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Click this link! https://www3.epa.gov/npdes/pubs/homeowner_guide_long.pdf This is from the EPA with loads of information to help you learn more about your septic system. Tips and many resources at the end of the article to find out more. AS ALWAYS IF YOU NEED INFORMATION WE ARE JUST A PHONE CALL AWAY!! CAPE COD SEPTIC SERVICES 508-775-2825   … Read more

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What To Know About Septic System Backups Fixing an occasional leaky pipe is okay if you’re a do-it-yourself kind of guy. But what if it is more than just a leaky pipe? Fixing an occasional leaky pipe is okay if you’re a do-it-yourself kind of guy. But if it is more than just a leaky … Read more

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MAINTAINING YOUR SYSTEM = MONEY SAVED If you have a septic tank, then chances are you already know the “shoulds.” You should pump your septic tank at least once every three years. You should call an expert to inspect your whole septic system about once every five years. Even if you know these “shoulds” by … Read more

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BATH BOMBS: SEPTIC SAFE? In the July 5, 2018 version of the Onsite Installer magazine, there is a story of how bath bombs affect your septic tank written by Dr. Sara Heger.  The bath bombs based on what is in and on them can add things to your septic tank including solid particles, fats and oils, and … Read more

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ARE YOU A SEPTIC SUPER STAR??? Take this quiz and find out!  1. What is wastewater? A. water from a leaking faucet B. sewage C. water from a toilet cistern 2. What is a septic tank? A. a big hole in the yard B. concrete tank C. a plastic container placed near the drainage pipes … Read more

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  3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Pumping Your Septic Tank Are your sinks, bathtubs, and toilets slowly draining? Are you noticing spongy or soggy areas of water on the ground or above the septic tank?  If so, most likely you’re in need of servicing of your septic.  More than eight out of 10 homes on Cape Cod uses … Read more

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MONEY SAVED! A septic system is your own personal water treatment facility. Everything that goes down our drains eventually makes its way into our environment, so it is important to be knowledgeable of how it works and is maintained. From Provincetown to Bourne, Cape Cod primarily relies on septic systems. Falmouth, Barnstable and Chatham have … Read more

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FINALE! Author: Jean Burns So now it’s installing time. After engineering plans completed (thanks Pete McEntee at Engineering works!), financing in place, and the green light from the Town of Dennis for the install, we are ready to go. Typical installation of a basic system with no major issues would usually take about 3-4 days. … Read more

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NEXT STEPS Author: Jean Burns Back to the story of my septic woes. After officially hearing that my septic is septic (yeah, lame attempt at wit), I started Googling to see what I should do next. My close friend; Stephan Cahill, who is a real estate attorney with Mazzoni & Associates in Dennis (yup, a … Read more

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FAILED! Author: Jean Burns My septic has failed! I pride myself in being successful in my endeavors, so hearing the word “fail” took the wind out of my septic sails, so to speak. I’m sure you’re wondering how I discovered it failed and what steps were taken to go from failure to success. I figured … Read more

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