Septic tanks need to be pumped every 3-5 years to remove the accumulated solids and scum that settle at the bottom of the tank. If these materials are not removed regularly, they can reduce the tank’s capacity, clog the discharge pipes, and eventually cause the system to fail. Pumping the tank ensures that it continues
We’ve already answered the question to why Rid-x and other additives do not replace other, more important, aspects of septic system maintenance… but did you know the Virginia Department of Health outlines specific AOSS (Alternative Onsite Septic System) owner responsibilities regarding the operation and maintenance of your septic system? Failure to adhere to these regulations
In our quest to ensure the safety and longevity of your property, choosing the right building inspection company is a crucial step that should not be overlooked. In March of last year, the Global Pandemic shook the US economy putting the housing market on hold for several months. It was predicted that the market
What is a Safe, Adequate, and Proper Inspection? Safe, Adequate, and Proper (SAP) inspections are mandated by the Commonwealth of Virginia specifically for property owners who intend to build an improvement that involves human occupancy. These types of improvements can include replacing a mobile home, constructing an addition to an existing dwelling, or replacing a
The Virginia Health Department has a great article on preventative action. The key points are outlined below. For a complete read, visit their article. The 2020 Hurricane Season is in full swing. Communities up and down the Atlantic Coast are bracing for what experts are calling “another record-breaking” storm season. We’ve put together this article
Our maintenance inspections normally cover a 30-point inspection, ensuring that no small issue becomes a large one. The following represent the major components we look at during each inspection: Our 30-point Pump Station Inspection Report is Standard for all Commercial Pump Stations Wet Well Grease Build-Up: Check all surfaces for grease build-up.
Hurricane season is back! High winds, inches of rain, downed trees… Knowing very well the power can be out for a few hours to several days/weeks, getting Expert Generator Hire is essential. It is common to have a septic back up after or even during a heavy rain. Significant rainfall can quickly flood the ground