Microfibers and Septic Care: A New Wastewater Treatment Challenge

Microfibers and Septic Care: A New Wastewater Treatment Challenge Written By Sara Heger; published in Onsite Installer January 30, 2017 Issue; edited for our blog post Microfibers released in washing machines can wreak havoc on soil treatment systems over time. New...

Troubleshooting Effluent Filter Use and Extra Maintenance Issues

Effluent Screen Troubleshooting By Sara Heger; published in Onsite Installer March 2017 Issue; edited for our blog post If a screen requires servicing more frequently than anticipated by design, either the effluent screen or the wastewater characteristics should be...

An easy way to find a septic tank lid under the snow!

973-383-2112 or email us at info@wilsonseptic.com! I Our septic tank is a 1000 gallon concrete round tank buried 12″ deep and the lid is located under the large melted grass section in the pictures above! We have a few other ways to locate your tank if this easy...

What is a baffle filter?

Septic Tank Baffle Filters You’ve made a small investment in a baffle filter- an excellent way for a homeowner to extend the life of their septic system.  Septic waste must be kept in the tank for your system to work as designed.  A properly installed and maintained...

Replacement of Septic System Components

 Many homeowners believe that once a septic system has been installed, it will continue to work forever without any maintenance or repairs.  Most septic systems, even with regularly scheduled maintenance, have a lifespan of 10 to 30 years.  All homeowners should...

Residential Septic Tank Information & Repairs

Common repairs to septic systems: Jetting a clogged line or laterals Repairing or Replacing a Distribution Box Baffle Replacements  Line repairs or replacements Effluent Filters Installation of a Riser for Easier Servicing Replacement Lids Diagnostic services Useful...

Do’s and Don’ts of Septic Service

Do… Inspect your tank for signs of sludge buildup and make sure the baffles are in working order. Pump you tank as needed (every 2-3 years for year round residences and 4-5 years for seasonal residences), and keep a written record (ask about our complimentary...