Excessive Solids

Your septic system has excessive solids as a result of not cleaning on a proper maintenance schedule. The septic tank acts as a filter for your absorption area and needs to be cleaned to remove solids. Solids that build up in the tank can pass into the absorption area...

Systems With a Filter

If Your Septic System has a Filter. For every service visit an outside water fixture needs to be on, and we will need access to a hose which reaches the septic tank or tanks. (In winter the hose can’t be frozen). This is necessary for proper cleaning of the filter....

Water Conservation

Use lower Flow Toilets and Appliances. Do not run back to back loads of laundry- Space you’re loads out over the day- Run a load at night. Do full loads of laundry- not several small loads (same would apply to dishwasher). Run the dishwasher on a different day from a...

One Year Warranty

One Year Warranty

Question: Does your preferred septic inspection company offer a warranty with their septic certifications? Answer: Eldredge certifications come with our one year warranties. The only things not covered are clogged lines between the house and the septic tank and...

Q & A

Q & A

Question: Can a septic system with a cesspool pass a septic inspection? Answer: Cesspools have not been installed legally since 1970. This means they are at least 47 years old. The average life of a septic system is 35 years. However, the answer is yes. Many cesspools...