At 15 million American households relying on wells for drinking water, Minnesota accounts for one out of every five. Therefore, it’s vital that septic tank and well owners ensure that their drinking water does not become contaminated if using both as drinking sources. Unfortunately, the United States Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t regulate or set standards for wells but rather offers educational resources; ultimately it falls to private owners themselves to make sure their drinking water remains safe – learn how you can protect the water in your well from contamination by learning how to protect it against potential harm present within its contents – protect both yourself and family from harmful substances present within it!
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Spring is a time for renewal, and your septic tank should be included in that process. To ensure its optimal performance in springtime, regular maintenance of your system is necessary. Septic problems often arise due to weather changes from winter to springtime – humid ground can become dampened causing the water table to rise, leading to flooding issues as well as other issues within the system. Custom Septic can assist you! Additionally, we provide spring maintenance recommendations for septic systems to avoid problems from occurring in the first place.
Your filters need changing: Spring cleaning has already started, so why not renew your tank’s filter? Your filter can get clogged from spring weather or winter storms
The promise of warmer weather is a reminder to some people that it may be time to check the systems around your home that cannot easily be accessed when the temperatures are low and the ground is frozen. If it has been a while since you last had your septic system serviced and/or inspected, Custom Septic recommends an annual septic system inspection for our customers and spring is a perfect time of year for this.
The holidays are on the way, and you probably have many things on your mind and a list of “to do” items a mile long. The last thing that you want to think about when you are planning for the holidays is a major problem with your septic system. Unfortunately, if your septic system has not been maintained properly, you could very easily have a problem on your hands and that problem will likely not surface at a convenient time. The team at Custom Septic works 12 months a year to help families in the Big Lake, Minnesota area prevent and manage septic system issues. If you notice even the smallest concerning smell
The potential for septic system failure is not something to take lightly. Septic system failure can mean significant damage to your property, not to mention a major cleanup effort. If your septic system was built properly and has been well maintained, you can expect it to last between 20-30 years. When your septic system fails, sewage will contaminate your groundwater which can cause serious health issues for you and your family. Custom Septic Inc. can help prevent
A septic problem is easily one of the least appealing problems for any homeowner. It may start as the faintest of smells of sewage coming from a toilet. You may at first explain the smell away, possibly as a result of an ill family member, but deeper down you know that as the owner of a home with a septic system, that smell is different from a human smell. If the smell is faint enough, and furthermore if it is not persistent, it becomes easier to explain it away. But the homeowner explains it away at their own peril. When you notice even the faintest of sewage smells