The best thing you can do to make your home’s septic system last is regular maintenance and pumping of your septic tank. After that, you should make sure that nothing goes down your drains that clog the system or lower its efficiency. Paints, oils, fats, garbage and harmful chemicals should all be avoided because they kill the “good bacteria” that breaks down the solid waste in your septic system.
- Why is my septic system full again after only 1 week?
- Is it possible for the septic tank or main pipe line to freeze in the winter months?