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Will My Septic System Freeze

Will My Septic System FreezeBy choosing to live in a cold state like MN, there are some extra precautions that homeowners need to take to ensure that the cold weather doesn’t negatively impact their home. For those MN homeowners on a septic system, our team at Custom Septic often gets asked the question, will my septic system freeze? The good news is that most of the time the answer is no, but there are definitely some things to keep in mind during the cold months each year.

The good news for MN homeowners that have a septic system is that water is able to hold a large amount of heat. As long as the water is used daily, it is very rare for a septic system to freeze. Even in the coldest temperatures that we experience during the winter months

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How Long Do Septic Systems Last?

How Long Do Septic Systems Last?At Custom Septic, we often get asked by our clients the question of how long their septic system will last. Unfortunately, that is not as simple an answer as one may think. In similar fashion, the life expectancy of a septic system is dependent on how it is maintained by its owner. The more regular maintenance performed on your septic system, the greater lifespan for your septic system. When it comes to your septic system maintenance needs, make sure you have your septic system inspected and pumped every 3 years. If fact, most counties and cities require proof that regular maintenance has been completed.

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