Inexpensive Septic Tank Care

Many people mistakenly believe that caring for a septic tank is expensive. I’ve seen several people refuse to buy houses that they loved because they had septic tanks. There is an illusion (perpetuated by the people who want you to buy chemicals and have your tank pumped) that you have to buy all kinds of chemicals and have the tank pumped every year (or more often). The truth is that a well cared for septic tank is very inexpensive to operate and will save you tons of money over the years versus paying for a municipal sewer connection.

The first thing you have to know is what can go into a septic tank and what can’t. Solids are a no-no and this includes food waste (garbage dispo


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2 Responses to Inexpensive Septic Tank Care

  1. Linda says:

    What about aerobic septic systems?

  2. Lisa says:

    Thanks for the info. I will use it and I will also forward it to my Son, who is a new homeowner. Common sense rules!

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