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Is Lysol Septic Safe? – Septic System Tank Maintenance Tips

Since we started this blog and wrote about living in a home with a septic system, many of our readers have asked about specific brands of cleaning products, wondering if common household brand names like Comet is safe for their septic system or general recommendations on good septic-safe toilet bowl cleaners and laundry detergents. Another common … Read more

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11 Best Septic System Safe Laundry Detergents (Septic Tanks)

As we’ve mentioned on our blog before, we always try to use non-toxic cleaning products whenever possible but since after years living in our home with a septic system we’ve also had to research what products that won’t harm our septic tank or kill off the “good” bacteria that help keep the system running smoothly. … Read more

Can You Flush Cat Litter Into Your Septic Tank?

It’s been said that the world is made up of dog people and cat people. Dogs are unfailingly loyal and always happy to see us, while cats rule the human race with calm indifference. Whichever side of the divide you personally fall on, if you’re a pet owner, you surely love your animal and probably … Read more

Are Flushable Wipes Safe For Septic Systems?

There’s nothing worse than using the restroom for your personal business only to leave and feel like you aren’t fully clean. You can’t think about anything else all day. You’ve surely heard the expression, “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” If that’s true, then flushable wipes must be some sort of holy sacrament. Or, maybe not? … Read more