If you have a septic tank, your number one concern is the health and safety of your family. You don't want anything to get into the tank that would hurt them if it were to drain out of the tan...
If you have a septic tank, your number one concern is the health and safety of your family. You don't want anything to get into the tank that would hurt them if it were to drain out of the tank. Are you doing everything you can to ensure the contents of that tank stay where they belong? Using the toilet can be tricky enough for adults when it comes to aiming. Still, kids aren't known for their accuracy - mainly if something is fascinating going on in the other room. This means you should take extra care with how your children use the bathroom, including watching what gets flushed down the toilet. If you have any concerns about your septic tank, don’t waste any time calling a septic company. Expensive repairs can result if minor situations are ignored. Contact Metro Septic Pumping and deal with the concerns quickly.
This includes feminine hygiene products, baby wipes, dental floss, and other items that can clog your pipes or damage your septic system by causing a backup into your home's drains or sewer line. If you have kids who flush toys down the toilet, consider installing a toilet plunger next to each bathroom sink so they can use it instead of flushing things they shouldn't be flushing in the first place!
Children love to play outside, but parents need to be aware of where their children are playing and what they do around the house. If you have a septage system on your property, you must keep children away from areas near the drain field or leach lines where they could get hurt or cause damage by playing on them or creating holes while digging. Some drain fields are buried underground at least three feet below ground level; others may be partially covered with grassy areas or mulch beds. It's always best for parents to supervise their children when playing outside, so they don’t go anywhere near the septic tank.
If you have kids or pets, it is essential to ensure that your septic tank is secured. If the septic tank is not secured correctly, there is a chance that it could be damaged. The damage to the septic tank can cause it to flood and leak into your home.
The first step you should take when trying to protect your septic system is to make sure that it has been installed properly in the first place. You should also make sure that you are following all of the manufacturer's instructions for maintenance and cleaning so that you do not do anything to damage the system.
Septic systems are used throughout the U.S., but many families don't realize that there are a few things that you can do to extend the life of your system and help keep it in good shape for years to come. The tips below are geared towards keeping your family safe but will also help ensure your septic system keeps on working as well (and cheaply) as possible.
In the meantime, stay on top of your septic tank pumping and reach out to Metro Septic Pumping if you have any questions or concerns.