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Septic Care: The Ins and Outs of Septic Inspections 

If you are new to owning a septic system, you’re becoming more and more aware of the scheduling, maintenance, and requirements that fall on you to make sure you’re protecting your system and preparing for the future. Septic systems are essentially just settling chambers, where wastewater goes to separate between solids and liquids so that […]

Your Septic in Winter: Things to Know, Do, & Avoid

Your Septic System and the Brutal Winter Temps When the brutal winter weather strikes, there are some things to know about your septic that will protect both your system and your wallet. Don’t Walk on Your Mound Walking, sledding, or driving over your septic mound at any time of year can lead to issues for […]

Tips for Septic Inspections

If you are new to owning a septic system, you’re becoming more and more aware of the scheduling, maintenance, and requirements that fall on you to make sure you’re protecting your system and preparing for the future. From routine maintenance and inspections to proper care and treatment plans, the more proactive you are with your […]

Gurgling in Your Drains?

If you’re a homeowner, the sounds of gurgling in your home can be as unsettling as sounds of gurgling in your stomach. You aren’t quite sure what’s causing the issue, how pressing it is to deal with, or how expensive it is to address.  While there are different causes to gurgling pipes and a professional […]

Winter Septic Advice: Things for Today to Make Next Year Better

There are steps you can take to make next spring and summer go better for your septic system. It seems perhaps a bit early to start talking about springtime. We’ve just started getting below freezing. But when the cold weather hits, it’s easy to get caught up with thinking about ways to survive the weather […]

Winterizing Your Cabin – Some Essentials to Remember 

It’s happening. No matter how much you may want to pretend it’s not, winter is most definitely coming. And as you wind down what’s left of the fall, you may be one of the thousands of Minnesotans who call a cabin their “home away from home.” If that’s the case, here are some things to […]

Septic Check – Inspections and Maintenance

At Septic Check, we understand that the thought of replacing a septic system can be completely overwhelming and even terrifying. We also know that sometimes replacing a system is avoidable, if the homeowner would have simply viewed inspections and maintenance as part of the costs of owning a septic. Maintain Performance. Have a schedule and […]

Easy Ways to Extend the Life of your Septic System

So you are contemplating the inevitable demise of your septic system? Wondering how much longer you really have before you have to make the call? Realizing that you can’t put your head in the sand, you have to come to terms with the big money you’re about to spend on a new septic system. Before […]

Septic Decisions – Things to Remember If You’re Building a Cabin

Many people have relied upon outhouses at their cabins for decades. It’s all been part of the “roughing it” cabin experience. Maybe it’s about aging or too many midnight trips outside, but eventually, many cabin owners end up upgrading their cabin to a septic system. If you’ve made the decision to add a septic system […]

The Benefits of a Well-Functioning Septic System

A Good Septic System Matters – Far Beyond the Money! As you do regular work around your home or cabin, it’s important that you maintain your septic system with the right service, detailed records, and regular maintenance. But beyond the financial benefit of protecting this major property expense, there are various other benefits to a […]