Septic systems keep your home’s water system clean. As such, septic tanks need to be taken care of so they will continue working efficiently. There are also some things to note to make sure that the sewage does not get backed up. Proper care of your home’s sewage system will keep your water system clean and your family safe.
What causes off-putting odours in septic tanks?
Well, the obvious answer aside, there are a number of factors that can lead to unnecessary smells that most of us would rather not have to deal with.
In this edition of the DL Environmental Services blog we’ll explore septic tank smells (not literally!) and what causes them.
A septic system is an integral part of your property because it ensures that your wastewater flows out for basic water treatment. It’s easy to overlook your septic system’s condition because you don’t see it.
How often should you have your septic tank cleaned?
While this will vary depending on the size and configuration of the tank, amongst other factors, it’s better to err on the side of caution when it comes to septic tank cleaning. Today we’ll explore the benefits of regular septic tank cleaning and get to the bottom – no pun intended – of how often you should clean out your septic tank.
Hydro excavation is a more efficient and cleaner way to dig and move soil. Instead of manually digging with a shovel or excavating with the help of a backhoe, hydro excavation liquefies the soil by injecting highly pressurized water into the ground. An air vacuum then carries away the slurry mixture to a debris tank. This method is non-destructive, more efficient, safer and more cost effective compared to traditional excavating methods.
Studies say that the average Canadian uses more than 400 liters of water per day. If you think that this is a lot, just imagine the amount of wastewater produced by a person every single day. Septic tanks are a lifesaver for both people and the environment. In order to keep things flowing in good order, septic cleaning and pumping is necessary once in a while. Once you’ve booked a septic cleaning or septic pumping appointment with D&L Environmental Services, you might be asking, what can you expect and how should you prepare?