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The Aftermath of a Flood: 3 Things to Do to Protect Your Septic System

If you’re not careful, flooding can lead to disaster for your business or residential septic system. When water levels rise in the ground, it has nowhere to go but up into your home. It can be scary to see wastewater flooding your basement because of excess water. As experts in business and residential septic tank …

Why It’s Crucial to Maintain Your Septic System to Your Protect Water Supply

Can the orthodontist straighten your teeth on the first visit? Or can you go to the gym one time and come home with a six-pack? No. Both situations require routine visits and dedication to keeping your teeth or body at its best. In the same way, your septic system needs preventative drain, tank, and line …

Wastewater Hauling: What’s the Right Way to Get Rid of Wastewater?

Wastewater is a natural byproduct of many of the conveniences we enjoy. From water draining from your shower to runoff from the roads, everyone in some way contributes to creating wastewater. But what do we do with all of it? The answer to that depends on whether you are getting rid of residential, commercial, or …

5 Situations That Require A Call for Emergency Septic Pumping

Imagine taking a nice, hot shower after a long day. The water feels refreshing as you wash away the stress of work. The gurgling sound from the shower drain is a little distracting, but you ignore it, as you have many times before. Then, you start to smell something foul, like rotten eggs, and suddenly, …

6 Signs You Will Soon Need Emergency Septic Service

Of all the things that can go wrong with your home or commercial building, septic system failure must be one of the worst. It starts with foul odors and slow-draining tubs, and it could eventually lead to sewage backup in your shower. It leaves you feeling frustrated at best and disgusted at worst. Luckily, Biros …

9 Plumbing Issues That Mean Your New Home Needs a Septic System Cleaning

Buying your first home can be stressful! Between financing, home inspections, closing, insurance, taxes, and a whole plethora of complicated tasks, first-time homebuyers can easily be overwhelmed. Plus, if your new home has a septic system, it can be confusing to learn about drainfields, septic tanks, septic system cleaning and maintenance, and more. We want …

Landscaping Around a Septic System: Things to Avoid

If you’ve read our previous blog post detailing 17 everyday items you should avoid flushing down your toilet, you already know what could lead to needing emergency septic service. We’ve also previously answered your most frequently asked questions about septic tanks and introduced how your residential septic systems works here on the Biros Septic & …

17 Everyday Items You Should Avoid Flushing Down Your Toilet

If you treat your home toilets like trash receptacles, you’re eventually going to require septic system repair that was entirely preventable. When dealing with waste and toilets, you should only ever flush pee, poo, and toilet paper down them! If you’re asking yourself, “But I thought flushable wipes were okay to flush down the toilet?” …

Plumbing Woes Have You in A Panic? Call Expert Septic Pros for The Best Solutions!

Do you have a slow or clogged drain and are asking yourself, “do I need to contact a 24-hour septic service near me?” Having a backed-up pipe or plumbing fixture in your home can be a real pain. And trying to figure out who to contact can be an even bigger headache. Before you hop …

Septic Tanks 101: Answers to Homeowners’ Most Frequently Asked Questions

Is your home one of the approximately 26% in Pennsylvania served by an on-site septic system to handle and treat your wastewater and so-called “heavy solids” flowing from your plumbing? Homeowners whose properties are located in rural areas—or even some small towns without a centralized municipal sewer system—have septic systems instead. Yet, septic owners don’t …