By Charley Parker on 29/01/2018

You may not think about your septic tank every day but it’s still important to regularly maintain your system. Septic tanks consist of multiple factors that work together to keep everything running efficiently and correctly. If one of these aspects fail, your property can be exposed to contamination. Appropriate care and consistent maintenance will prevent any system failures. 
Here at Drain Doctor Oxford we advise our customers to have their septic tanks serviced every 3-5 years. This way, it ensures your septic tank continues to work well and keeps the system healthy. Therefore will save you money in the long-run.
Everything that is flushed away will end up in your septic tank, therefore non-biodegradable items will immediately impact the functionality of your machine. There are many things one can do in order to prevent any serious problems within the system. For example, never flush anything other than human waste and toilet paper down your toilet. Furthermore, try to use water efficiently and avoid excessive hate. It is also a good idea to avoid using harsh cleaning products as these may kill the necessary bacteria in your septic tank. Another good tip is to take care of the area around your septic tank, make sure you never plant trees or park cars above the tank. 
If you have any questions or concerns or indeed are encountering any such issues, then please don’t hesitate to contact us for some help and advice on 01865389804 or 08000154767 or visit our website: for further information on all the services we provide.


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