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A septic system is essentially a small-scale sewage treatment system, used primarily when there is no connection to main sewage pipes.
Systems generally consists of four main components:
- A pipe that leads from the home to the septic tank.
- The septic tank itself.
- The drainfield.
- The soil.
This is a typical septic system, but by no means the only type of septic system.
Those components all work together to take waste from our homes, and eventually return it to the environment after it has been treated properly. When your home is on an acreage, or in a rural area, you will not be tied into the sewage system. This means that there will be no water treatment plant for the waste that leaves your house. Of course, that wastewater has to go somewhere.
The Importance Of Maintaining A Septic System
If you don’t believe that proper maintenance is important in a septic system, put a lock on your toilet and see how long you can go without using it.
Remember, wastewater has to go somewhere and when you are not hooked into a sewer system, you have the option of the septic system.
Proper maintenance of that system is incredibly important. For example, if the screen in your septic tank is letting waste through to the drainfield, there can be clogging of the pipes. This will cause water to backup, and that water is going to appear on your lawn or field. Same is true if the drain field becomes overloaded with liquid. It will mount up until it pushes up through the ground and you have wastewater puddles on your recently mowed lawn.
In addition, when you maintain your septic system, you save money. If you have your septic system inspected and pumped on a regular basis, you won’t have to get the entire system replaced when it fails.
Pumping is an important part of the septic system, depending on how many people live in your house. If your septic tank is meant for a household of three, and you have a family of nine, that septic system will quickly become overloaded. A septic system that isn’t working properly will also lower the value of your home.
The other reason is that when a septic system works, it is good for the environment because it creates clean water. When it doesn’t work, that wastewater goes into the environment, including into groundwater that quickly becomes contaminated.
Roughly 25 per cent of homes in the United States use septic systems, and they flush four billion gallons of wastewater every single day into the ground. If those systems are not working, it won’t take long to contaminate a lot of drinking water.
It is the system you never think about until it stops working, then you won’t be able to stop thinking about it. Proper maintenance is key to a properly working septic system.
Excavating For New System Installation
There comes a time in any property’s life when the property needs to be altered. It could be because you are putting in a septic system, or you could be installing a new house with a large basement, doing trenching, or just altering the entire property through xeroscaping. Regardless of how you are doing it, doing it right is very important, especially when it comes to safety. Excavation is a large job, and heavy machinery is often needed. In addition, there is the need for expertise to make sure all measurements are followed, especially for something like a basement that needs to be the exact dimensions needed for the home. As a result, hiring us for excavation brings you professionalism, experience, efficiency and a cost-effective approach to breaking ground on that new project, literally.
We will work with you through the entire process of excavation, from planning the hole you need in the ground, to actually tearing into the ground with our machinery run by professionals with years of experience. In addition, once the hole is there, we can deal with the large amount of dirt that is left behind. We are with you for the entire process to make sure it is done exactly to your specifications, on the budget we set, and the schedule you want.
Foundation Repair Maybe Needed
Homes are wonderful things, but they don’t last forever. Eventually, homes begin to break down and where the cracks first begin to appear tends to be in the foundation itself. The foundation is vital to your home, since it is literally what your home rests on. Over time, cracks and breaks can form and if not dealt with, can lead to major problems down the road. You don’t want to be in that situation, and we are here to make sure you don’t have to worry about your foundation.
Cracks will happen, and we can determine if those cracks are based on the normal movement of the Earth under the home, or if it is a sign of a more serious problem. As well, once cracks appear, moisture can develop in the basement, which leads to mold. Our team of professionals will be able to waterproof your basement including through the use of a waterproof membrane, while also patching cracks and making sure your home stays on solid ground.
The last thing you want is for your foundation to be compromised. Our team will help you with a cost-effective approach that gets your home back on level ground, and you back on solid footing knowing your home is ready to be your oasis in the world for the next few decades.
Demolition Of Existing Systems
Sometimes before you can build anything new, you need to get rid of the old first. When you are dealing with a home, store or other structure, sometimes that means demolition. There is the belief that anyone with a sledgehammer can do a demolition, and that is what leads to emergency room visits. Demolition is a dangerous process, since you are literally tearing down a building around you. It needs to be done in an ordered and proper process. Failure to do that could result in tearing out a wall that is holding up the roof.
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Our team is licenced to remove everything from the demolition and take it to a landfill that can handle the assorted items that come from a building demolition. These days, you never know if the demolition will deal with harmful materials like asbestos, so it is important to be as safe as possible when breaking down a building.
You can break down the building yourself, but then you are left with the mess of the building to deal with. You don’t have to worry about that with us because we will be able to remove everything from the demolition so all you are left with is a spot where a building once stood. That way, you can begin planning the new construction process almost immediately.
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Once you have the new building in, you need to think about getting services to your building. This means making sure you get sewer, hydro and water to the building or home. It is not as simple as just getting the lines in, and that is where we come in. From the planning of the site services, which must be submitted to local authorities at the municipal office in order to get a building permit, to the process of trenching, we will be able to help you through the entire task of getting a site serviced. In addition, our team of professionals are bonded, which means we are allowed to handle site servicing, and that gives you the peace of mind knowing you are working with a company that knows what it is doing, and is trusted by the government to get the job done.
With trenching, it can be a dangerous process due to the digging of deep holes that are very long but not wide. Without proper bracing, they can collapse and that makes safety during the trenching process paramount. That is why we follow all the safety guidelines and tackle every job in a professional manner to make sure that no one is ever injured. When you contract us to do site servicing, you are getting a company that will do the job in an efficient manner, without high costs, allowing you to get down to the business of planning your future at your new business, or your life in your new home.
For every job, there is a different type of aggregate and for every task, there is the need to find a company that can handle the job. We are that company. Aggregate delivery, which is the delivery of materials such as sand, dirt, rocks, stone and more, for large jobs, is something we do very well. Whether you are putting in a pool and need the right type of soil under it for the liner, or if you are putting in a foundation and need rocks for the mixture, we can make sure that you get everything on time and on budget.
The key is on time here, because with any construction job, one delay can lead to countless more delays as things begin to fall behind. One hour delay in delivery of the aggregate could result in 10 hours of backed up work within a week. We don’t want that to happen, and that is why when we say we will deliver something at a certain time, we are going to make sure that is exactly what happens. That is our guarantee to you.
No matter the type of aggregate you need, we can get it to you when you need it at a price you can afford. In addition, we will even help you determine what sort of aggregate you need for the construction job. Each type of aggregate does its job differently, and you want to get the right aggregate for the right job, and we can help make that happen.
Once all the major renovations are done, the septic system is installed or built, and the property is cleared, you may want to begin beautifying things. You don’t want a patch of dirt where the septic tank was buried, so how about putting in a beautiful flower garden. That area where you cleared those old trees would make a great vegetable garden now. Why not try that? Not familiar with how to do it? Don’t worry, we can help with that too.
Our professionals don’t just dig the hole or clear the property, we even help you get that property looking great through garden design. You could say we are a jack-of-all-trades company, and we are committed to helping you from the very beginning of the process all the way to the end, with the end being the garden design.
We are with you every step, and with garden design we can help you design that new garden on your property, while also assisting you with knowing what flowers are best in our environment, what vegetables grow best and more.
With us, you get the whole shebang, from the moment the backhoe digs into the dirt, to the moment you plant that first flower in the garden.
Call (844) 440-8668 for all septic enquiries.