What are the Alternatives to Flushable Wipes?

Wipes for use in the bathroom that are considered flushable

We don’t recommend them if you have a public sewer or a septic system. There are so many reasons including the fact that they don’t break down the same way that toilet paper does.  In public sewers, they are often the main cause of breaks in the water treatment plants. 

Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Sewage Treatment Systems – What’s the Difference?

Proper wastewater treatment is key to preventing the spread of waterborne diseases. A treatment process which involves microbes or living organisms is categorized as biological wastewater treatment. Septic systems can use two biological processes; aerobic and anaerobic wastewater treatment. While both aim to preserve the health and wellbeing of the population by reducing water contamination, each treatment works differently. Here … Read More

Environmental and Health Impacts From Septic Tanks

A properly installed, sited and maintained home sewage treatment system should not have a negative effect on water quality. In fact, a home sewage treatment system can be a more eco-friendly alternative to public sewage treatment plants that may use harsh chemicals to treat wastewater. However, when you’re dealing with a failing septic system, that’s when it becomes hazardous. Here … Read More

How does soil impact the septic system you can have?

When constructing or replacing a septic system, one of the first things that will be considered is the soil. The depth, permeability and saturation of the soil all play a role in deciding the type and size of the septic system that your property can have. Learn the process of getting your soil tested and how the results will impact … Read More

Dos and Don’ts of Septic Maintenance

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There are several steps you can take to protect your home and septic system. How well do you know the needs of your septic system? Here are the dos and don’ts of septic maintenance. Kitchen Sink Bathroom Water Usage Septic Tank Contact Supeck Septic Services Are you following all the dos and don’ts? Our team at Supeck Septic Services has … Read More

Clogged Bathtub: Is Your Septic Tank the Culprit?

Nothing ruins a shower quite like a clogged tub. Now you’re stuck standing in a pool of murky water wondering how to tackle the issue. Sometimes, a backed up septic tank can create problems that are mistaken for a clogged drain. Learn how to tell the difference between a clogged bathtub and a clogged septic tank so you can get … Read More

A New Year’s To-Do List For Your Septic Tank

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A happy septic tank makes for a happy home! As you start to think about your goals heading into the new year, we encourage you to add septic maintenance to your list. Ring in the New Year with these septic tank resolutions. Learn the warning signs When waste from your home builds up, your septic tank is prone to clogging. … Read More

Septic Tips For The Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—to make sure your septic system is prepared! The holiday season can put more strain on your septic system than usual. With added guests and extra water usage, your septic system will have to work harder to avoid backups. If you’re hosting during the holidays, follow these tips to make sure your tank … Read More

Preparing Your Septic Tank For Winter

Winters in Ohio can be pretty intense. On top of shoveling driveways and scraping ice off the cars, septic owners also have to keep an eye on their septic tank. The colder months can bring new challenges. Make sure your septic system is ready for the snowy season with these tips. Get an inspection Have a professional inspect both the … Read More

How to Save Money on Septic Maintenance

Any home with a septic system can accumulate added expenses in upkeep. These costs can build up when your system experiences clogs, backups and other issues. By paying attention to your system’s needs, you can easily save on unexpected costs. Follow our guide to see how you can save money on septic maintenance. Schedule routine service Just like any home … Read More