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What Goes on During a Septic Tank Pumping?
If your home uses a septic system, you know that your biggest responsibility is to have your septic tank pumped on a routine basis. Depending on the size of your tank and number of occupants in your house, this is often every 3 to 5 years. Unless you are a state certified contractor with experience in septic plumbing, this is not a DIY job. But it does require that you contact your trusted septic services company and schedule the pumping appointment.
3 Myths About Your Septic System
Your septic tank can serve as an easy and highly efficient plumbing system in your home. However, you must understand how your septic tank works and be clear on ways to keep your system in top condition. Unfortunately, there are several myths and misconceptions surrounding septic systems.
Why Is Your Hot Water Running Out?
Unless you like cold showers or dirty dishes, hot water is a necessity in your home. In fact, it’s easy to take hot water for granted, until you are the lucky one who is in the shower when it runs out. The sudden loss of hot water can quickly get your attention. Let’s take a look at why hot water runs out and how you can prevent it from happening in your home.
How Well Do You Know Your Plumbing Anatomy?
Though it may not get much credit, your plumbing system is one of the most important systems in keeping your home functional and comfortable. An efficient plumbing system allows you to take a shower, flush the toilet, water your lawn and clean your dishes or clothes. While you may know exactly how to operate your dishwasher or your bathtub, how much do you really understand about what goes on beneath the faucet.
5 Dangers of Hiring a Cheap, Unlicensed Plumber
Living in the metro Atlanta area, you have a lot of plumbing companies available to you. In checking out their rates, you may find a notable discrepancy between some of these plumbers. Before you make the decision to go with the cheapest company for your plumbing repair, you need to stop and do some more research. In many cases, minimal costs can mean minimal qualifications. In fact, a “cheap” plumber may not have the necessary licensure required to do the job at hand.
Why Your Septic Tank Needs Bacteria
Most people put bacteria in a negative category. While it is true that certain types of bacteria can cause harm and infection in your body, your septic tank has a different relationship with bacteria. In fact, your septic tank desperately needs bacteria in order to do its job.
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