Disposable Materials Not Suitable for Septic Systems

You can keep your septic tank in good working order by avoiding putting certain products into the system. Many products fill the tank with solid material, which will decrease the efficiency of your septic system and many become solid in the system, or on its way into the system, and can block the passageway. Be […]

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Are Flushable Wipes Septic Safe?

Technicians at Capewide Enterprises have removed flushable wipes from clogged sewer ejection chambers and plumbing piping – and it’s not an easy task! Although flushable wipes are flushable, it’s beyond the toilet where they cause problems. Flushable wipes get caught up in the septic system as well as the pipes of household plumbing (by catching […]

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Should I Use Septic Additives?

There are many additives on the market that claim to improve biological activity in septic systems. Research has shown that there is little, if any, benefit gained by adding additives to a septic system. Some chemical additives can potentially harm the soil in the drain field and contaminate the groundwater.  Most importantly, a wide range […]

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Watch Dirty Jobs Episode – Mike Rowe as Septic Tank Technician

Watch the Septic Tank Technician episode of Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs, in which host Mike Rowe is shown working as a Septic Technician for a day.  Capewide Enterprises is not affiliate with this show,  this episode is made available to our website visitors for informational and entertainment purposes only. [column1_2] [/column1_2] [column1_2_last] [/column1_2_last]

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