1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Spring Rains Can Bring Septic Pains

    Another spring is upon us and the weather just does not seem to want to give us a break. We are having what is known as a “wet spring” in this part of Fort Worth and the rain does not seem to want to stop. At B&B Pumping, we are constantly asked about the ramifications that too much water falling from the sky will do to your septic system. Reduce Water Usage While your septic system is a c…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. What Are Septic Tank Risers?

    There’s no denying that there is an air of mystery surrounding septic tanks. Buried under the ground, with only a lid to show you where it is, you not might think about your septic tank often. But these factors also make inspecting and pumping your septic tank can become a costly endeavor, especially if you’re experiencing a major problem with your septic system. B&B Pumping is committed t…Read More