different forms of sanitation services

3 Things You May Not Have Known About Your Septic Tank

If you have a septic tank, you should known as much as possible about how to operate it effectively and keep it safe. Here are a few things that many people don't know about septic system usage and maintenance. #1 Chemicals Hurt Your Septic Tank Any chemicals that go into your septic tank can actually harm it. The chemicals you use to clean your sink, toilet and shower can actually harm your septic tank, as can any chemicals that you specifically add to your septic tank to take care of it. Read More 

Three Septic Tank Care Strategies You Need To Get The Whole Family On Board With

Your family's septic system can be a great, highly reliable way to deal with sewage if you don't have a city sewer hookup. However, if you don't want to have to pump your tank three times as often as normal, you'll need to take good care of it. Most septic system care consists of simply common-sense tactics, but if your family is used to living in the city, they may not always realize that what they're used to isn't good for the system you're currently on. Read More 

Caring For Your Septic System

Homeowners give thought to having their chimney cleaned to avoid a fire. They give thought to having an annual furnace checkup and new filters put in to make sure it is running efficiently. They winterize their home to save money. But oftentimes, what could arguably be their most important utility goes unchecked- their septic system. It's likely an out-of-sight, out-of-mind matter, but this can be a dangerous habit to fall into. Read More 

Trashy Neighbors: Tips for Discouraging Unauthorized Dumping in Your Rented Dumpster

Whether it's time for spring cleaning or you're planning a home renovation, investing in a dumpster rental can simplify the waste-disposal process. Unfortunately, that open dumpster could look like an open invitation to your neighbors, especially if there's a fee for garbage disposal in your area. This can be costly to you since most dumpster rental companies charge by weight when they haul the unit off. That means that you're paying your dumpster rental company to dispose of your neighbor's garbage. Read More 

Own A Septic Tank In A Cold Climate? Should You Pump During Winter?

If you've recently purchased a home in a rural part of your county, you may be adjusting to life with a septic tank rather than a public sewer hookup. While a septic tank can be an eco-friendly and inexpensive way to handle your household's solid and liquid waste, a clogged or leaking septic tank can pose a number of issues -- from standing sewage in your yard to backed-up toilets and sinks. Read More