Septic System

Septic System Biomat Comparison

What is “Septic System Biomat” in Your Septic System?

When discussing your septic system, your service provider may use the phrase “biomat.” While it’s not a term that most homeowners are usually familiar with, it is a key element in the health of their septic ecosystem that every homeowner should understand if they want their septic system to last. Why? Because septic system biomat …

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Failed Septic System Odor

What Causes a Failed Septic System?

Septic systems have long been an environmentally-friendly way to recycle household wastewater, but like all systems they can run into problems. A failed septic system can lead to groundwater contamination, sewage ponding in the yard and sewage backups into the home.  As a homeowner, it’s important to understand what causes a failed septic system and …

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Septic system with tank and leach field

How Does a Septic System Work?

As a homeowner, you may be wondering: How does a septic system work anyway?  This unseen system performs an incredibly important function for you in your home and is a bank breaking expense to replace. Very different from municipal sewer systems, the septic system is a standalone underground system that handles the wastewater from toilets, …

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