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The Best (and Worst) Times to Pump Your Septic Tank

Getting your home’s septic pumped should take place every 2-3 years to maintain proper system operation—or you’ll have a bigger mess on your hands! That’s not all, though. Did you know that the time of year also matters? Here’s your handy reference guide to septic service seasonality. Fall Early autumn is considered a pretty good […]

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What to Do If Your Sewer Pipes Freeze

Uh oh, did it happen to you? We get it—frozen pipes are the worst! And we don’t want to sound like a broken record, but we did warn you to prepare your pipes from freezing at the beginning of winter. It’s okay, though, we understand accidents happen. That’s why we’ve put together a simple guide […]

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Think Again! 3 Septic System Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

While we certainly are no MythBusters, we do know a thing or two about septic systems (hint: We actually know quite a lot). So, read it straight from the experts and don’t believe these three myths that—like wildfire—have spread false information and misled unsuspecting homeowners. It’s time to debunk the rumors and shed some light on fact versus fiction!  Myth #1: Adding Additives  A lot of homeowners think they need to add Rid-X or other maintenance […]

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5 Tips to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

It’s getting darker and colder outside, and you know what that means—winter’s coming! Snow isn’t far behind, which means chestnuts roasting on an open fire, yuletide carols, and subzero temperatures wreaking havoc on your home’s pipes. We want you to get into the holiday spirit, but first let’s make sure you’ve prepared your pipes properly […]

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5 Household Products that Are Bad for Your Septic

Your septic system is probably not at the top of your mind when going about your day around the house. In fact, we usually don’t pay them too much thought while we’re disposing of common household products. This can quickly lead to trouble as there are certain products that may seem innocent to you, but […]

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Why you’ll want a septic tank riser

Investing in your septic tank may not be as exciting as a new car or as glamorous as designer shoes, but being a homeowner means it’s a priority. As your local septic system experts, trust us when we say a septic tank riser should be right at the top of your shopping list—here’s why.   Saves […]

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Buying or Selling a Home: Don’t forget your septic inspection

Are you about to buy a new home? If so, congratulations! As is typical on the path to homeownership, you’re probably anxiously awaiting the upcoming home inspection, hoping for no surprises. What you may not be aware of is that standard inspections do not include a thorough evaluation of the septic. So often septic systems are overlooked by prospective homeowners because […]

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Freeze-Ups: House to tank and house to leach field

As we experience large temperature drops this time of year, now is the time to consider whether your septic system is at risk of freezing. The freezing temperatures can cause various components of your septic system to freeze up. The most at risk parts are the pipes linking the house to the septic tank. The […]

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Clear the way: Septic tank emergency

Winter isn’t over just yet! Make sure you’re prepared in the event of a septic tank emergency. Follow just a few easy steps to clear a path and ensure nothing gets in the way of a well-functioning system. The Pathway to Peace of Mind Septic tanks don’t last forever, and the warning signs can often be […]

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Free and easy ways to prepare your septic system for winter

Whether you’re a Felix customer or not, there’s no avoiding the upcoming winter weather. When the temperature drops, there’s a chance that something will go wrong. Cars break down, things you forgot about outside begin to freeze, and no matter how many pairs of socks you put on, you still manage to feel a chill […]

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