Believe it or not, septic systems can contribute to nutrient pollution in water bodies, which in turn can contribute to the growth of algae, including harmful algal blooms (HABs)
If you use a septic tank for your home, it is important that you understand its basic functions and maintenance. There can be a lot of misinformation about septic systems. It is best to seek advice from a licensed professional like our crew members at Supeck Septic Services. Here are the common myths about septic tanks you should look out … Read More
Your septic system and drainfield go hand in hand. When your home’s wastewater enters the septic tank, it pushes a portion of the tank’s contents into the drain field, and a functional drain field will hold the water until it can be absorbed into the soil. If your system begins to fail, this can lead to issues with your drainfield … Read More
Summer is arriving and soon the lake will begin to fill with ships and boat lovers. It’s no question that with any great boat, comes great responsibility. Whether you’re sailing a yacht, flagship, cruise ship or naval ship, there are regulations that need to be followed regarding sewage treatment. Each year, our team at Supeck Septic Services travels to vessels … Read More
It’s laundry day again! Washing machines use a lot of water so it’s no surprise that this appliance can cause problems for septic tank owners. Without proper care and planning, a septic tank can flood or clog due to the washing machine. Learn how doing laundry can impact your septic tank and how to avoid damaging your system. Too many … Read More
The waste you dispose of in your sinks, bathtubs and toilets all lead to your septic tank. When things build up, you risk clogs and further damage to your whole system. If you ignore cleaning your septic tank, you can end up with an even bigger mess that no homeowner wants to deal with. It’s important that you know what … Read More
Perhaps one of the most surprising of the septic “dirty dozen” are microbeads and micro-exfoliants. After all, how much harm could those tiny little beads do? It turns out, quite a lot. Read on to learn more about how microbeads and micro-exfoliants can tank your septic system and to discover some septic-safe alternatives that are still great for your skin.
When it comes to toilet paper fads, we’ve seen them all, from delicate pastels that match your bathroom’s décor to panic buying and stockpiling during a pandemic. More recently, we’ve noticed an increasing number of our clients wondering about bamboo toilet paper – what it is, why it’s so popular, and (most importantly) whether it’s safe for their septic systems. … Read More