These are the warning
signs of a failing or failed septic system:
If you have any one or all of the above
symptoms - Don't Panic.
You have Associated Products Services, Inc to come to the rescue!
Your Septic Tank
- Mushy ground or greener
lawn in the area of the septic system.
- Sluggish drains in your
- Plumbing backups.
- Outdoor "sewage" odor.
- Gurgling sound in pipes
A normal septic tank
should be cleaned every two years with ordinary use. If you have a
garbage disposal, your septic tank should be cleaned once a year.
Septic system maintenance means that
sludge that accumulates at the bottom of the tank must be cleaned
out periodically. There is no additive that you can put in the tank
that will deal with the sludge. It must be pumped. If it is not cleaned,
it will clog the system, which will then need replacement. A new septic
system is an enormous expense, not to mention the inconvenience and
time lost. Additives may be used for extending the life of leach fields,
but the septic tank should be cleaned for the removal of sludge and