Our home in Rhode Island was built in the late 1800’s which tends to require a little extra TLC. Vintage homes are beautiful and full of character, but they often require more maintenance and repairs. One of the biggest issues is keeping our septic tank in good working order. After a few years in the house I started paying attention to the red flags. It’s best to realize when your septic system needs help before the problem gets out of hand. So what should you [...] Continue Reading
Drain cleaning doesn’t always have to involve a costly professional service. You can save a lot of money on your drains and keep everything running smoothly by practicing drain maintenance in your home. When our family moved to the area of Acton, MA we found that the house was in great shape except for the drains. After hiring a professional drain cleaning service to clean it out we knew we wanted to keep our pipes and drains in great shape. I started looking for ways [...] Continue Reading
If you are a homeowner it is important to understand what a Title 5 (Title V) inspection is and how it can affect your home. To begin, a Title 5 is a standard septic inspection required by the Board of Health in order to sell, refinance, or add an addition on your home. The Board of Health uses the Title 5 inspection to make sure that septic systems are up to code and safe for you and the environment. You should always plan on hiring a [...] Continue Reading
There are times in our Plymouth, MA home that calling in the professionals to perform cesspool pumping service is unavoidable. If you are really dealing with serious back-ups, clogs, or overflowing from your cesspool or septic system then don’t wait, you should call a professional company and have the problem taken care of. But if you simply have a few issues with the drains, pipes, or the drainage you may want to try a few household remedies first. This can save you a lot of [...] Continue Reading
If you own a residence or business you know that there is no getting around septic pumping service and inspections. It’s recommended that you have your septic tank pumped and inspected every 1 to 2 years. But if you end up having issues with the pipes, drains, or the septic system itself, you may have to schedule septic pumping service and inspections much more often.
This can end up costing you hundreds of extra dollars not to mention putting too much wear and tear on your [...] Continue Reading
If you’re a new homeowner you know how important it is to keep up your home and property in good condition, but what about septic system?
Sadly, this is often overlooked by homeowners new and old and if your septic system isn’t properly looked after it can end up costing you big bucks in repairs and service. So what is the best way to keep your septic system in great shape? You can save hundreds of dollars by doing little things around the house to help [...] Continue Reading
If you own an older home it’s a good idea to start thinking about septic system maintenance for your residence.
Many times the septic system in older homes, apartments or condos need even more septic system maintenance than those for newer buildings. Why? Because if the home in older you can bet the plumbing, pipes, and the septic system is older too.
The hard thing about an older septic tank is it doesn’t take into account the fact that the people inside the residence might be using larger amounts of [...] Continue Reading
If you’re looking for a way to practice good septic system maintenance without spending a lot of time and money, here’s a quick and easy solution: use all natural cleaners to help maintain your septic system! You can simply start cleaning your sinks, tubs, and toilets will all natural cleaners. These are cleaning products that are made from things like lemon, castile soap, vinegar, tee tree oil, baking soda, and other ingredients that are 100% chemical free.
How does it work?
One of the best ways to [...] Continue Reading
My husband and I are both committed to keeping our household as green and environmentally friendly as possible and that includes our septic system.
Did you know that if you don’t deal with or take care of your septic system, it can become an environmental hazard? No one wants to have dangerous gases, chemicals, or waste around their home.
We all have pets and children to think about; they are running around the yard and getting into everything. So you have to be very careful about what’s [...] Continue Reading
There are so many easy ways to prevent septic system issues! You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to keep your septic system in good working order. Servicing your septic tank is something that can be easily done every single day.
There are daily chores you can do that actually improve the health of your septic system and keep it running smoothly without any trouble. One way is to always pay attention to what you are pouring down your drain.
You can service your septic tank [...] Continue Reading