Microbe-lift Septic Tank Treatment Bacterial And Enzymatic Additive
Sep 30, 2016
Microbe-lift Septic Tank Treatment: Bacterial And Enzymatic Additive
Most septic issues are gradual with subtle warning signs, but eventually almost every issue will damage the somewhat delicate drainfield. If the drainfield loses its ability to absorb wastewater, then a contractor might have to dig up and move the drainfield or completely replace the soil. You can imagine the cost of trucking in dirt for a brand new field. Although they may get rid of your problem, they can also cause you another kind of headache the financial kind.
So how do you avoid having to pay for such costly service?
For starters, you can try to maintain a properly working septic tank. Avoid throwing unnecessary materials down your toilet bowls such as cigarette butts, sanitary napkins, condoms, kitty litter, etc. These items are non-biodegradable and non-compactable; they just sit in the tank until they're pumped out. These things can cause a slow building clog in your drainfield due to a cascading effect:
1. Non-biodegradable items take up extra space in the tank.
2. The sludge level of the tank rises faster than expected.
3. The tank isn't pumped in time.
4. The volume in the tank decreases to a critical level.
5. As new waste enters the tank, wastewater is forced out before suspended solids have had time to settle to the bottom.
6. Suspended solids escape from the tank cause the small pipes and soil of the drainfield to clog.
Maintaining a working and effective septic system is not rocket science. All you have to do is remember to pump on a regular basis, avoid using the garbage disposal, and only flush water and waste down the toilet. Another aspect of an efficient tank is its naturally occurring bacterial colony; these bacteria continuously digest waste material reducing it's mass. The bacteria can't digest all the waste material. A good way of looking at it is the bacteria eat our waste as food and produce energy, gas, water, and their own waste. Since they can't digest all the waste, pumping is still necessary; however, a vibrant bacterial colony greatly reduces the required pumping frequency. By the way, this is the main reason that non-biodegradable products are so damaging if flushed. Human waste is reduced and compacted by the bacteria, but man-made objects continue to take up 100% of the space they occupy.
Using additives like Microbe Lift Septic can help restore and strengthen the tank's naturally occurring bacteria colony. The bacteria in Microbe Lift are specially formulated for the septic tank; in addition, it contains enzymes to help the bacteria quickly break down larger waste molecules like proteins, fats, and starches. Here are some of the benefits:
1. Breaks down the grease and oils that have built-up in the septic system over the years, thus avoiding clogs and sluggish movements of waste materials
2. Breaks down some of the grease and starches that can clog the drainfield distribution pipes
3. Reduces the foul odor that can occur in the drain pipes and tank.
4. Restores bacteria that have been killed off by the use of strong household disinfectants and cleaners
5. Improves overall septic performance, thus potentially increasing the span of time between having your tanks pumped
The anaerobic bacteria found in Microbe-Lift Septic are all-natural bacteria, derived from natural and organic sources. Independent studies and laboratory tests conducted can attest to this fact. The bacteria in Microbe Lift are not harmful to people or animals; however, it's recommended to keep pets from drinking toilet water where Microbe Lift was recently flushed. In addition, Microbe-Lift is safe for the environment.