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Monthly Septic Tank Treatment is the Most Effective Septic Tank Cleaning

Heather M

Most people associate septic tank cleaning with hiring a professional to remove the contents of their septic tank with a vacuum truck. Not only are septic tank pumping expensive, often yards are destroyed from digging to uncover the septic tank lid. Ironically pumping out the septic tank removes the septic bacteria that are needed to digest waste in the septic tank system. When the bacteria in the middle of the septic tank system are removed the system becomes out of balance, causing problems in the drainfield and pipes. The septic tank does not efficiently treat waste water and the strain is put on the drainfield. Pipes become narrow due to waste build up and the soil clogs preventing effluent to percolate downward. Septic tank problems are left untreated or unnoticed because septic tank pump-outs only temporarily fix the real cause...

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Septic Tank Additives : Whats the Difference ?

Heather M

There are approximately 1,200 septic tank additives available on the market today. Understanding how different septic tank additives work and effect your septic systems and the environment can make choosing the right septic tank treatment easier. While many tests have been performed over the past 40 years, the effectiveness of septic tank additives is still widely debated. However, homeowners and experts alike all agree that regular septic maintenance will prolong the life of your septic system.  First. throughout the septic system are billions of naturally occurring bacteria. These bacteria are responsible for the degradation of solid waste in the tank. Bacteria in the drainfield remove disease causing pathogens and further treat water before it returns to ground water supplies. These bacteria are vital for a functioning septic tank system. However, household cleaners, disinfectants, antibiotics, and other chemicals that get into...

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Is Activator 1000 Septic Tank Treatment Toxic to Animals?

Heather M

Billions of naturally occurring bacteria throughout the septic tank system are responsible for the degradation of solid waste and the purification of waste water. These “good” bacteria are regularly deposited into the system every time waste water is created. They come from our bodies, and other materials that go into the septic system. A high level of “good” bacteria is absolutely necessary for the septic tank system to function effectively, however other chemicals and antibacterial products that get into the septic system harm, stress, and kill these bacteria on a daily basis. Activator 1000 is an all natural septic tank treatment product that contains only the good bacteria and enzymes that are already found in septic tanks already. These “good” bacteria are cultivated, freeze-dried, and packaged for the use of preventative septic maintenance. When Activator 1000 is used (flushed down...

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