be helpful for households that feed off of a well. The Energy Star website also has a lot of helpful ideas and tips for reducing water usage. It is always a good idea to remember that a septic system is installed based upon the number of people that are anticipated to be using it. If your base number increases, you might need to upgrade to a larger system. We have other septic repairs scheduled today in Marion, Mattapoisett, Fall River and Fairhaven MA. If you have questions about your septic system or if you need to schedule a septic repair please do contact our Norton Office on 877 378 4279 or visit Septic Preservation Services
where we will be happy to help you.

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All Natural Christmas Gifts

Here are some great natural cleaning recipes you can make for your own use or they make great Christmas gifts! Harsh cleaners can reek havoc on your septic system.  Try these natural alternatives!

Septic Preservation Services wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and Healthy, Happy New Year!

Visit www.septicpreservation.com for all your septic needs from start to finish.  We can answer any questions you may have.

 

Septic Pumping Is Necessary For Your Septic System

Septic Preservation Services are available to provide your essential septic system maintenance. Septic pumping is necessary for every septic system and if left your septic system will eventually fail. A septic tank is designed to have the capacity for 3-5 years waste. Obviously the volume of waste entering your septic system will affect the regularity that your system needs septic pumping. If your own a small cottage but have a lot of people visiting your septic tank will fill up much quicker. Property owners need to be aware that all wastewater enters the septic system so it is not just toilets but also baths, showers, washing machine, dishwasher etc that will fill up your system. The septic system is designed to match the number of bedrooms in a property so if you have a two bedroom home but have extended family visiting you are potentially straining the ability of your septic system to process the extra demand. Not only will your septic system fill up faster but also the decomposition process can become strained if there is too much excess water in the system, resulting in a variety of problems. Ideally, septic owners should only be using a maximum of 50 gallons of water per day, per person, assuming the number of people using the system corresponds to the size of the septic system as determined by the number of bedrooms in the home. The following averages for common household activities can help you keep track:

· Dishwasher Cycle – 7 gallons
· Washing Machine – 40 gallons per load (less with front-loader machines)
· Toilet – 2 gallons per flush, 1.6 gallons for newer standard toilets
· Shower – 2.5 gallons per minute (a 10 minute shower = 25 gallons)

It can be difficult to stay on top of usage, particularly for large families, but laying down some basic guidelines can help everyone to work together. New environmentally-friendly appliances, toilets and shower heads can help reduce usage without a lot of extra effort. The government Energy Star Website  also has a lot of helpful ideas and tips for reducing water usage. It is also important, to be aware of when you need to schedule septic pumping. Today we have septic pumping scheduled for customers in New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Marion, Westport, Freetown and Fairhaven MA. If you are unsure if you need a septic pump out or if you need to schedule septic pumping or have other questions about your septic system please do contact our Norton office on 877 378 4279 or visit Septic Preservation Services

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Landscaping Your Leachfield

Watch this great video on landscaping your leachfield.  Any questions. Call Septic Preservation Services at 877-378-4279.  We are your total septic system company.  Visit www.septicpreservation.com for more information.

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Holiday Tips

Thanksgiving is almost here.  Here are some tips to keep your septic system running smoothly through your Thanksgiving holiday season with family and friends.  Septic Preservation Services wishes everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day.

Visit www.septicpreservation.com with all your septic questions.

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Pump Chamber Basics

Check out this great video on pump chamber basics.  Is this what your septic system needs?  Septic Preservation has all the answers to your questions on this subject and anything septic.  They have a great team ready to help you from start to finish.  Visit www.septicpreservation.com or call 877-378-4279

Halloween

Halloween and Your Septic System

Halloween is here!  It can be a scary time but that doesn’t have to be the case with your septic system.  Septic Preservation Services has everything you need to take care of your septic system.  Septic system issues do not need to be “scary”.   Septic Preservation Services can answer all your questions and have solutions to all your problems.

Visit www.septicpreservation.com or call 877-378-4279

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Steps to Avoid Septic Repairs

Check out this great video on how to avoid septic repairs.  There are many products which should never make their way down your drains or toilets and into your septic system. This  will keep your septic system running smoothly and avoid costly repairs.

Visit www.septicpreservation.com for all your septic questions or call 877-378-4279.

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White Knight MIG

 

What is the White Knight MIG System and can it help your septic system?  Watch this video and find out.

Any Questions? Call Septic Preservation Services at 877-378-4279  or visit www.septicpreservation.com

We can solve all your septic problems.

Septic Services Are Extremely Cost Effective In The Long Term

Septic Preservation Services are extremely busy this month with septic services for our customers who want to ensure that their septic systems are in good working order before going into the winter season when it can be much harder to fix septic problems if a repair involves digging into frozen ground. When you have your septic system regularly serviced you are making the educated choice to stay ahead of your septic system maintenance and putting your trust in us so we can find any septic repairs before they become a problem or even prevent them from happening at all with effective preventative maintenance. It is much more cost effective to maintain your septic system rather than to run it and not maintain it until you have a large a costly septic problem that requires a septic repair to fix it, at best. Today we have septic services scheduled in Fall River, Westport, Swansea, Acushnet, Freetown and Mattapoisett MA. If you would be interested in hearing more about our preventative maintenance program or if you wish to schedule a septic service or if you have any questions about septic systems please do contact us at our Norton office on 877-378-4279 or visit Septic Preservation Services