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Homeowners – Don’t Neglect Your Septic System!

Most of the time, your septic system quietly burbles away in the backyard, very efficiently turning waste products into nutrients that the earth uses to nourish plant life.  When it’s working correctly, a septic system is a pleasure to own.  When it malfunctions, it’s a complete headache.  It can make unpleasant odours, unexpected flooding, and render your home’s sinks and toilets inoperable.  And it will always act up at the least convenient time – in the middle of the night, or a few minutes before the first guests arrive for your big party.

Instead of waiting for a problem to – ahem – arise, practice regular preventive maintenance on your septic system – the grease trap (if you have one), the tank itself, and the weeping tiles in the septic field.

Edenflo family owned business

In BC’s lower mainland, Edenflo Pump Truck Services is your go-to provider of septic and holding tank service.  We’re a family owned business, and we understand the concerns faced by homeowners with septic tanks.  We’ve devised a strategy of periodic preventive maintenance that will keep your septic system working as designed without any hiccups.  We’ll come and inspect at predetermined intervals, and perform only the work that’s required.  If the sludge build up in your septic tank warrants pumping (which all do, in intervals of one to five years or so) we’ll clean it out. We can use video line inspection to ensure that your main sewer line is clear of obstructions, and we can use hydro flushing to clean any blockages, and even clean your septic field.  But we’ll only do what needs to be done to keep your system operating, trouble free.

Edenflo serves all of the lower mainland with the best septic tank service including Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Delta, Surrey, Langley, White Rock, Richmond and as far away as Lions Bay.

For more information about regular maintenance services offered by Edenflo, and to find out why you need to sign up for the peace of mind this service will give you, call 604-575-1414 or fill out our online request for service.

Septic Tank Requires Regular Maintenance

Your septic system / tank is meant to separate liquids from solids and to provide some breakdown of organic matter in the wastewater. However, if proper maintenance is not conducted on a regular basis, issues can occur that could impact your septic system, yard, home and belongings.
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Below are some clear identifiers that your septic system may not be functioning optimally:
  • The ground around the septic tank or over the leaching bed may be soggy or spongy to walk on.
  • Toilets, showers and sinks may back up or may take longer than usual to drain.
  • Occasional sewage odours may become noticeable, particularly after a rainfall.
  • Gray or black liquids may be surfacing in your yard or backing up through fixtures into the house.

EdenFlo offers preventive maintenance packages  that will help you avoid costly repairs that can sometimes affect aging or neglected septic systems. Based on the age of your system and the number of people using the system, we will give you friendly reminders when it’s close to time to clean your system. Whether you live in Vancouver, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Buranby, New Westminster, Delta or White rock, EdenFlo can provide regular septic service that includes a  a routine maintenance inspection.     Give us a call at 604 575 1414 or email us at service@edenflo.ca to book a complimentary consultation.

3 Tips on How to Maintain Your Lower Mainland Septic Tank

Maintaining your septic tank is not just for those who live in rural areas. Even homeowners in urban parts of the lower mainland should ensure they take adequate care of their septic tank to prevent contamination of groundwater. A failing septic system can also lead to foul odor and soggy lawns. To prevent a full-blown disaster, it helps to know how to maintain your septic tank.

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Here are 3 easy tips you can do to maintain your septic tank.

Use Water More Efficiently.

In a typical family living in a single-family home, you can expect each person to use about 70 gallons of water per day. Any water that goes into the drains ends up in the septic system. You can take the following measures to prevent overloading the system:

  • If toilets or taps leak, get them fixed right away
  • Use dishwasher when it is completely loaded or run a shorter cycle to reduce water consumption
  • Install aerators on faucets to reduce the flow of water and minimize your consumption
  • Use energy efficient washing machine or reduce water level when washing smaller loads of laundry
  • Use a displacer in the flush system to reduce the water required to flush the toilet

Watch What You Put In The Toilet.

Anything you flush will end up in the septic tank, which is meant solely for human waste, household gray water, and toilet paper. Don’t dispose the following via your toilet:

  • Cat litter
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Coffee grounds
  • Facial tissues
  • Condoms
  • Dental floss
  • Cigarette butts
  • Household chemicals
  • Grease

The above items can clog the system and adversely effect the bacteria balance that breakdown the human waste. Grease can clog your septic field and the soil will find it difficult to absorb the liquid. If the septic field gets clogged, you will need to find a new one and that can be a costly undertaking.

Take Care of the Septic Field

If your septic field gets soggy, it won’t be able to absorb liquids. Make sure the run off from your eaves troughs and downspouts are away from the field. Plan your home foundation and landscaping in such a way that there is no risk of rainwater soaking into the field.

Do not drive a vehicle over the septic field. It may cause significant damage and the repairs will be costly.

EdenFlo is the trusted provider of septic tank pumping in the lower mainland.  When you pump your tank or septic field with EdenFlo, you know you are getting the best service.  Whether your septic service needs are in Vancouver, Aldergrove, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, New Westminster, Delta or White Rock, EdenFlo can provide pumping service for you.  We will also over a complimentary inspection of your system while we are there.  Give us a call at 604 575 1414 or email us at service@edenflo.ca to book your next septic service.

 

 

 

EdenFlo Wins Prestigious Top Three Septic Service Award for Lower Mainland.

If you are wondering about whether there is a difference in the quality for such a basic need as septic tank service.  You should think again.

3 Best Rated

EdenFlo has built their septic service based on two proven ingredients.   Courteous, well trained staff, with quality modern reliable equipment.  For over a decade, the new owners of EdenFlo Vacuum Truck service have followed this recipe.    Customers in Delta, Surrey, Langley, White Rock, Richmond and as far away as Lions Bay and Abbotsford have benefited from our service.

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Although septic service is not something that you normally comment on, a survey by  ThreeBestRated.ca found EdenFlo customers were extremely happy with EdenFlo’s service.    ThreeBestRated is a North American rating agency that provides genuine “non paid” ratings for different products and services in major urban centres.

EdenFlo is proud to be named as a top three provider and plans to continue to offer a great service to it’s customers.