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

Is Comet Safe for Septic System Tanks?

Is Comet Safe for Septic System Tanks? {YES and NO}.

Ever since we wrote about getting our septic system tank installed, some of the most common questions we get now from our readers are about whether certain bathroom cleaning supplies are septic-safe or not. So we came up with a shortlist of recommended toilet bowl cleaners for homes with septic systems but since then we’ve … Read more

Coffee gounds and septic tanks

Are Coffee Grounds Safe for Septic System Tanks?

Septic systems are not designed to be used as garbage disposal to process food waste or scraps. Coffee grounds, food scraps and other items that will not break down in the septic tank will add to the sediment layer at the bottom of the septic tank. This sludge layer is why septic tanks occasionally need … Read more

Septic System Basic Explanation

What is a Septic System? | How does a Septic Tank Work?

The septic system is an underground wastewater treatment system that is highly efficient and self-contained. It is a method of disposing of waste water like the sewer system because it treats and disposes household water on the site. It is more economical than the sewer system in rural areas where the houses are spaced apart … Read more