How to Prepare Your Septic System for Summer

July 14, 2022
Our owner, Justin, cleaning out a septic system tank

Swimming pools, vacations, and barbecues: what do they all have in common? They’re all summer-time staples. While these are enjoyable parts of summer, they tend to put extra strain on your septic system. Even if you don’t use your backyard for swimming or grilling, the hot summer weather will affect your system. Therefore, it’s important …

Why Should I Schedule Professional Hydro Jetting Services?

June 15, 2022
Hydro jetting service in Santa Rosa

Drains and pipes can become clogged over time and can turn into a homeowner’s worst nightmare. Clogged drains and pipes can cause a whole host of problems including water damage, burst pipes, and other severe problems.   If your pipes are clogged, you must have a professional hydro jet them. In hydro jetting, streams of …

4 Essential Septic Tank Maintenance Tasks

May 11, 2022

Your septic tank is an integral part of your septic system. It works to separate solids and liquids in the wastewater from your home.   An ignored septic tank is a recipe for disaster, as over times, it can develop problems. Unaddressed septic tank problems can have long-term consequences. A poorly functioning septic tank can …

Five Septic Tank Maintenance Tips

April 11, 2022
Five Septic Tank Maintenance Tips

Your septic tank is responsible for holding the wastewater from your household long enough to allow solids to settle at the bottom. Like every other part of your septic system, your septic tank requires ongoing care and maintenance.   Periodic maintenance increases the lifespan of your septic system, addresses present problems, and prevents potential issues …

Plastic vs. Concrete Septic Tank

March 17, 2022
Plastic vs. Concrete Septic Tank

Your septic tank is an integral part of your septic system. It holds the wastewater, allowing solid waste to settle down at the bottom. When choosing a septic tank, one of the most important considerations is the material. Two popular septic tank materials include plastic and concrete.   If you cannot decide between these two …

What’s the Difference Between Sewerage & Sewage?

February 15, 2022

Many homeowners find it hard to differentiate between sewerage and sewer. They wrongly believe that sewage is the shortened version of sewerage. Some think that sewerage is a misspelling of the word. None of these beliefs are true. Sewerage vs Sewage Sewage is the waste produced by homes carried off by sewers. Sewerage refers to …

How Often Should a Septic System Be Cleaned out?

January 11, 2022

A septic tank treats human waste and separates solids & liquids in the wastewater from the home. Over time, sludge and scum builds up in septic tanks and can affect the systems performance. An overflowing septic tank is a recipe for disaster. It can pollute local water wells and surface water bodies. Sewage waste contains …

Everything You Need to Know About Hydro Jetting

December 08, 2021
Hydro Jetting Service in Santa Rosa

Drain clogs and slow drains are frustrating. Clogged drains can lead to sewer backups and contaminate your water, causing serious waterborne illnesses. Sewage backups can lead to serious, even irreversible structural damage. One of the most common causes of these problems is blocked pipes. Regularly cleaning pipes to get rid of debris, dirt, and dust …

How Frequently Should You Pump and Clean Your Septic Tank?

November 12, 2021
Septic Service Near Sebastopol

Your septic tank’s job is to hold the wastewater from your septic system while allowing solids to settle down to the bottom of the tank. Septic tanks should be periodically pumped to ensure that they’re functioning optimally. Sewage is a breeding ground for disease causing germs. Periodic septic tank pumping prevents the buildup of parasites, …

How You Can Avoid Drain Field Problems

October 15, 2021
Septic Tank Pumping Santa Rosa

The part of your backyard where wastewater leaves your septic tank and drains before sinking into the soil is what is known as the drain field. This area is mostly a network of perforated pipelines that have been placed in trenches and is also known as a leach field. There are a number of potential …