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    Avoid anti-bacterial soap and cleaners. The University of Arizona states, "That while a single use has little to no effect, normal hand and dish washing with antibacterial agents can stunt the work of the septic bacteria. Excessive use of antibacterial products in the home can "cause significant and even total destruction of the bacteria population.” Add beneficial bacteria with EcoEthic Septic Treatment.  It contains waste digesting microbes that improve your septic system function.   For more information on how septic systems work, please go to the EcoEthic Septic Treatment page and scroll down to watch an excellent video and...

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Spring has sprung. Okay not quite where we are, but we were tempted with some lovely  spring weather and at EcoEthic Inc that means septic care!!  Here are a few handy tips to Spring your septic back into action.  Spring Septic Checklist   Check for leaks in toilets and faucets!!  A common culprit is toilet flapper valves. Book your Septic Pump out!  Has it been 3 - 5 years since the honeywagons' last visit?  If so, or you have no idea it is time call your Septic Pumper. Boost your septic with EcoEthic Septic Treatment.  It contains billions of specific...

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The ultimate leach field (tile bed) protection is a Septic Effluent Filter!  Replacing the leach field or tile bed is extremely costly and not always a suitable option. Best "septic owner" practices include being conservative with water use, avoiding harsh chemicals and proper maintenance and scheduled servicing.  Those practices, along with a quality effluent filter will go a long way in preserving and extending the life of your septic system.This effluent filter keeps your leach fields safe with twice the filtration area of most residential filters. The entire filter is in the effluent, making the filter 100% effective. The best...

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One drop of water into your drain (aka septic) is one drop of effluent out to your tile bed/leach field.  Use smaller amounts of water over longer periods of time.  Spread laundry over several days, instead of doing it all in one day. This will allow the solids in the septic tank time to settle so they will not get flushed out into the tile bed/leaching bed.Watch out for dripping faucets and leaking toilet flapper valves!  Repair promptly.  You can check to see if your toilet valve is leaking by adding food colouring to toilet water reservoir tank.  Wait 30...

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If you have a crowd coming over, that is definitely the time to add beneficial bacteria to your septic. Extra people are an extra load.  EcoEthic Septic Treatment contains all the necessary strains of digestive microbes to break down all the components of waste including, paper fibre, soap scum & grease.  Proper septic function in the tank results in a longer life of your overall system.  If you have a particularly large crowd, consider the rental of a portable toilet to take the burden off your septic system.

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