Myths and Facts About Septic Systems

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Myths and Facts About Septic Systems   When it comes to routine care, it’s imperative that you don’t fall for the common myths floating around about what your septic system needs and doesn’t need for optimal function. So, let’s separate fact from fiction, with regard to septic system care. The EPA estimates that more than one in five households in America have septic systems. While it does process and treat solid waste matter and water, that does not mean that… Read More »Myths and Facts About Septic Systems

Do ADU’s Need a Separate Septic System?

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Do ADU’s Need a Separate Septic System?   Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU), commonly called granny flats or in-law apartments, are a great alternative for affordable housing, especially in areas with an inflated real estate market (and limited housing supply). These units serve as a secondary residence on the same property as the primary dwelling, which can be used for elderly relatives, adult children, and low-income families. Since the State of California revised its zoning regulations to simplify and enable ADU construction,… Read More »Do ADU’s Need a Separate Septic System?

Septic-Safe Guide to Planting Trees

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Septic-Safe Guide to Planting Trees There’s nothing quite like the perfect landscape to give your property that picturesque quality. Attractive landscaping with different trees and plant life boosts the property value – while absorbing C02 and providing shade – though it requires careful planning so that homeowners do not compromise the integrity of their septic system. A septic tank malfunction at your home is costly and unpleasant, but avoidable by selecting the right landscaping options in advance.  When homeowners begin… Read More »Septic-Safe Guide to Planting Trees

Wild Fire VS Septic System

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                             Wildfire Vs. Your Septic System Wildfires can be rampant and long-lasting. How does this affect your septic system? While the septic is a few feet underground, and is not initially affected by the flames themselves. They can potentially be damaged by the increased pressure of those trying to fight the fires. If this ends up being the case, here are a few measures to take in… Read More »Wild Fire VS Septic System

Which Septic Tank is Right for Your Site?

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Which Septic Tank is Right for Your Site? When it’s time for a new septic tank, there are a couple of determinants that come into play; the individual site, and the soil. These two elements determine which septic tank is right for your site. In this blog post, we are going to give you a rundown on the different types of tanks that we offer, and how different types of soil impact what kind of tank that you’ll need. We… Read More »Which Septic Tank is Right for Your Site?

The Pros and Cons of Septic Systems

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The Pros and Cons of Septic Systems Like any important decision, it’s always a good idea to make a pros and cons list before finalizing your decision! What are the benefits? Are there any foreseeable problems? Is this high quality? When it comes to your septic system, there are plenty of pros, but also some cons that you should be aware of! In this article we are going to break down a few of each for you! Pro: Environmentally friendly… Read More »The Pros and Cons of Septic Systems

How to Know When You Should Call for Septic Maintenance & Pumping

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How to Know When You Should Call for Septic Maintenance & Pumping You can trust us when we say that there is nothing more frustrating than having to deal with a septic tank problem! Septic tanks can often be overlooked or forgotten about since they are underground and usually out of sight, but there are some specific indications that will warn you to be proactive and call for help!  Drain Blockage If your bathtub, sinks, or toilets are taking a… Read More »How to Know When You Should Call for Septic Maintenance & Pumping

Acuantia: Your One-Stop Shop

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Site & Soil Evaluation Test Here at Acuantia, we are proud to say that we provide all of your septic needs! In other words, we are a one-stop shop! We are one of the only septic service companies that offer every step of the septic process. Let us show you what we mean! Step 1. Site and Soil Evaluation Before we can get to work, we take the time to come out and inspect your site and soils to make… Read More »Acuantia: Your One-Stop Shop