What to Do When Removing an Oil Tank From Your Home

If you have an oil tank in your home but have decided to use another form of heating, you may want to have the tank removed. If you decide to have this done, there are some safety requirements that you must keep in mind during the oil tank removal process. Preparation for Removal Before you…

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What To Know About Installing a Septic Tank

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Most homeowners wouldn’t dream of installing a septic tank on their own. Typically homes outside of municipal septic systems require septic tanks to handle waste. There are a few things to know about septic tank installation. Knowledge can help you ensure the installation is handled correctly by the professional. EPA Codes and Regulations The Environmental…

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Warning Signs That Your Home Has a Septic Problem

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As with other systems in the home, it can be easy to take an out-of-sight, out-of-mind approach to maintaining a septic tank. However, putting off routine system care, such as regular inspections and pumping, can easily lead to costly repairs. Worse, septic problems can pose serious health and environmental risks if not remedied quickly. Here…

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Keeping Your Septic System Up to Par

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When it comes to home maintenance, taking proper care of your home’s septic system should be near the top of the list. Failing to perform regular maintenance of this vital system could result in spending thousands of dollars to have it repaired or replaced, as well as pose a health hazard to you and your…

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Do I Really Need to Have My Septic Tank Cleaned?

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Having your septic tank cleaned on a regular basis helps you avoid costly problems in the future and protects the health of your home, family, and community. Septic cleaning involves pumping the tank to remove solid waste material that can clog the system and cause sewage to backup into your yard or home. Leaked sewage…

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Why You Need to Have Your Underground Oil Tank Removed

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If you have an underground oil tank on your property that is old and/or no longer in use, it needs to be removed. Heating oil tanks made of iron pose environmental risks, raise health concerns, and could negatively impact your wallet. Oil tank removal is a difficult process that should be attempted only by a…

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Steps to Take Before Septic Tank Installation

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Septic tank installation should only be attempted by a professional. An improperly installed septic tank could mean catastrophe for both your property and your pocketbook. Not only that, but if you fail to gain the proper permits beforehand, you could be in violation of local ordinances. Here are some important steps that you must take…

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