Glug-Glug: What Your Septic System May Be Telling You

Glug Glug Septic System

When functioning properly, your drains will clear water at a speed of about one gallon every 30 seconds. The silence that typically follows is something we take for granted until we are met with an increasingly persistent gurgle that seems to come out of nowhere. This gurgle, caused by gas bubbles releasing from “captured” water, is a surefire sign that something is wrong. Diagnosing … Read More

Non-flushable “Flushable” Wipes

Flushable Wipes - Septic Safety

Here at Supeck Septic, we tend to be rather outspoken about the importance of being careful about what gets flushed down the toilet. Many of our earlier articles focus specifically on what should and shouldn’t be flushed. Even still, we’ve encountered many who think we are exaggerating the negative effects of flushing “forbidden” items down the toilet. After all, out … Read More

How Aeration Systems Work

Aeration for Septic System

When it comes to household sewage treatment systems, there are generally speaking two different designs: septic and aerobic. Both work to begin the process of cleaning wastewater before sending it to a secondary treatment area. Depending on your property and your family’s needs, you may find an aeration system to be a much better fit.  How Anaerobic Septic Systems Work  The septic tank, creates … Read More

Household Cleaners and Your Septic System

Household Cleaners

When it comes to maintaining the bacterial ecosystem in your septic system, it’s important to keep a close eye on the household cleaners, especially those that promise to kill bacteria, you use around your home. Septic systems can withstand moderate use of some chemical cleaning products, but using too many, or the wrong kind, will throw off the balance in … Read More

Supeck’s Standard for Cleaning Commercial Grease Traps

Cleaning Commercial Grease Traps

The Importance of Cleaning Commercial Grease Traps According to the plumbing industry standard, you should have your commercial grease traps cleaned every 1-3 months, depending on how busy your restaurant is. But what does it mean to have them cleaned? Depending on which company you ask, you will get drastically different answers, with drastically different and sometimes damaging effects. An … Read More

The Importance of Commercial Grease Trap Maintenance

Commercial Grease Trap Maintenance

A clogged commercial grease trap, and the headache that comes with it, can be one of the most devastating, yet preventable, crises any restaurant may face. A grease trap back up will often require you to shut down your business until you’re able to properly clean and get your drains and grease trap working correctly. Nobody can afford to take … Read More

Reader’s Choice 2018 Winners – Best Septic Service – Medina Gazette

Best of the Best 2018

Best of the Best 2018 Winners On behalf of all of us at Supeck Septic Services, we would like to thank everyone who voted in the “Reader’s Choice Best of the Best 2018.”  It is an honor to have been voted the best Septic Services in the Medina County region.  Supeck Septic Service is proud to have been part of this … Read More

Top Signs It’s Time to Have Your Septic System Serviced 

Signs its time for Septic Tank Service

Do you know how often you need to have your septic tank serviced? Depending on the number of people in your household and the type of use your septic system gets, your average household septic system will need to be serviced every two years. But your system may require servicing more or less frequently. So what are the telltale signs you need to give Supeck Septic … Read More

Summer Tips for Your Septic System

Summer Septic System TIps

Summer is a wonderful time of year to enjoy your yard. The last thing you want to think about is your septic system. We hope you will keep us in mind this summer while enjoying the outdoors with your family and friends. Landscapes Safe for Septic Systems: No one wants to see their septic system in their yard. In fact, … Read More

Sanitary Insanity: Tampons and Your Septic System

Sanitary Insanity: Tampons and Your Septic System

With few exceptions, every public restroom – especially those connected to septic systems — has posted signs pleading women NOT to flush their feminine products down the toilet. Waste bins with sanitary paper liners are typically provided for disposing of these products, and yet, most women, if they’re being honest, will admit to flushing these products rather regularly, despite the … Read More