ARTICLES

Most septic systems for homes are underground and covered. A septic system typically consists of three components: a household wastewater pipe, a septic tank and a drain field.

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The most significant factors that affect the cost of installing a septic system are usually the system layout and the tank chosen. Location plays a major role in determining the layout of the system. For example, a steep...

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Installing or replacing a drainfield for a sewage system may cost from $2,000 to $20,000 depending on where the house is located. The homeowner may need to pay for permits, an engineer to design the system, and landscape...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

RID-X Septic Tank System Treatment restores the balance of beneficial bacteria and enzymes necessary to keep a septic system working at full efficiency. As Reckitt Benckiser, LLC explains, bacteria in the septic tank nat...

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A septic tank is the component of a septic sewage treatment system that holds waste water long enough to allow solids to settle out. Its capacity is measured in gallons. A 1,500-gallon septic tank will hold 1,500 gallons...

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There are three main categories of septic systems, including the standard gravity, pressure distribution and advanced treatment. Within these categories there can be different variations and set-ups available depending o...

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Septic systems work by separating solids from liquids in the septic tank and allowing the liquids to pass into the drain field where the soil purifies the water. Some of the solid materials in the septic tank break down ...

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