1. 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

  2. 4 Easy Ways to Keep Your Septic Tank Clean

    When properly cared for, a septic tank system can offer you years of uninterrupted use. In addition to regular maintenance carried out by a professional, you can do your part to keep your septic tank clean and functional. We use the term “clean” loosely in this context, as your tank houses some truly putrid substances.  But keeping it clean is easier than it sounds. To cut back on maintenance…Read More

  3. What Happens When Your Septic Aerator Alarm Goes Off?

    In rare cases, you might hear a high pitched buzz emanating from near your septic tank system. While you might be tempted to panic, it’s not necessary. The aerator alarm is just warning you that the water level in the tank is rising. Responding to the alarm is easy when you partner with the septic tank pumping experts at B&B Pumping. Let’s take a look at a few of the reasons that could tri…Read More

  4. Commercial Septic System Monitoring

    When you are responsible for a commercial building, many different aspects of the job require attention. Sometimes it can be overwhelming to think about all of the little ways that different things can go wrong.  One of those oft-forgotten systems is the septic. Between fire alarms, flooring care, routine maintenance, and general security measures, how do you have the time to think about the sept…Read More

  5. Leach Field Flower Garden

    Last time we talked a bit about what would happen if your septic system was overtaken by a disaster like a flood or tornado. Ultimately the survival of your septic system, during a disaster or otherwise, is determined directly by how well maintained it is. Septic systems operate through a delicate bacterial process and when that balance is upset, could compromise the efficiency of your entire sewa…Read More

  6. What To Do In A Disaster Situation

    If you are anywhere near the rising water that has plagued our region over the past few weeks, you know that disasters can happen at any time, anywhere. As Texans, we are a resourceful people and we like to think that we can weather the storm, regardless of the situation. But we also know being prepared does not hurt either. At B&B Pumping, we are the same type of people as our neighbors; resi…Read More

  7. Boost The Life Of Your Septic System With Energy Efficient Appliances

    Septic systems are one of the most ancient methods of treating sewage. By now you probably are clear about how the system works and what you need to do to keep it healthy. You know that there are certain things that you don't put down the drain, when to have the system pumped, and how to keep it running efficiently. While you are probably doing everything correctly, there are always ways to improv…Read More

  8. What To Do If Your Septic Tank Freezes

    With winter in full effect, it’s time to turn up the heaters, pile on the blankets, and enjoy a nice mug of hot tea to stay warm. But while you might stay cozy, your septic tank might be having a harder time staying warm this winter. Azle never gets too cold, but it can drop into freezing temperatures throughout the winter season. This could mean that your septic tank system freezes up. So, what…Read More

  9. Preparing Your Septic Tank For Fall

    While we’re lucky to live in Azle, with its warmer falls and winters, it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t get chilly around here starting in autumn. If you’re experiencing the cold, it’s likely that your septic tank is too. We have the luxury of bundling up in warm jackets and putting on that knit cap our grandparents made us, but our septic tanks are not so lucky. But that doesn’t mean th…Read More

  10. How To Respond To A Septic Tank Emergency

    For long-time readers of our blogs, you know that plenty can go wrong with your septic tank. Backed up systems, poorly maintained tanks, and even environmental impacts can all damage your septic tank system. While we always preach the value of regular septic tank maintenance to avoid many of these problems, the reality is that sometimes there are events that are beyond our control. The result is a…Read More