|Posted by einstein on February 04, 2004 at 11:45:23:|
|In response to Re: septic tank additive -Reworded version|
: : : : Do the septic tank additves that claim to be good preventive measures to dissolve solids actually work?
: : : : Will they harm? I know you plumbers out there just say no to drano and that type of stuff. Is this in that catagory? I don't have drain problems ----yet.
: : : : Thanks, einstein
: : : A properly installed septic tank should need no additives at all. Periodic "pumpouts" are advised every 3-5 years(depending on the number of users) to remove any solids that do not break down. Also, cutting down on the use of detergents, soap, garbage, will avoid frequent pumpouts. Use a quality toilet tissue that will break down easily when wet. Good luck, Hube
: : :Hube , OK Thats the right way to keep your tank working- But I am asking "will it help at all to a tank that is due for a pump but no signs yet of a meltdown, and I don't have the bucks to pump for a while" Whats your opinion on that question? Anybody? Thanks , Einstein
:Hube--My wife said "what did Hube say now?" I said we have to suck it up and suck it up. She says I can have her portion. I thought I would share that with you. Thanks for advice, Einstein
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