While septic systems only have to be pumped out every 3-5 years, maintaining your septic system properly requires a change in the way you approach things like water use, waste and household products. Here are a few things you should consider making changes with in the new year as septic system resolutions:

In honor of the EPA’s SepticSmart week, and in everything we do, we make homeowner education a priority. We want you to understand the facts about your septic system, smart water use, and what can cause issues with your tank and drainfield. While you can find a wealth of articles and resources on our website and the Crews Environmental blog, we wanted to make sure that you knew some of the less popular septic system facts.

When too much wastewater has been flushed into your drainfield, this can stress your system and cause backups. If you’re worried about stress on your septic system, here are a few tips to help you be proactive about making sure you’re not overloading your system.

Do you really need septic system additives? Recent studies show that septic system additives are not only unnecessary, but they can do more harm than good.

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