Quick Tips For Septic Maintenance!

Paper products you should avoid flushing:

  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Dental floss
  • Condoms
  • Paper towels
  • Diapers

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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