Septic Preservation Services

Tips for Maintaining Your Leach Field

Septic Preservation ServicesSeptic Preservation Services is committed to providing septic services and education to our customers. A modern septic system leach field can last twenty years or more if you and your family:


  • Minimize the use of the garbage disposal
  • Do not put grease down your drains
  • Spread loads of laundry out over time rather than doing multiple loads in a short period of time, and use liquid detergents rather than powdered detergents
  • Avoid excessively long showers
  • Avoid leaving tap water running when shaving, brushing teeth, or doing other personal or household tasks
  • Do not flush medications, harmful chemicals, excessive amounts of bleach, harsh drain cleaners or degreasers
  • Have the septic tank pumped at least every three years
  • Do not add any septic systems cleaners, enzymes or additives
  • Remove water conditioning backwash discharges from the septic system
  • Do not plant trees and shrubs over leach fields
  • Do not flush personal products, paper towels, wipes, or diapers
  • Do not clean or rinse paint brushes in the sinks
  • Equip all hot tubs, spas, whirlpool baths, etcetera, with drain limiting valves that will only allow five gallons per minute to drain from fixture
  • Do not drive vehicles over leach fields


Not adhering to these guidelines can dramatically reduce the life of the leach field and will probably cause it to fail prematurely.  If you do find that your septic system or leach field is not operating correctly, Septic Preservation Services are here to repair your system and rectify any problems that you may have.  Today, we have septic repairs scheduled in Norton, Attleboro, Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Westport, MA.  If you have questions about your septic system, or if you need to schedule a septic repair, please do contact our office where our helpful office staff are happy to answer any questions you may have and schedule an appointment if necessary.  You can reach us at 877-378-4279 or visit

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Septic Preservation Services Dedicated to Keeping Customers Informed


Septic Systems make suburban living possible.  There are many areas which are not serviced by a municipal sewage system and therefore a private septic system is the answer.  Many people who have grown up in the city and decide to make the move out to “the sticks” are not familiar at all with a private septic system.  Once homeowners realize how a septic system and its components operate, they can better understand how to keep it functioning properly.

There are many do’s and don’ts on how to maintain your septic system, whether it be what not to put down your toilet and drains, or cleaners that may be harmful to your system.

All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services is proud to offer educational videos and papers to help home owners better understand their septic systems and how to keep it functioning properly.  Visit and click on the links to view information to better help you understand your septic system as well as tips for everyday living or water usage as well as cleaning products and additives.  Click on the product link for FAQ.

Septic Preservation  Services also offers a maintenance program to help keep your septic system functioning properly as well as technicians who will answer any questions you may have.

Call 877-378-4279 to speak to a SPS professional and have all your questions answered or for an appointment for a septic evaluation. We are here to help.