Your Guide To Septic Tank Systems
Septic tank systems are very common at residences
outside the city. If you live where public sewer service is not available, then you probably do have one. If you
are planning a new home in a rural area you will probably need to have one installed. They are one of those things
you use and need but seldom think about unless there is a problem.
The aim of this site is to give you information on septic tank systems that will help you in
buying a new one or maintaining the one you now have. By following a few simple suggestions you can get the system
that's right for you, or maintain your present one so that it will serve you trouble free for many years to
What You Will Find Here
Types of septic tank systems available and the advantages and
disadvantages of each
The drain field and precautions to prevent problems with it
Requirements for installing septic systems
Cleaning or pumping out and how often this service is
A list of things you should be careful of flushing into your tank to
How to inspect and spot trouble with your system and fix it
before it fails
Chemical treatments for septic tanks and should you use them
The advantages of an aerobic system
The costs of installing a system
Sizes of tanks
Benefits of risers
Your septic system is a miniature wastewater treatment plant on
your property that works 24 hours a day. Just follow the easy suggestions here and you can have trouble free
septic tank systems.
Aerator Septic Tank - An aerator septic tank has a distinct
advantage over a traditional tank that is normally used in septic systems.
Concrete Septic Tanks - Concrete septic tanks are the most
common ones in use and normally are very durable.
Plastic Septic Tanks - Plastic septic tanks offer a less
Fiberglass Septic Tank - A fiberglass septic tank is a
light weight alternative to concrete.
Septic Tank Costs - Septic tank costs will vary depending on
where you live, the size of the system that is needed, and the type of system chosen.
Installing A Septic Tank - Before installing a septic
tank make sure your site is suitable by checking the regulations in your area. Some soil tests may be required to
see if your site is acceptable.