BAY STATE SEPTIC BLOG

How to Conserve Water

By joshua@sproutward.com | July 6, 2021

Water conservation has many benefits, both for the overall environment, and your septic system.  In order to increase the lifespan of your septic system and regularly maintain your septic system there are many things you can do. Water conservation is one of the most important things that will benefit the overall health of your septic system.  According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the average indoor water usage in a single-family household is almost […]

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Septic System Repairs or Replacement

By joshua@sproutward.com | July 6, 2021

Although you can’t see it, although you don’t think about it every day, and although it doesn’t need frequent maintenance, your septic system is still a vital part of your home. You should be thinking about the health of your septic system quite frequently, as it is responsible for managing all the waste that comes from your house in a healthy and environmentally safe way.  If you somehow find out that your septic system needs […]

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At Home Septic Tank Treatment

By joshua@sproutward.com | July 6, 2021

If you have a septic system on your property, you know that there are a few steps to upkeep your system.  You need to be on top of all types of maintenance such as inspections, pumping, and septic tank treatment. At home septic tank treatment is especially important because it is mostly up to you. At home septic tank treatment types are optional, yet highly recommended if you are looking to keep your septic system […]

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How Long a Septic System Lasts

By joshua@sproutward.com | July 6, 2021

If you’re investing in a new septic system, you definitely want to know how long it is going to last you. In short, your septic system can last anywhere from fifteen to forty years. We know that is a long range, but to make sure your septic system lasts a long time there are some things you can do to increase its longevity.  Become Familiar with Your Septic System Knowing and understanding your septic system […]

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Types of Septic Systems

By joshua@sproutward.com | July 6, 2021

If you’re unfamiliar with septic systems, even though you know your home has one, you’re not the only one. Septic systems are underground wastewater treatment structures, commonly used in rural areas without centralized sewer systems. They use a combination of nature and proven technology to treat wastewater from household plumbing produced by bathrooms, kitchen drains, and laundry. If you are looking to learn even more about how a septic system works, be sure to check […]

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The Homeowner’s Guide to Septic Systems

By joshua@sproutward.com | June 28, 2021

As a homeowner, you are responsible for understanding and maintaining your septic system. This easy list will help you keep track of everything you need to know to keep your septic system healthy. Plus, if you make sure to keep track of these items, you will pay less in repair or replacement costs for your system. A little knowledge and work now is less stress for your future.  Understanding What a Septic System Is The […]

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Septic System Maintenance as a Business Owner

By joshua@sproutward.com | June 28, 2021

If you own a business that runs on a septic system, there are definitely some things you will want to do to maintain it so that it doesn’t cost you extra money down the road.  Septic system maintenance for a business is not that different from home septic system maintenance.  But, there are a four things that you will want to be sure to keep your eyes on so that your business septic system is […]

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How to Prevent Clogs in Your Pipes

By joshua@sproutward.com | June 28, 2021

If your home is running on a septic system, everything you put or flush down your drains makes a difference in how your septic system functions. In order to maximize the overall health of your septic system, you need to make sure your pipes are clean; the pipes in your septic system are essential for carrying the waste from your home to your septic tank. There are many things that can contribute to clogged pipes […]

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When to Replace Versus Repair Pipes

By joshua@sproutward.com | June 28, 2021

You may not know that the pipes in your home are a very important part of your septic system.  But, pipes are essential to both your septic system and the overall function of your home. Replacing versus repairing pipes is a very important (and costly) distinction that needs to be made.  Replacing pipes means that your pipes have been worn out, which means that you will need to do a renovation in order to get […]

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Septic Tank Pumping FAQs

By joshua@sproutward.com | June 28, 2021

If you have never gotten your septic tank pumped, you may be unsure of the process of septic tank pumping or why it is so important for septic system health.  This FAQ will answer all of your common questions and make sure you are well-educated when it comes time for your next septic tank pumping.  Why do I need to pump my septic tank? Getting your septic tank pumped is essential to maintaining the overall […]

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