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.
When you’re purchasing a new home, the last thing on your mind is how your waste will be processed. A septic system is a very natural way to process waste and when combined with a functional well is much more cost effective than city water and sewer. Here are a few tips for homebuyers considering homes with septic systems.
Make sure that reputable and licensed contractors are doing the job. While we’ve already done a run through of tips for getting septic installation proposals, these concepts can be applied to any aspect of the proposal process for any number of contractors.