If you live in Andover Minnesota Custom Septic can help you with all issues related to your septic system, but what some do not realize is that we can also work with you on septic system design. Professional assistance when it comes to septic system design can ensure that your septic system is installed in the best way possible for your property. Investment in optimal septic system design can benefit you in many ways including:
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Nearly 1.3 million new homes are constructed every year in the U.S. – about 2% or roughly 35,000 were here in Minnesota, alone. To add to that, nearly a half million (or 30% of) Minnesota homes rely on septic systems to process their home’s wastewater. Using this formula, about 10,500 homes will be constructed in Minnesota this year that require the use of a septic tank. Chances are that your new home build falls into this category. There are many factors to consider when designing and constructing a new residential septic system. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top questions we get asked when it comes to new construction and septic systems.
If you are building a new home that cannot be connected to the municipal water system, you will need to have a septic system installed. Custom Septic, Inc., is qualified to design and install custom systems to meet the needs of your home and the property on which it is built. It is common for people who have decided to build their own homes to assume that septic systems are one size fits all. In fact, they are not. Most septic systems are made up of the same components, such as the tank, pumps, and the piping that connect the system outside of the house to the plumbing inside the house. However, it is important to understand that no two septic systems are the same. However, it is important to understand that no two septic systems are the same…
As Minnesota deals with the winter, many may already have their eyes set on the warmer days of Spring and Summer. What would be better than an early morning cup of coffee out on the patio? Or sitting around a fire on the patio in the evening?… that patio that you’ve been wanting to build but just haven’t gotten done yet. Consider the location of both your septic tank and drain fields before planning out the exact dimensions of that new patio or deck.
Minnesota Residential Building Code requires that building permits be obtained before the construction of any porch. Part of the permit’s approval will depend on the survey/detailed site plan
Well-designed and properly installed septic systems are critical to treating wastewater and protecting Minnesota’s surface and groundwater from contamination. Designers must carefully evaluate soil conditions and proximity to groundwater and create systems to function properly on specific sites. For example, designers may choose trench, bed, at-grade, or mound-style drain fields, depending on site conditions.
It is very common for new homeowners to be surprised by many different aspects of home ownership. Discovering that your house has a gas water heater, instead of an electric one, or vice versa, is a common example of a homeowner’s surprise. And while it may not be as common for homeowners to be surprised by having a septic system, there are some aspects of septic systems that surprise new homeowners.
If you are a new homeowner and you have not lived in a home with a septic system before, you may not realize that there are some important do’s and don’ts. It is, for example, never recommended to install a garbage disposal in the kitchen of a home that has a septic system. If your home has both a septic system and a garbage disposal, we recommend never using