Typically, the symptoms of septic system problems are easy to spot. It is left to the reader's imagination to decide if this is a good thing. Unfortunately, if obvious symptoms are present, your septic system may already be damaged. Proper use and maintenance of your septic system can help avoid costly repairs.
Septic Systems And Their Issues
Your septic system works by separating out the solids from your home's wastewater and distributing the water into soil so that it can be cleaned further. The septic tank is the part of the system that causes solids to settle out of the wastewater. The water is then sent to a drain field, where gravel, sand and soil work with beneficial bacteria to filter and clean the water. The following tips will help you identify problems with your septic system: