• Building in the Bush? What You Need to Know about Septic Tanks

    If you hate the idea of living right in the middle of a congested city, you may be planning to build your new home in a rural area, where you can get some peace and quiet. While there are many advantages to doing so, you also have some additional issues to overcome. For example, it's likely that you will be a long way from access to any public sewer and will have to consider the installation of a septic tank.
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  • How to Avoid Stressing Your Septic System

    The septic system in your residential property can get overloaded to the extent of collapsing if you don't take conscious steps to limit the extent to which that system is stressed. This article discusses some of the measures that can help you to prevent your septic system from failing prematurely. Enlarge the Absorption Field Many septic system problems can be traced to an overloaded drain field. For example, sewage backflows may be due to a compacted drain field that can no longer absorb the liquid discharged from the septic tank.
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