Preserving Your Drain Field: A Guide to Identification and Prevention of Damage

Preserving Your Drain Field: A Guide to Identification and Prevention of Damage

If you’re a homeowner with a septic system and drain field on your property in Captiva, it’s important to understand how they function together so you can prevent or fix problems that could arise. A well-maintained leach field can last up to 50 years. It keeps the unpleasant smell away, protects animals on your property, […]

7 Signs You’ll Require an Emergency Septic Service?


A septic tank is one of the most important parts of any home, but some homeowners do not give it much thought, which can lead to serious problems at a later stage. Septic Tanks in home collect waste materials that are then allowed to decompose naturally once collected. Maintaining your septic tank regularly is crucial to […]

Septic Systems + Hurricanes : What You Need to Know

Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian will make landfall shortly in Southwest Florida and if you’re wondering what you should know as a homeowner in Southwest Florida with a septic system, we’ve got all the important insight. Here’s a short list of things you need to know as a homeowner with a septic system to help get you through […]

SepticSmart Week: Why is my Septic System Backing Up?


As a septic pumping contractor in Southwest Florida, hands down the most common question we receive is – why is my septic system backing up? This is a simple, but simultaneously complicated answer: it’s usually because your septic tank is full. However, the cause behind the symptom of a full tank that is causing your […]

Tips for Keeping Tree Roots Away from your Drainfield

Emergency Septic Service

Your septic system installation was a costly investment. With most new systems costing between $5,000 and $10,000, protecting that investment is crucial. Poor septic system maintenance, overloading your system, and parking cars on your drainfield are just a few things that can cause drainfield failure. But an issue that you may not consider frequently is tree roots. As the trees on your property age and grow, their root systems become extremely complex and can even interfere with your drainfield if the tree is planted to close to your drainfield.

4 Signs you Need Emergency Septic Service

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[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] For many homeowners, septic system maintenance falls to the wayside because of the infrequent nature of septic pumpouts. The EPA recommends that septic systems be pumped out every 3 to 5 years. If you’re having trouble recalling when your last septic service was, you should watch out for […]