Proper maintenance of drain fields is vital in your overall septic system in Plant City.
When you think of maintaining your septic system, generally you pay more attention to the septic tanks themselves. However, drain fields are as much a part of septic systems as septic tanks. This is why it is critical that careful inspection is given equally to both septic tanks and drain fields. A drain field is the final step in the septic waste process. It consists of a series of underground pipes, which release waste-turned-nutrients into the soil, further nourishing the ground. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to further the life of your drain field:
- Never park or drive over a drain field – This can cause damage to your drain field, which will require immediate repairs.
- Use bacteria-friendly and environmentally safe household cleaners – Other types of cleaners can kill off the beneficial bacteria in your septic system, preventing the breakdown of waste and causing build-up.
- Conserve water – Excess water can reduce the soil’s ability to treat wastewater.
Following these tips can help improve and extend the life of your drain field. Always remember that drain fields need as much attention as septic tanks in order for your septic system to function at its best.
At Averett Septic Tank Co Inc., we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns about your septic tank or drain field. We’ve been serving Plant City, Florida area for over 50 years. We also offer maintenance checks, repair services, and an emergency 24/7 hotline should you need us. Give us a call today!
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At Averett Septic Tank Co Inc., we offer services for drain fields in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Auburndale, Bartow, Polk City, Plant City, Haines City, Mulberry, Dundee, Lake Wales, Highland City, and Sebring, Florida, as well as throughout Polk County and Eastern Hillsborough County.