A Septic System Repair May Be Necessary If Even One Part Of Your Septic Systems Is not Working

All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services have septic system repairs scheduled in Johnston, Glocester, North Smithfield, Cumberland, Lincoln and Cranston RI today.

A conventional septic system includes a septic tank, distribution box, and soil absorption system (SAS) or leach field. The septic tank separates the solid and liquid wastes and the SAS provides additional treatment before distributing the wastewater to the ground. Any of these parts of the septic system could require repairs and we are experienced in diagnosing and repairing all of these septic system parts. Your entire septic system needs to be working correctly for your system to be able to efficiently treat the waste that leaves your property.

If you think you need a septic repair or if you have any questions about your septic system please do contact our office on 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

 

Financially Efficient and Environmentally Responsible Septic Repairs

 

 

All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services are often contacted by property owners with septic systems who require septic repairs. They know we will repair their septic system using the most financially efficient and environmentally responsible methods available. Whenever possible, our goal is to provide our customers with options for repair that will yield high-quality results at a cost-effective price. We value each and every customer and appreciate their business. Our goal is to provide honest and reliable septic repairs and services to residential and commercial customers.

Today we have septic repairs scheduled in North Attleboro, Plainville, Franklin, Blackstone, Mansfield and Norton MA. If you require a septic repair or if you have any questions please do contact our office at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

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Do’s and Don’ts for Your Septic System

do's and dont's All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services are always happy to provide advice and information to property owners with septic systems. Here are some simple suggestions that will benefit your septic system:

 

DO call All Clear Septic and wastewater Services for a Voluntary Assessment of your septic system.

DO conserve water whenever possible as a means of reducing the volume of wastewater that will need to be treated and disposed.

DO make repairs to any faucets or toilets that are leaking.

DO make sure that you are only discharging biodegradable wastes into your system.

DO restrict or avoid use of your garbage disposal.

DO take the time to ensure that any down spouts or other surface water is diverted away from your drainfield.

DO keep the cover to your septic tank accessible by installing covers and risers for easier inspections and pumping.

DO get your septic tank pumped regularly and have it checked for any cracks or leaks.

DO have an effluent filter installed to prevent debris from entering your drainfield.

DO add a laundry filter to your washing machine.

DO put kitchen trash into a compost or throw it into the garbage – not down your drains.

DON’T flush products such as tampons, sanitary napkins, condoms, disposable diapers or wipes into your system.

DON’T empty oils or other types of kitchen grease down your drain.

DON’T dump any items that can disrupt the treatment process or contaminate groundwater, such as: paints, oils, thinners, pesticides, poisons or disinfectants.

DON’T build anything over your drainfield or dig in it for any reason.

DON’T plant any landscaping over your drainfield – except grass.

DON’T drive a vehicle over your drainfield or compact the soil in ANY way.

DON’T run purification back flush into the septic tank.

 

However, septic problems do occur, even if you do follow the above suggestions.  If you have a septic problem or suspect that you require a septic repair, you should, though, never open your septic tank. While today’s systems are safe for you and your family, opening a tank without benefit of professional training can expose everyone to dangerous bacteria and gases. It is always advisable to contact a certified, professional service, such as All Clear Septic and wastewater Services, if you suspect any problems occurring within your system.

Today we are attending septic repairs in Upton, Sutton, Uxbridge, Millbury, Oxford and Blackstone MA.  If you require a septic repair or have a concern about your septic system please do contact our office at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

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Septic Problems Diagnosed and Fixed

All Clear Septic All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services has been contacted on many occasions by property owners who have noticed problems such as a sewage smell in their home or have septic backup. They know that these are signs that they may have a septic problem but do not necessarily know what is causing the problem or how to fix it.

That is why they contact  All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services, a septic company who has extensive experience locating, repairing and fixing septic problems.  We not only repair the problem but also fix the underlying septic problem that is causing the issue and in that way we can be confident that the issue will not return.

We also provide septic education to our clients because often septic repairs can be avoided if the septic system is used correctly.

Today, we have septic repair appointments in Fall River, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Acushnet, Freetown, New Bedford, and Westport, MA.  If you need a septic repair or if you have any questions or concerns about your septic system please do contact our office at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

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Water Usage Habits Important for Septic System

laundry All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services has septic repairs scheduled today for customers in Canton, Stoughton, Bridgewater, Sharon, Norton, and Mansfield, MA.   In addition to the repair itself, we will provide advice and education, if necessary, to the property owner that may help prevent another repair being necessary in the future.

We have found that many people with septic systems are unaware that you may need to change your water usage habits to keep  your system operating correctly.  A common mistake that many septic system owners make is to put too much water into the system.  The decomposition process can become strained if there is too much excess water in the system, resulting in a variety of problems.  Ideally, septic owners should only be using a maximum of 50 gallons of water per day, per person. The following averages for common household activities can help you keep track:

 

  • Dishwasher Cycle – 7 gallons
  • Washing Machine – 40 gallons per load (less with front-loader machines)
  • Toilet – 2 gallons per flush, 1.6 gallons for newer standard toilets
  • Shower – 2.5 gallons per minute (a 10 minute shower = 25 gallons)

 

It can be difficult to stay on top of usage, particularly for large families, but laying down some basic guidelines can help everyone to work together . New environmentally-friendly appliances, toilets and shower heads can help reduce usage without a lot of extra effort, and cost.  A water meter can be helpful for households that feed off of a well.  The government website energystar.gov also has a lot of helpful ideas and tips for reducing water usage. Remember, a septic system is installed based upon the number of people that are anticipated to be using it.  If your base number increases, you might need to upgrade to a larger system.

