How do you know when a septic tank needs emptying?

Typically, a septic tank need emptying around once a year – although this can vary. If you have a larger family or a lot of visitors, maybe this will occur more frequently – but be sure to remember to check. It’s best not to rely on a reminder email – that’s fine for eye tests […]

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What Is A Percolation Test?

A percolation test is a method of determining how quickly water drains away from soil. Basically, it involves digging a hole to a specified depth, filling it with water and measuring how long it takes to soak into the earth. The results depend on various factors, the most significant being the composition of the soil. […]

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What to do about tree root damage to a septic tank

Damage from tree roots is a common problem for underground septic tanks or small sewage treatment plants. Often the issue can take several years to develop but over time, if left untreated, it can become complex and costly to fix. In properties with a lot of trees and shrubs, roots can put pressure on the […]

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Septic tank troubleshooting tips

A septic tank should last for several years, even decades, before needing replacing – but that doesn’t mean everything always runs smoothly. If your tank is causing problems, there are steps that can be taken to address some of the more common issues. What’s wrong with my septic tank? Certain problems are relatively easy to […]

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Septic Tanks and The Environment

As we all try to be more environmentally conscious, we are often asked about septic tanks and the environment. Are septic tanks bad for the environment? Is there a more eco-friendly alternative? In this blog we’ll try and answer your questions on septic tanks and the environment and give you the most eco-friendly sewage treatment […]

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General Binding Rules FAQs

We often get asked an array of questions by our customers when it comes to General Binding Rules. We’ve listed some of the most common below, but, if we haven’t answered your question here then don’t hesitate to get in touch by calling 01794 517 770. General Binding Rules FAQs What updates were made to […]

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Environmental Permits For Drainage Systems

There is often a lot of confusion amongst homeowners about whether you need environmental permits for drainage systems. In this blog, we’ll try to clear up that confusion, informing you whether your septic tank needs a permit and how to apply. Do I Need An Environmental Permit For My Drainage System? Sadly, this isn’t a […]

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