Most people prefer not to think about their septic system until it has a serious problem. You should regularly work with a plumbing service to pump out your system and to make sure it’s functioning properly, but sometimes user error can lead to a septic disaster. Here are three ways that you may be unintentionally sabotaging your own septic system, as well as the steps you can take to increase the longevity of the system.
Nothing is worse than having to repair a frozen septic disposal system in the middle of winter. If you live in an area where the temperatures frequently drop below zero, you’ll want to be on the lookout for freezing pipes. Interestingly, deep snow can become compacted and insulate underground pipes, so frost on the ground or light snow is actually more likely to freeze your septic system. Plumbing experts recommend