Garbage disposals introduce a significant amount of solid waste into the septic tank.

This can overwhelm its natural processes and disrupting the delicate balance of bacteria essential for effective waste breakdown. As food waste accumulates in the tank, it increases the risk of clogs, backups, and reduced system efficiency. Moreover, the introduction of foreign bacteria from food waste can alter the tank's microbial composition, further compromising its ability to function optimally.

A note to homeowners...

Homeowners relying on septic systems have long been advised to avoid using garbage disposals altogether or, at the very least, to pump their tanks more frequently to mitigate the increased solid waste load. However, prevention is always preferable to costly repairs and maintenance.

That's where Double Flush Septic Services comes in.

Our team of experienced professionals understands the intricacies of septic systems and provides comprehensive solutions to keep your system running smoothly. From routine maintenance and inspections to emergency repairs, we're committed to ensuring the health and longevity of your septic system.

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