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Septic Design For Property in Porstmouth RI

Septic Preservation Services will be meeting with a customer today in our Norton office for a septic design meeting. Our client has a property in Portsmouth RI which requires a new septic system because their old system failed. Their property is in close proximity to Narragansett Bay so their septic system must comply with all Rhode Island State and town requirements regarding septic systems in particular with ocean front limitations. We have extensive experience in this region and have worked with many types of septic systems which enables us to design a septic system for our client which matches their financial, environmental and regional needs whilst meeting BOH requirements. If you require a septic design or if you have any questions about septic systems please do contact us on  877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

New England Weather Doesn’t Stop Septic Appointments Happening

Septic Preservation Services wishes everyone a very happy 2018! This year promises to be even more successful the last and we are already very busy with septic appointments for our customers. Even in New England weather we are able to carryout many appointments as planned. Today we have Title 5 Septic Inspections scheduled in Attleboro, Norton, Mansfield, Foxboro and Sharon MA. However if the weather is especially bad to make it impossible for our inspector to carry out your Title 5 Inspection then Title 5 does make allowances:

“If weather conditions prevent an inspection before a sale, Title 5 allows the inspection to be done up to 6 months afterwards, provided that the seller notifies the buyer in writing of the need to complete the inspection”

For more information see:

http://www.mass.gov/guides/buying-or-selling-property-with-a-septic-system

Of course we will always endeavor to do septic inspections as planned but we have enough septic inspectors so that if for any reason your inspection is delayed we can always re schedule your inspection for a day and time that works in your time frame. If you do wish to schedule an inspection or if you have any questions about septic inspections or septic systems please do call our knowledgeable Norton Office team on 877-378-4279 or visit http://www.septicpreservation.com

Thank You For A Successful 2017

Septic Preservation Services would like to thank all of our customers, vendors and friends for a very successful year. We have conducted more Septic Inspections, Septic Installations, Septic Designs, Septic Remediation, Septic Services and Septic Repairs in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island than ever before.

Highlights include:

  • Working with multiple breweries in Marshfield MA, Woodstock, NH, and Limerick, ME to resolve high strength wastewater issues
  • Getting approval to teach septic savvy in RI and MA for training credits Class. This class includes; how septic systems work; why septic systems fail, and what your options are once your septic system fails; Information on septic inspection, septic repairs, septic replacement, septic installations and advanced treatment units for wastewater treatment
  • Record sales in Maine including, Acton, Farmington, Tennant’s Harbor, Arrowsic, Friendship, North Berwick, Union, Bailey Island, Gorham, Oakland, Wales, Belfast, Harrison, Owls Head, West Bath, Biddeford, Hermon, Peaks Island, West Newfield, Bowdoinham, Kennebunk, Poland, Whitefield, Brunswick, Kittery Point, Portland, Windham, Cape Elizabeth, Lewiston, Richmond, Winslow and Jay
  • Continuing help to customers with overboard discharge (OBD) systems in Maine as they as fazed out
  • Welcoming new employees that will assist with septic inspections, functional inspections, septic repairs, septic installations, and septic designs from Norton, Attleboro and Acushnet MA, Cumberland and North Smithfield RI and Biddeford ME

We are looking forward to expanding upon our success in 2018. Happy Holidays from Septic Preservation Services!

 

 

A Title 5 Inspection Is Usually Required When A Property With A Septic System Is Sold

Septic Preservation Services know that moving home at any time of the year is a stressful and time consuming business. If you are selling a home in addition to buying a home this just seems to double the workload. Therefore we try to make one small part of your move as painless as possible. If you are selling a home with a septic system in Massachusetts you are likely to need to have a Title 5 Inspection. As stated on the Mass Gov Website:

“In order to ensure that septic systems (conventional septic systems, cesspools, and innovative/alternative systems) are protective of human health and the environment, MassDEP generally requires that systems be inspected when a property is sold.

When is an inspection required?
When a property is sold to new owners, or there otherwise is a transfer of title to new owners, with certain exceptions.
Title 5 does not require a system inspection if the transfer is of residential real property, and is between the following relationships:
(1) between current spouses;
(2) between parents and their children;
(3) between full siblings; and
(4) where the grantor transfers the real property to be held in a revocable or irrevocable trust, where at least one of the designated beneficiaries is of the first degree of relationship to the grantor”.

