Quick Tips For Septic Maintenance!
Paper products you should avoid flushing:
- Feminine hygiene products
- Dental floss
- Paper towels
Just because something says biodegradable does not mean it will degrade quickly enough to avoid a problem if it clogs up with other waste. This can result in costly repairs.
Household chemicals you shouldn’t flush:
- Fats, oil and grease
- Coffee grounds
- Solid food waste
- Bleach or other cleaning chemicals
There is a natural, biological treatment that is taking place in your tank. Flushing any chemicals down your toilet interferes drastically with this process. The only way to keep your maintain a healthy septic tank is to have it pumped every 3-5 years.
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