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...
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...

Helpful Hints #1

Space out your laundry daily and weekly. Doing loads back to back, especially on rainy days, is extremely harmful to your septic system. Do one load in the morning and one in the evening. Try to do one load a day.   You should not run your dishwater at the same...

How To Check Your Toilet For Leaks

         There is a simple way to make sure that your toilet isn’t leaking. Add a few drops of liquid food coloring into your toilet’s reservoir (back of the toilet) until all the water in the tank changes color. If the water in...

State Funds Four County Watershed Projects

    “State Funds Four County Watershed Projects”        Thursday, Feb. 21, the Department of Environmental Protection declared that it will invest $18.7 million in watershed protection projects. This will included four...

The Polar Plunge

    This year Eldredge decided to dive into the opportunity to sponsor the Brandywine Valley Association’s (BVA) annual "Polar Plunge." Since the event’s birth in 2008 750 people have taken the plunge and raised up to...