Wells, Septic Systems & Sump Pumps

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Implementing a Septic Drain Field System

Septic drain field systems provide a sewage solution in rural areas.

Submersible Sump Pump vs Pedestal Sump Pump

A sump pump forces water that accumulates in the sump to an area above ground.

Add a Diverter Valve for a Septic Tank

You can control the amount of waste that goes into different areas of your septic system with a septic tank diverter valve.

How to Tell if Your Well Pump Needs a New Water Pressure Switch

The water pressure switch is one of the most hardworking parts of your well pump.

Septic Tank Drain Field Repair Guide: Clog Failure

If you have a clog in your septic field you need to perform a drain field repair.

How to Remove a Septic Tank Lid

It's important to check the fluid levels of your septic every few years and to do that, you must find and locate the lid.

6 Tips for Replacing a Septic Field

You may need to replace your septic field lines, or drain lines, if they get clogged up with debris or incur a break.

3 Necessary Septic Tank Chemicals

There are many septic tank chemicals on the market. These are usually used by homeowners because professionals

How to Construct a Washing Machine Drain Field

Constructing a drain field offers a place for your washing machine waste to run and even filter for further use.

3 Common Concrete Septic Tank Problems

The costs can be high.

3 Sewer Gas Detection Tips

Make sure to check rooftop vent stacks.

How Sump Pumps Work

This hidden appliance may be the most important one you own.

How to Create Your Own Septic Tank Treatment

Septic tanks are most commonly made with concrete.

How to Properly Plan and Maintain a Drain Field

If the soil is poor, it could take as much as 9,000 square feet for the absorption area.

Troubleshooting Septic System Problems

Once you become familiar with your septic system, it will be easier to detect issues.

How to Repair Common Deep Well Pump Problems

Repairing a deep well pump may prove to be a tricky job.

5 Causes of Septic Tank Odor

Dry drains can cause septic tank odor.

How to Adjust Water Well Pressure

If your home's water supply comes from a well, you're likely saving a lot of money on public water, but is your pressure desirable? Wells are notorious for providing low water pressure, but adjustments can be made if you follow this simple step- by-step guide.

Septic, Well, and Pump Q and A

Your septic, well, and pump questions answered.

How to Thaw a Frozen Septic Pipe

Learn what you can do if your septic system freezes in the winter months.

How to Replace a Septic Tank Lid

Keep your septic tank taken care of by replacing the lid whenever it's needed.

How to Replace a Water Well Pressure Tank

Don't let your water well system suffer when you can just replace a bad pressure tank yourself.

How to Install Septic-Tank Risers

Install a septic-tank riser in seven steps to make it easier to access the tank lid.

How to Kill Roots in a Sewer Line

Get rid of roots encroaching on your sewer lines before they can clog or do damage.

Why and How to do Perc Test for a Septic System

If you don't perform a perc test, and perform it correctly, you could have septic problems!

4 Common Septic System Problems and How to Avoid Them

Avoid these 4 common mistakes so that your septic tank will remain working properly for a long time.

How a Well Pump Works

The most effective well pump is an electrical submersible pump. These pumps are situated near the bottom

How To Install A Septic Line

Homes built in areas without a hook-up to a municipal wastewater system need to know how to install a

Create a Leach Field

A leach field is where the out flow from a septic tank is distributed and allowed to filter through the

Cleaning Up After A Sewer Backup

In the event of a flood, there is a great possibility that you will experience a sewer backup. This cleaning

6 Septic System Types

A septic system takes raw effluent from a home and distributes it over a drain-field so that it can be

Sump Pump Installation In 7 Steps

A sump pump is use to remove water from basements and comes in several types. Make sure that you select

How Often Septic Tank Emptying Should Occur

The timing of septic tank emptying has no fixed rule of thumb. The speed at which solid waste at the

Cleaning a Sump Pit

If you have a sump pit the chances are that it is in the basement and doesn’t get a lot of attention.

How Do Deep Well Pumps Work?

Many people who live in rural areas and do not have access to city water use a deep well pump. Deep well

How to Install a Septic Aerator

A septic aerator is a fairly simple and easy piece to install in your septic system. The aerator is great

How to Install a Sewage Ejector Pump

A sewer ejector pump can be installed without the help of an expensive plumber. This is a necessary job

How to Replace the Pump of Your Sewage Ejector

Your sewage ejector is a very important device as it keeps all of the unwanted, dirty water where it

How to Attach Hose to Sump Pump

A sump pump is found in many homes. It is used to collect water runoff from around the home and pump

How to Add a Biofilter to a Septic Tank Drain Field

Adding a biofilter to a drain field is becoming a requirement in many areas. The biofilter will help