 

If you have questions about your septic system or if you require a septic repair, please do contact our office at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

Septic Preservation Services

Meet Jamie Graffam from Septic Preservation Services

Septic Preservation ServicesMeet Jamie Graffam of Septic Preservation Services.  He is a service tech at SPS and has been a member of the team for 3+ years.  He has completed the U.R.I. course for septic inspections as well as several other courses to help him with his service tech responsibilities.

Jamie served 4 years in the Marine Corps after high school and then searched from big business to big business looking for the right fit in a company.  He found that fit with Septic Preservation Services.  He loves being part of the SPS team and particularly likes working outside.

Personally Jamie is engaged to his fiancee Jen, and has two daughters, Keeghan and Kilee.  He is happy to announce that Keeghan will be making him a grandfather early next year.

You never know what you’ll come across in the septic business, and Jamie shared this humorous story with us.

In the course of his duties, Jamie had opened an air box on a septic system, only to find a Momma and a baby snake “I’m not afraid of snakes, but when they catch me off guard, they do startle me a bit”. He removed Mom and took her to the nearby woods to release her, and then returned to remove the baby snake, but as he is kneeling down and catching the snake, his phone vibrates, (fellow SPS team member, Jim Boucher), and really gave him a good scare, (thinking Momma snake had returned to get her baby).  He then realized, to his relief,  it was only his phone.  He answered his phone, laughing,  and had a good story to share with Jim.

Jamie is another member of the skilled and caring team at Septic Preservation Services.  Let them help you make sense of your septic system and answer any questions or concerns you may have.  You can reach them at 877-378-4279 or visit www.septicpreservation.com

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Specialized Septic Equipment for Septic Cleaning

All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services pride themselves on providing quality service to our customers. Unfortunately, there are quick service companies, septic pumping and cleaning companies, that might seem to save money up front, but will actually cost property owners down the road.

All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services utilizes specialized miniature equipment to locate specific areas of your system, such as a sewer cam that is used to investigate the inside of your sewer lines, and jetting equipment to clean the pipes within the leach field. We know that we provide a thorough cleaning for your septic system. Getting your tanks cleaned on a regular basis will help to improve the efficiency of your septic system and keep it running smoothly.

 Today, we have septic cleaning appointments for customers in Carver, Middleboro, Rochester, and Lakeville, MA.  If you need a septic cleaning or have any questions about septic cleaning, please do contact our Norton, MA office at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

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Meet Elizabeth Alves of Septic Preservation Services

Elizabeth AlvesMeet Elizabeth Alves of Septic Preservation Services.  Liz started working at Septic Preservation Services in April of 2015.  She has been a member of the team for 2 years and is Division Manager of the All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services Division of SPS.  She is Title 5 licensed and is certified to perform inspections in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Her favorite part of her job is working with customers and helping them solve their septic issues.  Liz is fluent in Portuguese and this is extremely helpful with Portuguese speaking clients.  She is also a notary republic.

Personally, Liz resides in Attleboro with her husband and three children.  She is active in a  Portuguese Heritage Group in Stoughton and performs at Portuguese Carnival Dances where she sings and plays the guitar.  She really enjoys this in her leisure time and is also involved in an All Girl dancing and singing group in East Providence.

Liz started at SPS as a novice but has really enjoyed learning the ins and outs of the septic business to better help her clients.  Liz recalls jumping right into the training during her first days on the job.  She was excited to volunteer for the hands-on learning activities but was a little surprised when she came across her first activity with a odorous septic tank.  She was a little taken back by the smell but continued on, determined to complete the task.

You can reach Liz and all the rest of the team at All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

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Septic Repairs by All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services

All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services have septic repairs scheduled today in Attleboro, North Attleboro, Norton, Mansfield, Wrentham, Foxboro, Sharon, and Stoughton, MA.  These repairs include septic pump repair, D-Box repairs, digging a trench for a conduit from a maintenance shed to a pump chamber, and leach field repairs.  If you suspect that your septic system is not operating correctly or if you need septic repairs please do contact our office at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com

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24/7 Emergency Services by All Clear Septic and Wastewater

All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services All Clear Septic and Wastewater Services wishes all mothers a belated Happy Mother’s Day for yesterday.  All Mothers would rather be smelling flowers on Mother’s Day than sewage, but often repairs are necessary when we least want them.  We understand that most septic problems don’t occur between 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday, so we also offer 24/7 emergency services to our customers.  We’ll be there when you need us anytime of day or night. Our professional team of licensed and certified technicians are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Just call our Emergency Service Center day or night at 508-763-4431 and we will send someone out to take care of your emergency septic problems right away.  We have septic repairs happening today in Bolton, Clinton, Hudson, Berlin, Northborough, and Boxborough, MA.  If you have any questions or if you need to schedule a repair please do contact us at 508-763-4431 or visit www.allclearseptic.com