Can I Use My Garbage Disposal With a Septic System

Can I Use My Garbage Disposal With a Septic System?

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No, you shouldn’t. Whether you have a household septic system or your plumbing heads out to a municipal sewage system, your garbage disposal is not there to be used as a waste receptacle. Express Septic Services recommends you put drain screens in all of your drains to avoid waste going into your septic system, but…
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How to Clean Your Household Drains Naturally

How to Clean Your Household Drains Naturally

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Your septic system needs good bacteria to perform its job properly, which is why you shouldn’t use chemical drain cleaners nor should you flush household cleaners or bleach down the drain. These chemicals destroy the balance found naturally in your septic system and can damage it. How can you clean and unclog your drains if…
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How Often Should I Get My Septic Pumped?

How Often Should I Get My Septic Pumped?

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Express Septic Services is here to pump your septic tank whenever you need us to. We can also inspect, maintain, repair, or replace your septic system depending on where it’s at in its lifespan. Septic systems don’t last forever and a failing one can leave you with an expensive environmental clean-up bill. How often should…
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Avoid Putting Money Down The Drain

Avoid Putting Money Down the Drain

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Don’t wash money down the drain or flush it down the toilet. Numerous things that people dispose of every day via their plumbing are harmful to septic systems. The septic system is a complex array of parts designed to treat and safely dispose of human waste. If you flush the following down the drains and/or…
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How A Septic System Drainfield Works

How A Septic System Drainfield Works

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Your septic system’s drainfield has a very important job in your home’s overall waste management. Most people think about the septic tank only when they think about their septic system, but the drainfield is also crucial. When you understand how a drainfield works, you see why it shouldn’t play second fiddle to the tank. Let…
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