Right now your summer time septic tank life septic is at it’s most active. It is alive and breaking down septic waste at it’s fastest rate. It’s even working overtime if the right combination of septic bacteria is in your septic tank. The summer heat, The ground temperature, The concrete or plastic temperature all provides a high steady septic waste temperature and into the prime working Mother Nature environment. This is septic life during the summer.
If you removed your septic tank manhole and took a look in, You would see no movement or sound but in non vented septic tanks, A smell. That smell is a sign of two different things. One is that your septic tank is living and breathing and that you have to improve your venting system to your tank. If you do not improve the venting of your septic tank, Hydrogen sulfide will then began to eat, break down and soften up your septic tank. This is very dangerous as hydrogen sulfide will weaken the tank and it could cave in.
Right now your septic tank is also feeding your drain field with septic bacteria. That septic bacteria will help keep a typical drain field made of pipe or a newer chamber system draining by cleaning up any waste that made it past your septic tank. Your drain field must be vented also to aid in air circulation and to act like an inspection port.
What does this all mean for the owner of a septic tank system?
The summertime is the perfect time to make minor adjustments to the incoming waste to get your septic tank system ready for the winter. If you need to get your septic system pumped, repaired, or need to add septic tank bacteria to supercharge your septic, Now is the time to do so as when winter comes, Servicing, Repairs, or pumping is much harder to do and expensive also if done during the winter. If you do not know what to do, Starting to use a high-quality septic tank bacteria would be the low-cost first step to do to see how in a positive sense is would clean up your system. A product like BioForce Bacterial Waste Liquefier would be ideal and recommended to use as it’s a low cost, ease of use, and an industrial-strength septic tank bacteria can bring a failed or failing system back to life and draining if designed to handle the amount of waste being put into it.
Right now with a little planning you can have your septic system ready for the upcoming winter and be trouble-free.
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