Tidy Tank Tips

TIDY TANK TIPS FROM RON’S TIDY TANK SEPTIC SERVICE

  • HAVE YOUR SEPTIC TANK PUMPED & SYSTEM EVALUATED ON AVERAGE EVERY 2 TO 3 YEARS BY A LICENSED REPUTABLE SEPTIC SERVICE
  • PRACTICE WATER CONSERVATION. HIGH EFFICENCY WASHING MACHINES, LOW FLUSH TOILETS AND WATER SAVING SHOWER HEADS ARE RECOMMENDED
  • DIVERT GUTTERS, SUMP PUMP DISCHARGE AND WATER SOFTENER DISCHARGES AWAY FROM YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM IF POSSIBLE
  • LOOK FOR CLEANING PRODUCTS AND DETERGENTS LABELED “SEPTIC SAFE”. AVOID EXCESSIVE USE OF CHLORINE BLEACH. OXYGEN BLEACHES SUCH AS OXYCLEAN ARE A BETTER CHOICE FOR SYSTEMS WITH AN AEROBIC UNIT.
  • INSTALL LINT TRAPS ON WASHER DISCHARGE
  • DISCARD COOKING GREASE, CIGARETTE BUTTS, COFFEE GROUNDS, DENTAL FLOSS, DIAPERS, KITTY LITTER, FEMININE PRODUCTS, CONDOMS, PAPER TOWELS, KLEENEX, NAPKINS, CLEANING WIPES, ETC. IN THE TRASH CAN!
  • DO NOT DRIVE HEAVY EQUIPMENT OR PARK ON THE SEPTIC SYSTEM
  • DO NOT BUILD ANYTHING, INCLUDING ABOVE GROUND SWIMMING POOLS OVER THE SEPTIC SYSTEM
  • AVOID GARBAGE DISPOSALS AND CHLORINE TABLETS FOR THE TOILETS
  • USE ONLY “SEPTIC SAFE” TOILET PAPER. IF YOU DO NOT SEE “SEPTIC SAFE” ON THE LABEL; DO NOT USE IT

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