How do I put two houses on one septic system?

Answer In certain situations two homes will be located in close proximity to one another, but the terrain will not be suitable to allow for two sets of septic field lines. While this is a significant prob... Read More »

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How to Care for a Septic System?

If you take care of your septic system, it should not give you problems. Follow these steps to keep your septic system in good working order.

How do I size a septic system?

Sizing the Septic TankSelect a 1,000-gallon tank if you have a home with three or fewer bedrooms. For larger homes, add 250 gallons for each additional bedroom to estimate the proper size.Sizing th... Read More »

How to Install a Septic System?

Septic systems are used primarily in rural areas of the country where wastewater treatment is not available.In these rural areas, there are two types of systems used - 1. gravity fed and 2. alterna... Read More »

What can go in my septic system?

Septic systems are very delicate and must be maintained properly in order to function properly. Controlling what goes into your septic tank is part of the maintenance process. Generally, only orga... Read More »