This septic emergency was because of lack of maintenance. This client was under the impression that you never need to pump the septic system, unless it’s giving you trouble. He adds septic tank additives every months. It’s never giving him a problem before. Unfortunately, over 8 years, it completely packed with solids. All a septic… Continue reading Lack of Septic Pumping leads to Septic System Failure
Here is a video of another, “less expensive” riser installation on a septic system. This homeowner simply took the lowest bid without asking questions. And honestly, thought, “We are putting a collar on a septic tank.” How hard can it be. So he took the lowest bidder not realizing we have to be concerned about… Continue reading Ground Water Intrusion causes massive damage when septic alarm is ignored
Here is an example of a very poor riser installation. Now this homeowner saved about 100 bucks when he put his riser installation out to bid. Without asking why this bid was about 100 bucks cheaper he simply assumed all septic work is the same, and only the price is the difference. Leaking septic tank… Continue reading Poor Septic Riser Installation
Finding rainwater infiltration in septic tanks through Dissolved Oxygen Measurements.