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03.08.19 •  Septic System Due Diligence When Shopping For A Home

When shopping for a new home, you obviously want one in excellent condition. However, sometimes looks can be deceiving and your dream home could have some nightmare septic system problems. Avoid excessive septic system repairs by conducting an on-site inspection of your septic system. Here are some things to look out for and to expect during this process. Make Moves Before Your Septic System Inspection Before your official septic system inspection is scheduled, you will want to find out some more information about the property and its past. Age Matters The average septic system has a life expectancy of 25-30…


02.24.19 •  Important Environmental Benefits of Portable Restrooms

Although Earth Day isn’t until April 22, we believe it is never too early to start keeping your local ecosystem clean. Did you know that by renting porta potties from Texas Johns you are helping to preserve Mother Nature as well as creating comfortable restrooms for your event guests? Take a look at these four environmental benefits that should encourage you to go with a portable restroom for your next big outdoor event. Portable Restrooms Help Prevent the Spread of Disease When outdoor events don’t have proper restroom availability, there is always the threat of disease spreading in the area.…


02.08.19 •  4 Porta Potty Etiquette Tips for Spring Flings

Spring is slowly showing its face in Texas and it will soon be time for family reunions, music festivals, and other outdoor events that require portable restrooms. Unfortunately, at some of these events, many people forget that the porta potty is a shared experience in a crowd and that certain etiquette measures should apply. The next time you are at an outing where porta-potties are in use, make sure to keep these four etiquette tips in mind that will make you a friendly neighbor. 1. Nobody Likes a Line Jumper Regardless of how bad you have the urge to use…


01.31.19 •  The Dangers of Backup Due to Septic System Problems

Sure, a leaking pipe or running faucet can be an issue to many homeowners, but the most dreaded plumbing problem is sewage backup. Not only does this indicate some major septic system problems, but it is also a huge health hazard for the people in the vicinity of the backup. It’s important that homeowners understand what causes backup and its danger to their health. These are all part of the importance of regularly scheduled septic system maintenance. What Septic System Problems Cause Backup? Septic backup is a problem that is usually the cause of an overflowing septic tank. If your…


01.04.19 •  Your Septic System and Soap Damage

Soap is a material that we all rely on daily. From scrubbing up in the shower to filling our appliances with detergent, soap is a necessity to keeping our lives clean. Another necessity for cleanliness is a well-maintained septic system. Your septic system may seem like a literal tank, but it is actually more delicate than you’d expect; especially when it comes to soap. Find out how your soap and detergents could be damaging your system and how you can select products that keep you and your septic tank happy. Is Antibacterial Soap Bad for Your System? Your septic system…


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