Septic Tank Treatment Blog

Septic Tank Treatment Blog

Heather M

Activator 1000 is proud to offer our customer’s a new blog resource that allows us to share even more tips, advice, and information to help you improve the lifetime of your septic tank system and pro-actively keep it clean. Please feel free to email us your stories of using Activator 1000 and of course any questions that we can offer solutions to you for as well.

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Why Using a Septic Tank Treatment is the best way to maintain your septic tank.

Heather M

Septic tank systems need to be maintained regularly to function safely and properly. How you choose your course of septic maintenance is completely up to you. Most people set their tanks and forget about them until there is a problem. It takes a funky smell some surface water in the bathroom or out in the yard, or the pleasant surprise of backed up or clogged toilets and drains before they do anything. At this point, your septic system is sending up the red flags, its failing. Your septic tank is underground so you never really know how its working, especially if you are not maintaining it regularly. Rather than spending hundreds or thousands of dollars to repair or resurrect your septic system , using a septic tank treatment designed for preventative septic maintenance will only cost a few dollars every...

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Will Household Bleach Harm My Septic System

Heather M

Standard household bleach may be considered the most handy and useful household product because of its countless uses. Most commonly used for whitening whites and removing stains, bleach is more than just an ordinary laundry detergent. It is also used to kill germs and sanitize just about everything. Most toilet bowl cleaners, various household cleaners and disinfectants also contain bleach. It is so versatile that it is also an effective pesticide and fungicide. This means that it kills bacteria and viruses as well as fungi, and many other germs. Some may say that chlorine bleach is the ultimate household necessity. But what happens when bleach gets into your septic system? Different kinds of bacteria throughout the septic system decompose and treat the waster water from your home. Since standard household bleach is so widely used throughout the home it isn’t...

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Septic Systems May Be Affected By Flooding

Heather M

Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters world wide. While there may be a variety of ways in which they can occur, the effects of a flood can be devastating. The physical damage to homes, roads, structures, businesses, cars, and other personal belongings can amount to billions of dollars. Aside from disrupting lives, people can also be injured or killed by the raising water and the damage that they cause. Flood waters can carry pathogens that cause many illnesses and diseases such hepatitis and dysentery. The untreated sewage in septic systems carry some of these pathogens. Flooding creates a potential for damage to septic tank systems, taking action before,during and after a flood may minimize potential health risks and damage to the system. There is not much that can be done to prevent a flood. Because flooding can...

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Septic Tank Care And Activator 1000 Septic Tank Treatment

Heather M

Your septic system is the most vital element in your home. Everyday, you create waste water in your home. Every time you brush your teeth, wash your hands, flush the toilet, wash dishes, wash clothes, even turn on the faucet or pour something down your drain, your septic system is responsible for purifying that water before it can be returned to the ground. Billions of bacteria throughout the septic system work continuously, every minute of every day and night, to decompose solids in the tank. Even though your septic system never stops working, it is one of the most overlooked systems in your home. Most homeowners neglect their septic systems because it is underground, and as the saying goes, ” Out of sight, out of mind.” Because your septic system is buried underground, you never know how your septic tank...

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