Septic System Additives

There are tens of thousands of people that own a septic system and are curious about the many things that can be done to help extend the life of the system. There are a number of different septic system additives which can be added to these systems to help assist in the disposal and treatment of a number of different waste in a system. These mere additives are able to deliver a powerful one two punch and have been shown to help extend the life of the system for a long time.

The problem becomes that you need to find additives that are able to promote the healthy disposal of a number of different types of waste. There are a number of these additives that when added to the septic system will actually do a more damage than good. This is a serious issue that needs to be looked at before a decision is made to utilize a product in hopes of rehabilitating the system.

Toxic chemicals such as caustic soda, acids, hydrogen peroxide and many others can quickly cause irreversible damage to most any system. Only apply concentrated bacteria and enzyme formulations in order to best mirror the natural biological activity found in all healthy septic systems.

Taking a look at the ingredients that are listed on these products, there will be a lot of different items that you will have little to no idea what exactly they are, this in turn will lead a lot of these people to make a decision based on the fact that it sounds like it will do a good job. In actuality, the product barely does anything and in many cases may lead to a breakdown in the entire system as a whole.

This breakdown will lead to a number of issues including an expensive trip from your septic service professional with a mission to add proper bacteria back into your tank in hopes of restoring proper levels of bacteria and enzymes. If the issue is severe enough, this will lead to a complete and total replacement of the septic system. This is however, a rare case as many people catch any issues long before they tend to cause a very serious issue with their system.

When buying these additives, make sure that you know what it is that you are buying. If you are not sure, then take some time and talk to a professional that will be able to tell you the things that you are or do not need for your system. This can be a serious issue that with the right guidance, will lead to you making a decision that is right for you and your septic needs. Don’t let a lack of knowledge be the thing that keeps you from getting the right product for your needs.