How To Replace A Torn Or Damaged Diaphragm In A Septic System Aeration Pump

If your septic system's aeration pump has stopped working, it is likely the cause is a torn diaphragm. The good news is that replacement of the diaphragm is a simple repair and can be performed by almost anyone using a minimum of tools. Below is more information on diaphragm air pumps and how you can perform this easy fix: How a diaphragm air pump operates Air pumps come in several configurations, but the most commonly used air pump for septic system aeration is the diaphragm pump.

Just Bought a House With a Septic Tank? Follow These Simple Septic Do's & Don'ts

According to EPA, approximately one in five American households either share a community septic system or have their own septic tank on their property. If you've recently purchased a home with a septic system, you might not be quite sure how to maintain the tank or prevent an unnecessary breakdown. Here are a few simple do's and don'ts for every first time homeowner caring for their onsite septic system: Do Switch from Toxic Cleansers to More Eco-friendly Products

Drainage Field Care - Planting Grass Seed Over The Site

If you have recently had a new septic system installed on your property, then you probably want to do everything you possibly can to make sure that the system functions well for many years. A single septic system can last about 20 years, and this means that both the tank and drainage field will work well during the 20 year period. Unfortunately, a drainage field can fail well before the septic tank needs to be replaced.