First Time Home Buyer

First Time Home Buyers Guide To Septic Systems

If you’re a first time home buyer in the current housing market, you already know the landscape is wild, unexpected, and difficult to navigate. But, for the record, first-time buyers aren’t the only ones finding themselves bewildered by the process; even seasoned real estate pros are scrambling to understand a historically complicated housing market. The

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Drain Field

Guide to Preventing Drain Field Problems

Whether you’re buying a home with a septic tank for the first time or you’ve lived in one all your life, it’s not uncommon to have questions about how your septic system works. These questions can quickly become more pressing, however, when you have obvious trouble with your drain field or other components of your

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Mound Septic System

What are Mound Septic Systems?

Have you noticed any houses in your neighborhood with a large mound in the yard, perhaps with pipes sticking out of it? This is a sign of mound septic systems. These drain fields are designed to overcome certain environmental conditions that regular units may be unable to handle. If your septic system fails to operate

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Wisconsin Septic System Inspection

Wisconsin Septic System Inspections

If you own a home or business in Wisconsin, you know that septic system inspections are necessary for property ownership. While they may not be the most exciting thing in the world, they are important in order to ensure that your septic system is functioning properly. Septic systems are an essential part of Wisconsin’s infrastructure

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Septic System

Are Septic Systems Eco-Friendly?

Septic Systems have not only revolutionized the way we treat our waste, but also our impact on the environment. Many people may not realize this, but septic systems that are properly maintained are doing good beyond their homes. Whether you live in a city or rural community, septic tanks are good for the environment as

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Septic System vs Sewer System

Septic System vs Sewer System: Pros and Cons

There are two basic types of plumbing systems that are commonly used for homes: septic system vs. sewer system. Sewer systems allow waste to travel from the home and into a public sewer, while septic systems are designed to treat waste inside a concrete holding tank. Although these two systems are very similar in design

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Septic System Backups

What You Need To Know About Septic System Backups

How often do you think about your septic system? Probably not very often, but you always hope it’s working without any issues. But, what happens if it does break or fail? Septic system backups are not only unpleasant but can be dangerous.  Septic systems are buried underground and are designed to collect and treat sewage

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maintaining a septic system

Do’s and Don’ts for Maintaining a Septic System

Homebuying today is a different beast than just a few years ago. Historically high demand and low inventory have created an incredibly hot market, and a huge uptick in remote work has buyers considering homes farther from city centers. Unfortunately, giving up the hustle and bustle of the city for the quiet privacy of less

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buying a home with a septic system

3 Things You Need to Know About Buying a Home with a Septic System

Today’s real estate market is beyond hot, with far more prospective buyers on the hunt than homes available for purchase. Such a strong seller’s market means buyers can often find themselves considering properties they might not consider under other circumstances, especially in more rural locations. Living a bit off the beaten path means more privacy

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understanding your septic system

Understanding Your Septic System & How it Works

Understanding your septic system can feel overwhelming if you’ve never lived with one before. The last thing you want is to get your home’s waste management system wrong and dealing with a self-contained system can be intimidating if you only have experience with a municipal sewer. Fortunately, once you have a handle on the basics,

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