For more information see

http://www.mass.gov/eea/docs/dep/water/wastewater/o-thru-v/t5famex.pdf

We have extensive experience providing septic inspections in this region for property owners. We have excellent relationships with many realtors because they have worked with us before, in some instances on multiple occasions, and know that we provide through, reliable and prompt inspections to their clients. Many of our septic inspections come from referrals from realtors to their clients. Our Inspectors have recently been to properties in Uxbridge, Lynnfield, Norton, Sutton and Rochester MA to provide a Title 5 Inspection. If you are moving and require more information on Title 5 Inspections or have any questions about septic systems please do contact our Norton office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

Septic Repairs Should Not Be Put Off

Septic Preservation Services hopes everyone got what they wanted from Santa Claus this year and had a wonderful holiday with their friends and family. We are certain that septic repairs were not at the top of anyone’s Christmas list but sometimes they have to be done and putting them off until they become a bigger problem is never a good idea. A small concern of septic smells coming from your plumbing if addressed quickly can sometimes be easily, quickly and inexpensively fixed. However if you ignore signs of a septic problem your small issue could become a large septic failure which could be an expensive and disruptive repair. If you have questions about your septic system please do contact our Norton office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

Septic Maintenance Including Septic Pumping and Septic Cleaning Is Essential For Your Septic System

Septic Preservation Services know that to ensure that your septic system continues to work correctly and to increase the lifespan of your septic system it is advisable to maintain your septic system and this includes cleaning and pumping to flush out sludge and scum, which do not drain like effluent. Today we have septic cleaning scheduled for customers in Dighton, Freetown, East Bridgewater, Norton, Taunton and Raynham MA. We utilize specialized miniature equipment to locate specific areas of our system, such as a sewer cam that is used to investigate the inside of your sewer lines and jetting equipment to clean the pipes within the leach field. If you need to schedule a septic cleaning or have any questions please do contact our Norton, MA office on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

 

Septic Design Consultation For Norton Property

Septic Preservation Services can’t believe it is December already! We see many homes are starting to put up their lights and decorations and getting ready for the holidays. While it is also pleasant to curl up in front of the fireplace and hibernate until spring it is also a good time of year to start preparation for outdoor work that will be possible once spring comes. Today we have an initial septic design consultation with a client who is starting an addition on their home in Norton MA next year. Our Client needs a new septic system to ensure that their addition will pass state and town codes because they will be adding bedrooms to their property. Their property must have a septic system that will support the additional flow potentially created by an addition including more bedrooms. If you require a septic design or have any questions about septic system design please do contact our office on 877-348-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

 

Septic Preservation Services Identify Septic Adjustments And Septic Improvements

Septic Preservation Services have a vast extent of septic system knowledge and experience which is necessary if you are going to be able to locate and repair septic breakdowns, problems and failures. It is also necessary to have many years of experience working with septic systems to be able to identify septic adjustments and improvements that can be made so your septic system operates more environmentally efficient by processing waste more thoroughly which will also make it more cost effective. Today we are at a customer’s property in Acushnet MA extending their septic system tee and adding a septic filter. We also have septic repairs and septic adjustments for customers in Lakeville, Middleboro, Carver and Freetown MA. If you have a septic problem or believe you need a septic repair please do contact our Norton office where we will be happy to answer any questions and  make an appointment if necessary on 877-348-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

A Leach Field Will Not Operate Correctly If A Driveway Or Parking Lot Is Put On Top Of It

Septic Preservation Services have been contacted by a customer in North Attleboro MA who has a leach field problem. Their home’s leach field has had a driveway installed that covers their leach field. As stated by the Massachusetts Official Website of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs:

“Impervious areas such as driveways or parking lots restrict air passing through the soils. In addition, the weight of the cars can compact the soil and may break distribution pipes. Lack of oxygen prevents the degradation of the septic tank effluent in the soil, and compaction reduces flow, making the system likely to clog and fail. Soil absorption systems which are placed under driveways are required, by 310 CMR 15.240 (7), to be vented to the atmosphere. Additional standards apply to system components in areas where automobile or other heavy equipment is anticipated.”

Their leach field does not have the venting required and compacting has resulted in the distribution pipes breaking when large heavy vehicles were mistakenly parked on the driveway. Septic Preservation Services have the excavation equipment necessary for this septic repair and have the qualified operators that ensure that the repair is done correctly and with as little disruption as possible. We have other septic repairs scheduled today in Wrentham, Bellingham, Blackstone and Franklin MA. If you require a septic repair or have any questions please do contact our Norton office on on 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

When Cooking Your Thanksgiving Turkey Dont Pour Oil, Fats Or Grease Down The Sink

Septic Preservation Services wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving for tomorrow. We know our customers are also looking forward to Thanksgiving and food preparation is well underway for Thanksgiving Meals. We would like to remind our customers that it is not a good idea to put any type of cooking oil, fat or grease down the sink where it can enter your septic system. Whilst a well maintained septic system can cope with small amounts of fat, oil and grease, such as natural body oils that go into your septic system when you shower, if you regularly introduce cooking fats, oils and grease into your septic system it could result in a septic system failure if left . Just remember when you are making your beautifully juicy turkey dinner do not pour the fat, oil or grease down your sink. We have been conducting Septic Repairs in Carver, Middleboro, Halifax, Norton and Taunton MA that could have been easily avoided with a little knowledge and preventative measures. If you have a question about your septic system or you need to schedule a septic repair please contact us on 877-348-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

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