We’ve all heard the expression that the grass grows greener over the septic tank; however, for that to be true, the tank must be properly maintained. With Septic Tank Cleaning Apopka FL homeowners will get the professional service needed to keep their septic tank working properly.
Many property owners probably give very little though to their septic system, until something goes wrong. As with most home maintenance, it pays in the long run for the system to be regularly checked for problems by a reputable company. Shelley’s Septic Tanks is an eco-friendly company dedicated to treating their customers, their property, and the environment respectfully. Not only will they not use hazardous chemicals that harm the environment, they will leave a customer’s yard looking as good as it did when they arrived. They actually have radio transmitters that help locate the tank so that the yard isn’t destroyed during the tank location process.
Shelley’s Septic Tanks is a full-service company dedicated to installing new systems as well as keeping older septic tanks operational. The property owner also has a role in keeping the septic system functioning. In order to care for the septic system, homeowners should use biodegradable products made especially for septic tanks such as toilet paper, soaps, and cleaning products. Additionally, the tank should be pumped every few years to extend the lifespan of the system and to prevent clogging. Tanks that are not properly maintained or cared for can fail, causing very expensive repairs.
Unfortunately, the list of “don’ts” is longer. Because the septic tank contains bacteria vital for breaking down waste, Certain items should never be put down the drain. Toxic chemicals, grease or oils, as well as plastic items such as personal hygiene products, should be disposed of in the garbage rather than poured down the drain or flushed down the toilet. These items can clog the tank. Swimming pools should never be placed over the septic system and vehicles should not be parked or driven over the area to prevent collapse or damage to the tank.
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