1. Get It Right the First Time!

    We recently got a phone call from someone who bought a house late in 2018. They were supplied a Class H Septic Inspection which stated the septic for the home they were purchasing was in compliance with state regulations. The new homeowner was told the septic tank and d box had been replaced and eve…Read More

  2. Trouble Free Irrigation Systems

    Last time we talked a bit about installing an irrigation system in your yard to not only increase the beauty of your lawn and landscaping, but also allowing you to save money. An underground irrigation system is one of those things that can seem like a hassle, but we assure you, it is not as bad as …Read More

  3. Spring on Delmarva has been beautiful but its has been wet!

    Couple a wet spring with a wet winter and, what do you get? Well, it's wet. Wet conditions create threats to the longevity of a septic system. It basically creates a situation where the system is being overloaded or overused,  and we can't simply stop taking showers. One thing we can do is start ta…Read More

  4. It Is Time For An Irrigation System

    After a hard winter, the summer is coming fast and this time of year we start to think about green grass and gorgeous flowers. That's right, it is time to get out the hoses and start watering your lawn. We get it, it can be a struggle, dragging the hoses around, changing areas ever so often to provi…Read More

  5. Septic System Maintenance Tips and Tricks Part 2

    Last time we talked a bit about what you can do to increase the lifespan of your septic system. We explored the water saving advantages of ENERGY STAR appliances, the fact that garbage disposals are terrible for your septic system, and how using low flow water faucets and toilets will save water. Th…Read More

  6. Septic System Maintenance Tips and Tricks

    Much like the tradition of setting your clocks back (or is it ahead?) and changing the batteries in the fire beeper thingy, spring is a time to maintain your property. This includes pumping your septic system and performing much needed maintenance on the components of your system. Depending on your …Read More

  7. Why We Don’t Install Septic Systems When Soil is Wet

    It has been an incredibly wet winter and early spring on Delmarva. We often have to let clients know that their septic system can't be installed due to the soils being to wet. We have to wait for the soils to dry. I thought I would explain the reason why. When the soils contain a lot of moisture the…Read More

  8. How Extra Rain Can Hurt Your Septic System

    Delaware has had a very wet 6-8 months with precipitation rates being much much higher than normal. Septic systems struggle to operate as designed during these kinds of wet conditions. They have to handle all the normal wastewater they are designed to handle, but they also have to handle the additio…Read More

  9. How to Make Your Septic System Last Longer

    I'm about to offer you the best information out there for how to make your septic system last longer — and it's free! The best way to take care of your septic system is understanding the fact that everything that makes its way into your septic system, is a direct result of the actions of those in …Read More