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Building Decks And Patios Around Septic Systems

Building Decks And Patios Around Septic SystemsAs 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

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Septic Inspections In Compliance With Local Guidelines

Septic Inspections In Compliance With Local GuidelinesCustom Septic is not only a source for excellence in the world of septic system installation, septic system repairs, septic system design, and septic system inspection, but also can provide you with peace of mind. Owning a home or a business means that your property is tied in with various municipal authorities. If your home or business has a septic system, it is governed by policies and laws that require you to ensure that your septic system is in compliance. It is common for a homeowner to discover that his or her septic system has failed in some way, and that he or she is therefore responsible for not only getting the problem fixed, but also for making sure that the repairs are in compliance

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Septic System Repairs in MN

Septic System Repairs in MN | Diagram of Properly Functioning Septic SystemAt Custom Septic, we are proud to be licensed septic system professionals that can handle your every need. It’s never fun to deal with your septic system, however, our professionals at Custom Septic make it as easy and worry free as possible for you. If you are having septic system problems, let our expert professionals take a look. If you are having septic system issues, these can all be clues as to what’s actually going wrong. Signs like slow flushing, continuous running water, backed up toilets and even foul odors inside your home can all be signs that something is going on with your septic system.
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Septic Warning Signs

Septic Warning SignsWith over 500,000 homes in Minnesota using septic systems, it’s important for property owners to understand and know the warning signs of septic system failures. The life expectancy of a septic system can vary greatly. Life expectancy is dependent upon a variety of factors. The range is so different that it spans anywhere from 15 to 40 years. The better you take care of your system, the longer it will last. At Custom Septic, we are a full-service septic company that covers all of your septic needs. Today, we want to focus on you being able to recognize when a problem

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How Do I Find My Septic System?

How Do I Find My Septic System?Some properties in MN have septic systems on their property. If you have recently just purchased a new home that has a septic system, and you are trying to find where it is on your property, our team at Custom Septic is here to help you with this search. Not knowing where your septic system is on the property can turn into a big problem down the road, so your goal in the near future should be finding the septic system on your property. Custom Septic has some tips to help you find your septic system. You may also consider having us do a septic inspection for you as well. We are only a phone call away – 763-218-4769.

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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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