Landscaping and Lawn Care around Your Septic System

Landscaping with a Septic System

We talk a lot about the ways to ensure septic system health from inside the house, but we also need to think about how our landscaping and lawn care affect our systems. We know all about the things we shouldn’t flush down the toilets or pour down the drains. To ensure the health and longevity of your septic system, we … Read More

What Happens to your Septic System in a Flood

Flooding and your Septic System

Floods can effect your septic system. If your home, or the area surrounding your septic system, experiences a flood, your septic system may become waterlogged. Whether caused by the development of a leak in the lid, rising groundwater that enters into the inlet our outlet, or a saturated drainfield that is unable to drain, a flooded septic system is something … Read More

Signs of Septic System Failure

Septic system failure

Realizing your septic system is failing is every septic owner’s worst nightmare. A malfunctioning septic is not only an inconvenience, but also a biohazardous risk to humans and animals alike and devastating for the environment. Recognizing the signs before your system is in full failure may help you extend the life of your septic system and avoid a catastrophic backup into your home. Stay alert to the signs … Read More

Holiday Health for your Septic System

Holiday Health for your Septic System

Tis the season for making merry, for inviting friends and family into our homes to celebrate the season with festive gatherings and bountiful feasts. Often the holidays are also a time when we open up our homes to host out-of-town guests, and the last thing you want to be dealing with during this joyous time is the headache of a septic system meltdown. … Read More

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

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