Kansas City Septic Tank Company News

Septic Tank Pumping Process

Septic tank pumping is a professional service that removes waste from your home’s septic system. Regularly pumping out your septic tank helps prevent various problems , such as sewage backup, foul odors, clogs, and leaks. If you're unfamiliar with the septic tank pumping process, no problem! Just review the steps below to be prepared for your next service. 1. Access Lid is Opened Before any work can begin, your technician will need to uncover your septic tank access lid. If your ...

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How Does the Weather Affect Your Septic Tank and System?

You’re not alone if you don’t quite understand all of the intricacies behind how septic systems work. You probably have a general understanding of how it works, the basic parts of a tank and drain field, and you probably know that your septic tank should be cleaned out every few years . Other than that, you generally don’t pay it much attention – until there’s a problem. But did you know that some septic system problems could be brought to the surface due to the wea...

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Common Septic System Questions

Septic systems are important parts of our homes — they collect wastewater from sinks, showers, laundry machines , toilets, etc., and prevent hazardous waste from going into local waterways. However, most people understand little about septic tank systems . Let’s take a look at some common septic questions to help you better understand yours! 1. What is a Septic System? A septic system is a way of treating household wastewater using an engineered system consisting of a tank or tanks a...

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5 Tips to Improve Your Septic Tank Health

5 Tips to Improve Your Septic Tank Health We get many calls to come out to pump septic tanks that people think are full, when really they are struggling with clogged drains. Septic tanks only need to be emptied every 3-5 years. However, many of the reasons that drains become clogged can also negatively impact your septic system. Here are a few of the best tips for avoiding clogged drains and saving you from potential septic system repairs: Bathroom Drain Clogs 1. Regularly Remove and Clean Stopp...

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Fall Septic Maintenance Routine

With summer ending, cooler fall weather brings its own set of perks and challenges. Maintaining your septic system for this new season is important, especially as the days eventually lead to the icy temperatures of winter. Here’s everything you need to know about having a septic maintenance routine for autumn. Importance of Septic Maintenance Before we discuss which tasks you should do this fall, let’s dive into the importance of septic maintenance and how this routine can save you t...

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