If you’re building a new home or have an old septic system that is due to retire, you may be wondering how to install a septic system and asking the following questions: How much do new septic tank systems cost? Can I install a typical septic tank, or do I need a professional? Do state […]
If you have a septic tank, you may be wondering just how long it will last. The answer depends on a number of factors such as the age of your septic system, the condition, use, and whether or not it’s been maintained properly. How long will a Concrete and Steel Septic Tank last? In general, […]
Whether you just bought a home (and realized you have a septic tank) or you’ve had one for years, the best thing you can do to keep it functioning properly is to perform regular septic tank maintenance! With proper maintenance, a septic system can last for up to forty years. What is a Septic System? […]
How Septic Systems Work A septic system usually consists of a variety of different interconnected parts. There is always a septic tank into which your waste is placed and a drainage option. There may occasionally be pump tanks to consider as well. The drainage option ensures that your wastewater is cleaned into regular water before […]
A diagram for septic tanks is essential to have when you’re trying to diagnose a problem with your sewage system—trying to read a diagram, though, is a different matter. Let’s walk through how to read your diagram step by step. We’ll go over each part of the diagram and what each section of your system […]
Problems with a septic tank can come in many shapes and sizes, and knowing how to find a septic tank lid can save you some frustration. Upon finding your cover, you can diagnose a handful of septic tank problems or simply keep tabs on its location for future reference. Finding the septic tank cover isn’t difficult […]
If you’ve grown up with household septic tanks your entire life or you’re new to septic tank life, it’s important to learn how to care for your septic system. Because it’s out of sight, it’s often out of mind – until there’s a problem. Learning about your septic tank is just one of the many […]
Need a new septic system for your home? Learn more about the Georgia septic tank requirements with this guide for homeowners.
Learn about septic tank additives and why you probably don’t need them to keep your septic system running properly as part of your system’s maintenance plan.
Learn what to do if your septic tank keeps filling up with water and when it’s time for you call the professionals at The Original Plumber & Septic for help.