Septic tank maintenance is critical to avoiding spills and other disasters, as well as to reduce the amount of maintenance and repairs overall. Here are some keys to excellent septic tank maintenance.
Watch What You Flush
The first thing to consider is to make sure that only the essentials are going into your septic tank, such as human waste and used water. Many septic tank contractors will advise you not even to have a garbage disposal in your home if you use a septic tank; while food waste will disintegrate over time, it can place a larger burden on your tank and cause it to fill much faster.
Keeping pests out of waste bins can be a difficult task, especially because every pest is different. Some are smarter than others. They are different sizes. That means you have to use many tricks to keep each type of pest out of the trash. Here are a few tips on keeping raccoons, rats, maggots, and your dog from your waste bins.
Raccoons are smart creatures. It takes a bit of ingenuity to keep them out of outdoor trash bins.