Exposing Three Common Myths about Septic Systems
27 September 2016
Problems with the septic tank of your home can be extremely worrisome because of the significant disruptions and sanitation issues they can create for your home. Being prepared for these issues will require you to have a basic understanding of the truth behind some common septic tank misconceptions.
Myth: The Septic Tank Is the Only Part of the System Prone to Malfunctioning
Many homeowners are under the impression that the septic tank is the only part of these systems that can suffer clogs.
Does Your Prospective New Home Have A Septic Tank? 2 Questions To Ask
17 August 2016
When hunting for a new home, you may find a home that you like that has a septic tank. If you have never had a home with a septic tank before, you may not know what you should be asking the owners before the sale of the home is final. Be sure to ask them these 2 questions to avoid running into problems down the road.
Where's The Tank And Leach Field Located?
Title 5 Inspections: How They Relate To Your Property Transfer
12 July 2016
If you live in Massachusetts, the state requires you to have a Title 5 inspection of your septic system before you buy or sell a home. The purpose of this inspection is to ensure that your septic tank is clean, working properly, and free from defects that would make it a health hazard. Here are four specific things about property transfers and Title 5 septic system inspections.
If you have property that is going to be transferred into a trust, and the beneficiaries are family members – such as spouse, children, or siblings – you will not need to submit a Title 5 septic system inspection prior to the transfer.
3 Septic Tank Maintenance Tips That Can Prevent Damage Or Clogging
3 June 2016
Caring for a septic tank properly is absolutely vital when it comes to keeping your tank in working order and to avoiding the many problems and damages that a septic tank can cause when it becomes damaged of clogged. When these tanks break or clog, it is quite common for sewage and waste to back up into the house via the drains or to flood the portion of your yard where the tank is buried.