common septic tank problems

How to Avoid Common Septic Tank Problems

A septic system is designed to contain human biological waste until it is either naturally broken down by bacterial action or is periodically extracted from the tank by pumping. How a septic tank works is by breaking down this waste material into the three components of gases, water, and solids out of which the gases […]

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How to Get Rid of Sewer Odor in House

An efficient plumbing system is all about getting rid of waste. However, when a system malfunctions or is installed improperly, problems like sewer odors in the house can occur. For instance, there may an issue with proper installation of vents or traps with the fixtures. Or, damaged seals around the toilet may permit foul odors […]

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Sewer Line Blockage?

A blocked sewer line is among one of the most common sewer problems that homeowners may encounter. While the blockage itself may be unseen, it can cause substantial damage inside the home such as raw sewage backup coming out of the drains. Such blockages can occur due to a number of reasons, but some causes […]

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Wastewater Treatment Problems

Wastewater is water that has already been used and contains different pollutants based on what it was previously used for. A high proportion of the population is served by wastewater collection and treatment systems. While viable efforts are made to remove pollutants from treated wastewater, there are still a number of wastewater treatment problems which […]

Learn About Sewage Backup in Basement Cleanup

Water in the basement is most likely to occur when there has been heavy rainfall, melting snow or in times of a spring thaw. While these scenarios are possibly foreseeable, there can also be the mischance of basement flooding due to a sewage backup. Unfortunately a sewage backup in basement is neither calculable nor predictable […]

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Tips for Water Damage Cleanup

At Tidal Wave Response, we know that things in life happen unexpectedly. And one of those unexpected events can be a sudden flood, an extensive water leak, or a sewage backup. The professional services you’ve called have taken care of the problem but now you’re left to clean up the water and the damage it’s […]

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Steps to Take after Sewer Water Damage

When pipes burst, water leaks, toilets or tubs back up, or other sewage systems cause water damage in your home, we know that it can be an overwhelming prospect to deal with the aftermath. Fortunately, help is available, so read on to learn about how to handle water and sewage cleanup. Take Stock and Prioritize If […]

What to Do If You Have a Sewer Backup

What to Do If You Have a Sewer Backup For the average homeowner, a sewer line is just a passageway for the premises’ waste water to be transported from the home to the underground sewer mains. Beyond that, not too much attention is paid to this important home feature unless a clog or backup of […]

Root Growth: Planning a Trouble-Free Landscape

Designing a landscape takes more than preference, light, and the natural setup of your yard into account. Tree and shrubbery roots may be slow growing, but they are strong. They can easily damage your utility lines, especially your sewage lines. It’s not uncommon for roots to break or clog underground pipes, causing leaks, backups, or […]