Categories for Septic Tank Service

Can I Shower if My Septic Tank Is Full?

September 30, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

The idea of a septic tank being “full” is a bit of a misnomer. Because all of the water from your home flows into the septic tank, it will technically become full fairly quickly. But most of what fills it is actually water, which is cleaned and dispersed into your drain field. If you’re curious about the relationship between your septic system and your shower, or are wondering whether you can shower when the septic tank is full, read on to learn more. How septic tanks work As mentioned, all the water from your home eventually flows into the septic... View Article

Maintenance Tips for 1,000-Gallon Septic Tanks

January 22, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Many homeowners ask themselves how best to take care of their septic systems. You may be wondering how often you should pump the septic tank. The answer is not the same for all septic tanks, and is based on the size of the tank. Make no mistake: septic cleaning and pumping is critical in taking care of the septic system, and can extend its lifespan. That’s why we’ve provided a maintenance guide for 1,000-gallon septic tanks in Cleveland, TX. At Cleveland Septic, we provide an expert level of service for all our residential, commercial and industrial customers. Read on to... View Article

A Guide to Maintaining Your Septic Tank

September 19, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Of the various chores that go hand in hand with homeownership, practicing regular septic tank maintenance in Cleveland, TX ranks near the top of the list. After all, the last thing you want is for your family’s solid waste to end up bubbling into your yard or—worse yet—back into your house. Fortunately, there are several easy steps you can take to maximize the lifespan of your septic tank and keep your family’s waste where it belongs. What is a septic system? More often than not, septic tanks are found in rural locations where a homeowner or business owner doesn’t have... View Article

Why Bleach Is Harmful to Septic Systems

July 17, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you depend on a private septic system to handle your home’s wastewater, you’re likely familiar with some of the quirks associated with owning a septic system. Septic tank maintenance in Cleveland, TX requires homeowners to avoid the use of certain chemical substances. Additionally, you shouldn’t use too much laundry detergent if you use a septic system, and you need to monitor the amount of water you use on a daily basis to ensure that you’re not overwhelming your tank. In many cases, septic systems force homeowners to engage in more environmentally friendly behavior—after all, monitoring your water usage, avoiding... View Article

How to Diagnose Issues with Your Septic Tank

December 13, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you have an issue with a tech device, you turn it off and on again. If you have problems with your car, you consult a mechanic. What should you do if you have issues with your septic tank? To diagnose the issue and restore your system to optimal operation, use the following guide. These steps will help you determine the problem and get your system up and running again. Know Your System The first step in diagnosing septic tank problems is to know your system. You should be familiar with the design, the location of the tank and the... View Article