GREASE IS THE WORD: PREVENTING DRAIN CLOGS FROM FATS, OILS AND GREASE - Water Use It Wisely
The kitchen is the heart of the home; laughter, conversation, and satisfied appetites can be inspired by the home-cooked meal. Sadly, one less appealing culprit may also find its origin in the kitchen, specifically the kitchen sink: fatbergs, giant globs of fat, oil, and grease that build up and
No Grease Down the Drain: Keep Fats, Oils or Grease out of Your Pipes
You have fat, oil, and grease by-products left over after cooking your meal. Should you put that grease down the drain? Not unless you want clogged pipes.
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Minnesota lakeside homeowners noticed an odor coming from their septic system and soon found out that the whole system had to be replaced. Because a typical mound system would block their scenic view of the lake, the Hagbergs chose to install an AdvanTex AX20 Treatment System instead.
The Hansons had always planned to build their dream house on their lot at Lake Andrew in Minnesota. They discovered, however, that the lot was too small to fit their house plans plus a “standard” septic system. An AdvanTex wastewater treatment system by Orenco saved them from having to downsize their building plans.
With a failed septic drainfield and not enough land to install a new one, homeowners in North Carolina were faced with the frightening possibility of losing the use of their home. Then, engineer Kevin Davidson suggested the installation of an AdvanTex AX20-RTUV, a wastewater treatment system that could meet surface discharge standards, eliminating the need for a drainfield.
What is the Single Largest Cause of Septic System Failure? | Onsite Installer
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Buried beneath your back yard, it's out there — constantly working. When you’re at work, it's at work. When you’re eating dinner, it continues working. And when you’re sleeping, it’s still out there in the dark — working. What is it? Your septic system! Perhaps the most overlooked and under-valued utility in your home. Do you know how to keep it working? Check out this guide from the National Environmental Services Center.
A failing septic system is a potential source of groundwater contamination. Can you answer basic questions about how to maintain your system? Check this outstanding guide from the National Small Flows Clearinghouse to find out.