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The Do's and Don'ts of Septic System Maintenance

Septic systems need regular maintenance to prevent major problems. Homeowners in San Francisco who have septic tanks should schedule regular service calls to get them pumped out. This reduces the risk of septic system failure. Additionally, homeowners should use bacterial additives, septic system filters, and water conservation devices like low-flow shower heads and toilets.

For more helpful tips, talk to the septic tank maintenance experts and watch this video. It advises against using powder dishwasher detergent, doing multiple loads of laundry on the same day, and planting anything except for grass over the leach field. Do choose eco-friendly, biodegradable household cleaners, which won’t adversely affect the bacterial balance in the tank.

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