Septic System Tips – Part 2

How to DIY a Septic Repair

After you have a septic system that is successfully installed and functioning, you can exploit it and it will have to operate continually. However, there are always cases expected of potential problems with your septic system. It can be overloaded with inappropriate type of garbage, misuse that leads to ineffective functioning of the system, or issues of physical damage cause by overloading with weight or breaking of the structure by overgrowing of tree roots. Whatever the cause is, there always exists the need of a pumping out of your system and executing a septic repair the issues.

septic repair Installing septic tank with excavator at construction siteOne of the most easy to solve situations will be clogging of the system. In order to be sure that there is no damage or breaking, call for a professional inspection. This happens with the means of small satellite camera that will be passed along the system to monitor the tank and the pipe lines. After you make sure that the problem is not structural, then check if the clogging is of a mechanical or biological character. In the first case, you will have hardened waste in some parts of the system, and in the second case, you will have imbalanced bacterial environment.

Using bacteria for the blockage is a more effective step than using chemicals. Besides, it is a known fact that the bacteria is good for the environment and a natural method to solve the problem. After you cultivated new bacteria, allow it to grow and do its efficient work. Depending on the scale of your blockage, this can take from days to weeks. Patience makes you part of nature. Another advantage of using bacteria is that it is harmful to the system compared to the harsh effects of chemicals.

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