News & Advice

Things you should never flush into a septic tank

This may seem like an obvious list, however, flushing some items down your septic tank can cause really nasty and costly problems with your drainage. And, you’d be surprised the things we find buried in people’s septic tanks during investigations! So we’re running through a list of things you should never flush into a septic […]

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Septic Tank Emptying: What You Need To Know

We know it’s not the nicest conversation topic, but, we need to talk about septic tank emptying. Having your septic tank emptied regularly by a reputable firm is essential to avoiding larger septic tank problems. So, in this blog we’re running through everything you need to know about septic tank emptying to keep your drainage […]

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Summer Septic Tank Problems

Most of the time, septic tanks run smoothly with minimal issues. While summertime isn’t a particularly problem season for septic tanks and soakaways, many of us can notice septic tank problems during the summer as we spend an increasing amount of time outside. And let’s face it, no one wants a badly smelling septic tank […]

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How To Keep Your Drainage System In Good Working Order

It’s been a somewhat unusual time for us here in the UK and even more so for those in other countries. If you’re someone lucky enough to live in a rural retreat, solitude might be easy enough for you. But it will most likely mean you are not connected to a mains drainage system and […]

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What To Do If Your Soakaway Fails

Unless you’ve been living in a dungeon, you cannot fail to have seen how much rain there has been in England over the past couple of months. Whilst it has given us plenty of opportunities to hibernate with a good book, such a hefty downpour has caused all manner of problems for homeowners from leaking […]

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Septic Tank Regulation Changes 1 month On: Why Was Change Needed?

If you’re the owner of a septic tank, you should be well aware that as of 1st January 2020, it became illegal to discharge your waste directly into a watercourse. For some time, it had been the rule that new septic tank installations necessitated the inclusion of a drainage field but existing ones were ok…until […]

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When should you conduct a septic tank survey when buying a new home?

Septic Tank Survey When Buying A New Home: Why, What and When? Buying a new home is one of the most exciting, if stressful, times of your life. There are so many things to consider and worryingly, so many things that can go wrong, that you want to ensure you don’t fall foul of the […]

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Septic Tank Problem? – Need A Septic Tank Repair?

Got a problem with your septic tank? Here at Proseptic we can carry out an inspection and a septic tank repair to help resolve the issue. We know it is often difficult to realise you have a problem with your tank unless something usually unpleasant happens! You may think the older your tank is the […]

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2020 New Regulations – Domestic Sewage Treatment Systems

2020 brought with it new regulations concerning domestic sewage treatment systems. Regulations now require treating all waste liquid so that it is safe and clean enough to filter back into the ground or a waterway system. Proseptic can provide these new domestic sewage treatment systems and help you with professional advice. It is not as […]

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What is a CCTV drain survey?

It is important that drainpipes are checked regularly in order to catch any potential problems before they develop into significant issues. Damaged drainpipes can result in costly repairs for homeowners, so it is important to catch the problems early. If your drainpipes have been displaying signs of potential problems, such as blocked sinks, baths, or […]

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