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Septic & Sewer

A guide to sewer and septic systems including how they work, maintenance and repair or common problems.

Signs Of A Sewer Drain Clog
A sewer drain clog is a plumbing emergency that involves all of the household plumbing and should be cleared right away. There are several signs that help to verify a sewer drain clog.

Sewer Main FAQ
The sewer main is a crucial part of a home’s plumbing system. Many questions usually come up when problems with the sewer main occur. The following are some commonly asked questions regarding a home’s sewer main.

How To Find The Sewer Clean Out
Knowing where to find the sewer clean out is very important. These tips will help you find the sewer clean out at your house.

How To Use A Sewer Drain Snake
A sewer drain snake is used to clear a main line stoppage. The following instructions will help you use a sewer drain snake to clear a sewer drain stoppage.

Septic Tank Pumping
Various conditions affect the frequency of septic tank pumping required for a home. Managed properly septic tanks can give you many years of trouble free drainage of waste water. Maintain your system through regular septic tank pumping and inspection.

Sewer Snake Rental Tips
Tips for how to get a sewer snake rental machine. What you should know before getting a sewer snake rental.

Septic System Basics
Take a look at a quick overview of how a septic system works to remove waste water from indoor plumbing.

Maintaining a Septic System
A list of simple maintenance tips to help you avoid problems and extend the life of your septic system.

Septic System Buyer’s Guide
If you are considering a septic system purchase, find out what you should be looking for with this user friendly user guide.

Remedying Odor Emitting from a Septic System
If your septic system is emitting sewer odors there are a few things that could be causing it. Learn about the most common reasons why and the solutions to fix the problems.

How to Hire a Septic System Contractor
This video covers all the things to keep in mind when hiring a septic contractor.

Septic System Maintenance
While septic systems by nature are relatively maintenance free, there are some things that home owners can do to keep the system running problem free.

Tips for Buying a Septic System
Buying a septic system is a major investment. It's important to understand what you want to look for when you are picking a contractor and planning the lay out of the system.

How a Septic System Works
Do you have a septic system? Ever wonder what's under your front yard? View a diagram of a simple septic system and find out more about how the process works.

Sewage Ejector Pump
A sewage ejector pump, also called pump up ejector system, is used when a bathroom, laundry room, or any other type of plumbing fixture is installed below the main sewer or septic line grade.

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