For most homeowners, paying for a large expense is never easy, and that is why you want to pay attention to your septic system. Replacing a septic system could cost anywhere from five thousand to fifty thousand dollars. Of course, it is not easy to break your system to the point where it needs a complete replacement, but with that much money on the line, I’m sure you would rather not take the chance.
The first step is to make sure that you are using a reputable business for your inspections. Your septic system needs to be inspected every 3 years by a professional. This way you will be aware of any problems that need your attention before they can turn into a serious problem.
You want to be careful what chemicals go down the drains in your home, since they can interfere with the biological process inside the tank.
Some items should not be flushed down the drain since they can damage different components of the system. These include dental floss, cat litter and paper towel.