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Septic Care In The New Year

Septic Care In The New YearThis time of the year is a great time to start thinking about the new year. We at Custom Septic encourage you to think about your septic maintenance and scheduling too. To help you with that, we’ve compiled a list of things that you should prepare for the upcoming year.

To avoid problems, know the locations of pipes, tanks, and dangers that could affect your septic system. If you have pets that like to dig, keep them away from your septic system. Perhaps you’re planning to do some construction work or landscaping.

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Do I Have A Septic System Problem?

Do I Have A Septic System Problem?There is no good time for you to experience a problem with your septic system, but if there is a worst time, it would have to be during the holidays or any other time when you expect to have people over to visit and celebrate. Like many things in life, such as our personal health, problems can sneak up on us and form gradually. That is true of septic system problems too. Custom Septic can help you avoid septic system problems by reminding you of the signs of an impending problem. We have, as they say, a nose for these things. Give us a call today to schedule a time for us to come to your home and check your septic system out. Catching issues before they become obvious is a way better ending.

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How To Handle Septic System Emergencies

How To Handle Septic System EmergenciesNobody wants to think about it but knowing what to do in a septic emergency can mean the difference between needing a septic repair and a septic replacement. Repairs are always less expensive than replacing your whole system. Keep reading to discover the signs that your system is in distress and learn what you should do when an unfortunate disaster strikes. What are some signs of a septic emergency? Call Custom Septic to avoid these emergencies!
Flooded Septic System Drain Field
Because most septic components are buried underground, they tend to be out of sight and out of mind

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Things To Know If Your New Home Has A Septic System

Things To Know If Your New Home Has A Septic SystemIf you own a new home that has a septic system, you will soon learn (if you have not already) that owning a home with a septic system can take some getting used to. Instead of pushing waste and water away from your home and to a city treatment plan, your septic system treats wastewater on your property. As a result, if your home has a septic system, you want to pay close attention to any warning signs that there may be a problem with your system. Custom Septic, Inc., is known for our excellent work in septic system design, installation, and maintenance and can help you with any concern you may have about your septic system. If you have any questions or concerns reguarding your septic tank

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Winterizing Your Septic System

Winterizing Your Septic SystemWhile the winter months are typically slow for septic system installations and residential pumping due to the limitation of digging in frozen ground, the amount of emergency work increases due to backups or frozen lines. Like all emergencies, these tend to happen during the holidays or as luck will have it, when weather is at its worst. Here at Custom Septic, we’ve learned the best way to prevent a problem is to plan ahead. Below, are some tips to help you with your septic system through the winter months in Minnesota.

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Ensuring Your Septic System Doesn’t Fail

Ensuring Your Septic System Doesn’t FailAs a homeowner, the last thing that you want to happen on your Minnesota property is for your septic system to fail. A failed septic system can cause the groundwater to become contaminated, and it can put the health of you and your family at risk. At Custom Septic, we have the knowledge and experience to identify the potential failure signs of a septic system early on, so that you never get into the situation where your septic system fails. Partner with our dedicated septic system experts so that you can ensure that your septic system does not fail in the future.

When it comes to experience with septic systems, it is hard to beat the expertise that our staff brings to the table. Our owner, Brad Krotzer, has been working on septic systems

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Understanding Your Septic System

Understanding Your Septic SystemIt 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

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Importance Of Septic System Maintenance In Minnesota

Importance Of Septic System Maintenance In MinnesotaWhether you are putting a new septic system within your property or you have purchased a home that has an existing septic system, making sure that you properly maintain this system is critically important. The last thing that you want to have to repair down the road is your septic system as it can be very costly. The best way to make sure your septic system in Big Lake, MN is working properly is to let our team at Custom Septic handle the entire process.

The best way to avoid a costly septic system expense is to catch the damage early. The longer the damage is ignored, the more costly the repair will become

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Signs Never To Ignore With Your Septic System

Signs Never To Ignore With Your Septic SystemMost people whose homes have septic systems are familiar with the signs that can lead to septic system failure. But even for those who know what to look for, reminders can be very helpful. So, let’s take a closer look at some of the signs that a problem could be developing with your septic system.

Standing water or spongy soil on your property. If you notice water puddling in your yard for reasons other than heavy rainfall, or if your yard has areas of wetness when it has not rained, you could have a leak in your septic system

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Septic System Inspection Installation And Maintenance

Septic System Inspection Installation And MaintenanceThe team at Custom Septic, Inc., strives to instill confidence in our customers. How your septic system functions is such a central part of how your home functions making it is easy to take it for granted. When something happens, though, and you can no longer simply take your septic system for granted, a company like Custom Septic, Inc., is who you should contact. We are experts in all aspects of septic system installation, maintenance, and repair.

If you are purchasing a new home, and that home has a septic system, our team can inspect its condition and provide you with an accurate analysis of what you can expect long-term from the septic system. If there are any issues with it, we will take care of them

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