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Septic System Remediation in Maine

Septic Preservation Services have extensive experience with septic system remediation. Septic Preservation Services can provide remediation for your septic system using the most financially efficient and environmentally responsible methods available. Whenever possible our goal is to provide our customers with options that will yield high-quality results at a cost-effective price. We value each and every customer and appreciate your business – no matter how big or small the job. Today we are providing septic system remediation at customer locations in Readfield, Farmington, Wales, Jay Winthrop and Windsor ME. If you require septic system remediation or if you have any questions about our services or septic systems please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

Septic Repairs May Not Be A Fun Summer Spend But Can Be Essential

Septic Preservation Services know that in the summer many of us are thinking of vacations, visiting family and days at the beach or lake. These are all fun things to do in the sun and the money always seems well spent. What does not always seems like a ‘fun’ thing to spend money on is home maintenance especially when it is not seen or enjoyed, like septic repairs. However if you have a concern about your septic system it is wise to have it addressed immediately and not leave it until the summer is gone and you want to be ‘bothered’ by it. Indicators that you may have a septic problem include:

Pipe Gurgling Sounds
Toilet Flushing Issues
Slow Drains
Water Backup
Bad Odors
Greener Grass on your leach field
Patches of Standing Water

If you have noticed one or more of these signs at your property please do consider calling to discuss your concerns with our experienced technicians. Today we have septic repairs in Islesboro, Belfast, Belmont, Union, Palermo, Swanville, Maine. If you wish to schedule a septic repair or if you have septic questions or concerns please do contact us at our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

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Leachfield Maintenance

Watch this great video on Leachfield Maintenance by Septic Preservation Services.  Septic issues?  Call 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.comhttp://www.septicpreservation.com

Septic Repairs in Maine to Preserve The Environment

Septic Preservation Services know that Maine is a beautiful place to live with diverse environments so whether you live on a mountainside or on the coast it needs to be protected. If your property has a private sewage disposal system or septic system you need to be a responsible citizen and ensure that it is well maintained and kept in good repair. Failing septic systems and cesspools can contaminate drinking water, shellfish beds, and beaches. We are available to provide septic repairs and inspections with our prompt, professional and knowledgeable technicians being only a phone call away. Today we have septic repairs scheduled in Limerick, Buxton, Bar Mills, West Newfield, Parsonfield and Acton Maine. If you require a septic repair or f you have any questions about septic repairs please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

Maine DEP Requires All OBD Treatment Plants Must Be On A Service Contract

Septic Preservation Services have overboard discharge (OBD) services and OBD repairs scheduled today in Harrison, Hebron, Bridgton, Lewiston, West Paris, Turn and Auburn 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. DEP rule requires all mechanical OBD treatment systems to have an operating alarm system; to maintain a current service contract with a licensed service contractor; and to attach a service tag on or near the treatment system that provides the service contractor’s name and the last date of service. All mechanical systems require power, so be sure that power is supplied to the unit and that it is turned on 7 days a week during the season of use. For more information see: http://www.maine.gov/dep/water/wd/OBD/index.html Septic Preservation Services are the only statewide contractor on the OBD service contractor list supplied by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. If you need to arrange an overboard discharge service or repair please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

Septic System Remediation in Maine

Septic Preservation Services has built a reputation in the septic system industry for septic system remediation which means that we not only successfully repair septic systems but do so with septic systems, equipment and processes which ensure that the environment is protected and repaired. When we are contacted to do a septic system repair 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
  • 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

We want to provide a septic repair that will not only solve your septic problem but also repair the cause of your septic issues in an environmentally conscious manner. Today we have septic system repair appointments in Boothbay, Alna, Tennant’s Harbor, Owls Head, Friendship, Bremen and Waldoboro Maine. If you have any questions about septic system remediation or septic repairs please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

Septic Inspections For Customers in Maine

Septic Preservation Services provide septic inspections to property owners in Maine who have a septic system and wish to know the condition of their system. They can use this information to catch septic problems before they happen and to repair their system if the inspection indicates that their septic system requires a septic repair. We also carry out septic inspections for clients who are considering buying a property with a septic system or are selling a property, either residential or commercial, with a septic system. Again a septic inspection provides information on the current status of the system so enables people to make informed decisions when purchasing a property. Today we have septic inspections scheduled in Alfred, Lebanon, Berwick, Waterboro and West Kennebunk ME. If you require a septic inspection in Maine or have any questions about septic inspections please contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

Extend The Life Of Your Maine OBD

Septic Preservation Services has Overboard Discharge Services and Repairs scheduled today in Kittery Point, Cape Neddick, Wells, Kennebunk Port, Biddeford and Old Orchard Beach ME. For more information regarding OBDs see:

https://www1.maine.gov/dep/water/wd/OBD/ip_obd.pdf

These are a few general tips that will help to extend the life of your OBD and promote high quality effluent.

