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Maine Septic Inspections Help Property Owners Ensure Their System Is Operating Correctly

Septic Preservation Services wants its customers to know that having an inspection on your septic system keeps you informed of the status of your system. A septic system will not operate indefinitely and will eventually need replacement and will always require maintenance so it is advisable to know the condition of your septic. In this instance ignorance is not bliss and could lead to some unpleasant surprises so having a professional inspect your system could help prevent expensive repairs in the future if you can catch problems before they occur. Today we have septic inspections scheduled in Union, Northport, Islesboro, Belfast, Belmont, Swanville and Waldoboro ME. If you would be interested in a septic inspection or if you have any septic questions please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

 

 

Septic Repairs On Short Notice From Our Biddeford, Maine Office

Septic Preservation Services has septic repairs scheduled for customers in Readfield, Winthrop, Oakland, Winslow, Palermo, Gardiner, Richmond, Alna and Whitefield ME. We are able to attend to our clients’ septic repairs on short notice from our Biddeford, Maine office. Once we have assessed the condition of your septic system, we will present you with a range of options designed to correct any identified issues. These may include one or more of the following:

  • Replacement of damaged or missing baffle
  • Installation of effluent filter and service riser
  • Installation of pumping access riser and cover
  • Installation of curtain drains
  • Replacement of deteriorated components
  • Repair or replacement of damaged components including septic pump repair
  • Removal of accumulated solids in leach field piping
  • Removal of plant and tree roots in leach field piping
  • Installation and service of the White Knight™ Microbial Inoculator/Generator
  • Diversion of water softener/conditioner backwash discharges
  • Detailed explanation of our Septic Use Guidelines

If you need a septic repair, have any questions about your septic system or have concerns that your system is not operating correctly please do contact our office at 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

Septic Preservation Services Is The Only Statewide Contractor On The OBD Service Contractor List In Maine

Septic Preservation Services has Overboard Discharge Repairs and Overboard Discharge Services today in Friendship, Bremen, Waldoboro, Owl’s Head, Boothbay and Whitefield ME. The Maine DEP’s Overboard Discharge (OBD) Program is responsible for regulating discharges of sanitary and household wastewater generated at residential or commercial locations to streams, rivers, bays, and the ocean. All OBDs must be approved by the DEP through a licensing process. Septic Preservation Services is the only Statewide contractor on the Overboard Discharge Service contractor list provided by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. For more information see http://www.maine.gov/dep/water/wd/OBD.  If you require an OBD Repair or OBD Service please do contact our Biddeford, Maine Office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

Septic Inspections in Maine

Septic Preservation Services has Septic Inspections scheduled today in Arundel, Alfred, Gorham, Buxton, Limerick, Raymond, Westbrook and Windham Maine.

If you are selling a property and you have a Septic System you are likely to need a Septic Inspection to be done. Much of our septic inspection business comes from referrals from realtors who give their clients our details because they know that we provide a thorough, professional and prompt septic service to their clients so they are happy to work with us on a repeat basis.

If you need to arrange a septic inspection or if you have any questions please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com.

 

Overboard Discharge Repairs and Services (OBD)

Septic Preservation Services know that The Maine DEP’s Overboard Discharge (OBD) Program is responsible for regulating discharges of sanitary and household wastewater generated at residential or commercial locations to streams, rivers, bays, and the ocean. All OBDs must be approved by the DEP through a licensing process. Septic Preservation Services is the only company listed on the OBD Service contractor list as being Statewide by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. If you have an OBD on your property that needs servicing or repairing anywhere in Maine we can certainly do this for you.

Today we have Overboard discharge repairs and overboard discharge services in Cape Elizabeth, Old Orchard Beach, Biddeford, Kennebunk Port, Kennebunk, Wells and Portland ME. If you require an OBD repair or an OBD service please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com.

 

Septic Inspections in Maine

Septic Preservation Services has septic inspections scheduled today in Peak’s Island, Portland, Harpswell, Orr’s Island, Freeport, Pownal and Topsham Maine.

