How often should you clean septic tanks?

Answer Septic tanks must periodically be pumped and cleaned to ensure that the system remains in good working order. The frequency depends on the size of your septic tank and the number of people within y... Read More »

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Can you use Drano in septic tanks?

According to the Drano website, all Drano products are safe for use in septic systems and won't harm the bacterial action that's critical to proper functioning of your septic system.Source:Drano: F... Read More »

How do septic tanks work?

A septic system disposes of waste from private homes that are not connected to public sewage treatment systems. Typical septic systems consist of four separate components.PipeThe first component of... Read More »

How much do septic tanks cost?

An article dated January 2006 published in the "Hillsboro Free Press" from Kansas indicates a new septic tank costs anywhere from $3,500 to $4,500. However, the Woodstock Conservation Commission as... Read More »

Is dry yeast used in septic tanks?

Using a mixture of dry yeast, brown sugar and water as a substitute for commercial septic tank activators is recommended by many people, including Al Carrell, the Super Handyman. The yeast helps na... Read More »