  • Some household chemicals kill the microorganisms that digest the wastes in your treatment system and may pass through to the receiving waterbody. Toxic chemicals, harsh cleaners, paint, pharmaceuticals, and non-biodegradable materials should not be disposed of by dumping or pouring down the drain.
  • Using low-flow toilets and water-saving showerheads will prolong the life of your system.
  • Septic tanks should be pumped at least once every three years. Depending on how much the OBD facility is used, you may want to increase the septic pumping frequency or decrease it to once every five years if it receives very little use.
  • Trees, shrubs and woody perennials should be cleared away from system components. Sandfilter surfaces should be mowed at least once per year. If a wet spot appears on or near the sandfilter bed notify the DEP inspector.
  • Mechanical systems operate best if they are used at a consistent rate and may malfunction or produce poor quality effluent if overloaded on the weekend and “starved” during the week. Try to manage laundry, cleaning, and showers so that the load is spread out as evenly as possible. Leave a mechanical OBD operating as recommended by your service contractor at all times during the season of use.
  • Check the chlorine level at least every two weeks and keep fresh chlorine in contact with the treated wastewater. Don’t overfill the chlorinator tubes; only the bottom two or three inches of the tubes should have chlorine. Old, brown or mushy chlorine does not properly disinfect and must be replaced. Take care to remove old chlorine from your chlorinator rather than washing it out to the waterbody.
  • Ensure that the outfall pipe extends to below the low water mark of the receiving waterbody. In extenuating circumstances a specific waiver to this requirement may be granted by the Department.
  • Treated wastewater should be clear and without a strong septic or chlorine odor. If wastewater in the disinfection unit is not nearly clear, smells like rotten eggs, raw sewage, or smells strongly of chlorine, call your service contractor or notify the DEP inspector.

If you require an Overboard Discharge Service or repair you will need to contact a certified maintenance contractor. Septic Preservation Services is the only Statewide contractor on the Maine Department of Environmental Protection Wastewater Treatment Plants certified maintenance contractors list. If you wish to make an appointment or if you have any questions please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

More Septic Inspections Due To The Increased Number Of Properties On The Market

Septic Preservation Services usually find that the number of septic inspections requested increases in the spring months in direct response to the upturn in the real estate market that usually happens in the spring and this year is no exception. We have septic inspections scheduled today in Westbrook, Peaks Island, North Yarmouth, Gray, Freeport and Pownal Maine. If you are selling a home with a septic system it is a great selling point to have a septic inspection already completed so you can show potential buyers that your system is in good work condition. If you are buying a property that is not on town sewer but is serviced by its own individual septic system a septic inspection can tell you if that system is in good working order and if it needs maintenance or repairs. If it does you then have the information to make an offer accordingly, request that the work be done or to move on if you are concerned. If you wish to schedule a septic inspection or have any questions about septic system inspections or septic systems please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

The Only Statewide Contractor On The Overboard Discharge (OBD) Service Contractor List

Septic Preservation Services have overboard discharge (OBD) services and repairs scheduled today in Biddeford, Kennebunk Port, Kennebunk, Falmouth, Cape Elizabeth, Old Orchard Beach and Arundel 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. DEP rule requires all mechanical OBD treatment systems to have an operating alarm system; to maintain a current service contract with a licensed service contractor; and to attach a service tag on or near the treatment system that provides the service contractor’s name and the last date of service. Septic Preservation Services are the only statewide contractor on the OBD service contractor list supplied by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. If you need to arrange an overboard discharge (OBD) service or repair please do contact our office on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

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OBD Services and OBD Repairs

Overboard discharge services and overboard discharge repairs in Freeport, Harpswell, Brunswick, Orr’s Island, Bailey Island, Phippsburg, Peak’s Island and Portland