Having an inspection on your septic system keeps you informed of the status of your septic system. A septic system will not operate indefinitely and will eventually need replacement and will always require maintenance so it is advisable to know the condition of your septic system. In this instance ignorance is not bliss and could lead to some unpleasant surprises so having a professional inspect your system could help prevent expensive repairs in the future if you can catch problems before they occur.

If you would be interested in a septic inspection or if you have any septic questions please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

Maine Septic Inspections

 

Septic Preservation Services have Septic Inspections today in Auburn, Poland, Lisbon Falls, Lewiston, West Paris, Bowdoin and Turner ME.

Maine is a predominantly rural state and relies heavily on decentralized sewage disposal facilities for disposal of human waste, i.e., septic systems. The Maine Departments of Human Services and Environmental Protection recommends that a septic system be inspected prior to any sale of property. If you require a septic inspection because you are buying or selling a property or for any other reason please do contact our office where we will be able to schedule an inspection and answer any questions that you may have at 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

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Septic Inspections in Maine Today

 MaineSeptic Preservation Services have septic inspections scheduled today in Topsham, Brunswick, Bowdoinham, West Bath, Phippsburg, Harpswell, Bailey Island, and Arrowsic, Maine.  

We have extensive experience conducting septic inspections in Maine and provide our customers with thorough and professional inspections so they can be confident in the results.

If you require a septic inspection or if you have any questions about septic inspections, please do contact our office at 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

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Garbage Disposals and Your Septic System

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Garbage Disposals are used in many households, but are they safe to use with your septic system.  Good Question!

While many companies that sell garbage disposals will tell you they are fine to use with a septic system, the truth is they really aren’t.

You really shouldn’t be using a garbage disposal with your septic system.  The way that the septic system is set up involves a large tank filled with water and the waste from your home.  The solid waste settles to the bottom where bacteria go to work breaking it down.  Then, there is the water waste layer that has the excess liquid going out to the drain field.  Finally, at the top, there is a layer of scum that has built up.

In order to keep your septic system running smoothly, there are many items that should not be flushed or sent down the drains.  This includes, diapers, wipes, bleach, harsh chemicals and sanitary products to name a few.    The same is true with your garbage disposal.  All the fats, grease, and other waste from the disposal are being added to the septic tank which can can cause problems and clogs and prevent it from working correctly.

Basically, you are overloading the waste that is being put into your septic tank and the naturally occurring bacteria will not be able to keep up with breaking it down.  If you use a garbage disposal, you should have your tank pumped every year, rather than the normal 3-5 year range.  It can wreak havoc with your septic system.

A better idea? Compost.  Composting your kitchen waste is much better for your system and environmentally friendly.  You can buy a cheap plastic composter or even make your own.  Depending on the size, you can add all your kitchen waste as well as leaves and grass and have a great fertilizer ready for your garden or landscaping.

It’s a win win situation for your yard as well as your septic system.  

Visit www.septicpreservation.com for all your septic system questions.  They have a qualified staff ready to help you with all your septic needs from pumping and cleaning to design and installation.  Give them a call at 877-378-4279.

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Overboard Discharge Repairs and Services in Maine and New Hampshire

Maine Septic Preservation Services has Overboard Discharge Repairs and Overboard Discharge Services today in Kittery, Kittery Point, Berwick, North Berwick, Wells, Rochester, NH, Kennebunk, and West Kennebunk, Maine.  

The Maine DEP’s Overboard Discharge (OBD) Program is responsible for regulating discharges of sanitary and household wastewater generated at residential or commercial locations to streams, rivers, bays, and the ocean. All OBDs must be approved by the DEP through a licensing process.

Septic Preservation Services is the only Statewide contractor on the OBD Service contractor list provided by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. For more information see http://www.maine.gov/dep/water/wd/OBD.  If you require an OBD Repair or OBD Service please do contact our Biddeford, Maine Office at 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

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