1. The Dangers of Heavy Rain

    If heavy rain is on the forecast, you may be asking yourself: Should I be worried about my septic system? After all, our septic systems can get backed up if they're overloaded. But does rain cause an impact on the system itself, since it’s only supposed to take care of rainwater? Well unfortunately, your septic system can still back up during a heavy rain, even if it’s only connected to septic…Read More

  2. Cons of Buying a Home with a Septic System b & b pumping decatur

    Cons of Buying a Home with a Septic System

    In our last blog post, we discussed the pros of buying a home with a septic system. We learned that there are many advantages to a residential septic system near Decatur, TX, such as being affordable, being environmentally-friendly, and being low maintenance. That being said, there are some cons to owning a septic system as well. B & B Pumping serves the greater Decatur area with the best resi…Read More

  3. Pros of Buying a Home with a Septic System b & b pumping azle

    Pros of Buying a Home with a Septic System

    Many people are surprised to learn that septic systems are actually quite common in the United States. In fact, they were the first systems to process waste before the invention of the wastewater treatment plants. Thus, approximately 25% of US residences and commercial buildings use septic systems. Some are shared, and they aren't just in rural areas. Here in Texas, they are quite common, indeed. …Read More

  4. Why You Need Regular Commercial Septic Tank Services b & b pumping decatur

    Why You Need Regular Commercial Septic Tank Services

    Septic systems, whether you have an aerobic or conventional septic tank system, a residential or a commercial septic tank system, all function basically the same way. Waste makes it way from your home or business via pipes to the septic tank. Here, solid waste remains in the tank. Oxygen and bacteria are mixed in to break down the waste products. The solid matter sinks to the bottom while the wast…Read More

  5. tips to choose septic tank company B & B pumping azle

    Tips for Hiring a Septic Tank Company

    Many of your items, machines, and systems can break, and you'd be fine for a few days. From your refrigerator and car to your washing machine and air conditioning unit, if these systems fail, you simply call the appropriate repair company and await repair service. However, if your septic system fails, you have a major need that usually can't wait, especially if your septic system is backing up int…Read More

  6. Who Invented the Septic Tank?

    Since the beginning of time, what to do with human waste has been a conundrum. In the beginning, humans simply found different spots in the woods to use the restroom and then they buried the contents. Soon, people realized that water would wash their wastes downstream of where they were living, keeping their areas free from waste products. However, as societies grew and so did the population, this…Read More

  7. history of sewer rats b & b pumping azle

    History of Rats in Sewers

    Most of us know that the Black Plague was caused by fleas that lived on rats that then bit humans. Once humans caught the disease, they passed it from person to person through the air. It was caused by a bacterium that was so deadly that people who were healthy one day could be dead the next. So how did rats get in our sewers anyways? B & B Pumping is a septic system cleaning company based in …Read More

  8. History of Sewers

    Waste products are a part of being human. It's how our bodies function. We eat, and our bodies get rid of what is not needed through waste. However, waste products, if consumed by us such as in our water supply, can cause us illnesses and even death. Plus, waste smells, so it's imperative to ensure waste products are properly disposed of. However, this is something humans had to develop over time.…Read More

  9. Sewage Seepage Graphic

    When is it Time to Replace Your Septic Tank?

    When properly installed and treated to regular maintenance, your septic tank should serve you and your home for decades with no real issues. But eventually, your septic tank will start to show signs of its age.  If you think you’re in need of a new septic tank, here are a few signs that it’s time for a replacement. There’s a Funny Smell in Your Home Do you smell it? That smell. A kind of sm…Read More

  10. Septic Tank Being Buried

    How to Deal with An Abandoned Septic System

    Septic systems are one of two modern alternatives to disposing of human waste properly (the other being connecting to your city’s sewer system). Needless to say, this is important because human waste, when it contaminates our water system, can cause dangerous illnesses that can cause death, as frequently happened hundreds of years ago before the advent of modern sewer systems.  B&B Pumping …Read More