Avoid Septic System Problems And Clogged Pipes

Don't Flush That Down the Toilet Rogers MN

Septic System Flushing Guide

Knowing what Not To Flush down the Toilet or Pour Down the Drain will help in keeping your individual sewage treatment system (ISTS) functioning properly. This can save Rogers, MN property owners thousands of dollars in Septic System Repairs or Replacement. Annual Inspections are suggested for helping to maintain a healthy septic system. A Certified Septic Professional like Brad at Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) is specially trained to know when your septic tank is in need of pumping out or if repairs are indicated.


One In Four Homes Have Septic Systems

The EPA states that 25% of Households in the United States have a Septic System. This alone makes the proper maintenance of each septic system imperative. A healthy septic system means that raw sewage will be effectively treated and prevented from entering into drinking water, lakes and rivers. Untreated Sewage is a Major Health Risk that can cause illness and spread diseases.


Never Flush Down The Toilet

Many products are marketed with claims that they are safe for flushing down the toilet. Several of these same products are causing clogs and damages that are costing homeowners lots of money. A basic rule to follow is that you should Only Flush Human Waste and Toilet Paper. The following is a list of products that should Never be Flushed Down the Toilet or poured Down the Drain and into your septic tank.

  • Facial Tissues
  • Moist Towelettes such as toddler wipes, adult baby wipes, facial cleansing cloths and cleaning wipes
  • Feminine Hygiene Products including tampons, applicators, panty liners and feminine wipes
  • Cigarette Butts
  • Kitty Litter
  • Diapers and liners
  • Condoms
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Toys, Keys, Cell Phones, etc.
  • Medications either over the counter or prescription
  • Dental Floss
  • Paper Towels
  • Cotton Swabs or Cotton Balls
  • Band Aids
  • Grease, Oil, Gasoline, Fats of any kind including Bacon Fat
  • Paint, Antifreeze, Pesticides, Motor Oil
  • Septic Tank Additives


Annual Septic System Inspections

Contact Brad Krotzer at Custom Septic Inc. (CSI) for Annual Septic System Inspections or if a septic problem is suspected. We are Licensed and Certified for Septic Inspections, Installations and Repairs in the Rogers, MN area. Treating your toilet as a garbage can cost you thousands of dollars in septic system repairs or replacement. Following smart flushing guidelines and regular septic system maintenance is the best way to keep your system healthy for many years.

Contact Custom Septic, Inc. (CSI) for a Free Estimate at 763-218-4769

We are Licensed, Bonded and Insured.

Custom Septic Inc. (CSI) serves the Twin Cities and Northern Minnesota.