What to know before installing a septic tank 

Congratulations! You’ve decided it’s time to join the more than 60 million people in the United States, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, whose homes are served by septic systems. As with many if not most major [...]

May 24, 2024|

Yes, your septic system can freeze

The Tri-State has already been through one round of polar vortex-induced plunging temperatures and a snow dump to boot. And it’s only February. The list of infrastructure and structures to be worried about in such situations can be [...]

February 15, 2024|

Sump pumps: where and why you may need one

Many of the pieces to our septic systems are well-known, from drain to tank. One of the potentially most valuable components that is a little less talked about is the sump pump. Sump pumps collect and remove liquid from [...]

January 26, 2024|

How to better enjoy your portable bathroom experience

Planning a large-scale outdoor event in an venue without built-out plumbing infrastructure? Acquiring the use of portable toilets – port-a-potties, port-a-johns, what-have-you – is perhaps the best, most viable solution for such activities – especially if it’s a [...]

November 20, 2023|

Pros of buying a home with a septic system

Somewhere between 20 and 25% of all American homes rely on septic systems to dispose of their waste, it’s estimated – with that number higher in largely rural areas, such as our Tri-State. Looking at buying a house [...]

September 12, 2023|

Approach abandoned septic systems with care

One thing to keep in mind when approaching the idea of purchasing an older property including a home, especially one that hasn’t been in continuous use, is what the septic system situation is. Maintenance of the septic system [...]

August 16, 2023|
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