It cannot be over-emphasized – what you put down your drains
has a huge impact on your septic system. For people who have always
lived in homes with city sewer connections, getting used to the
limitations of a septic system can be difficult. However, if you
aren’t diligent about keeping certain items out of your
There are thousands of products sold in retail stores for
septic tanks. While the makers of these products or additives claim
they are needed or at least beneficial, there are experts who
report that they can do more harm than good. Before spending money
on any additive claiming to improve your septic system, fix
If you own a home with a septic system, you should have an
idea of how expensive these systems are to repair or replace.
Maintaining your septic system should always be a priority, and
reducing your household water usage is a great way of protecting
your system while doing your part to conserve vital resources.