How Often Should I Have My Septic Tank Pumped?

Professional pumping service for the septic system from the backyard tank in Bloomington, IL.

If you’re a homeowner in the United States, you likely rely on a septic system to treat and dispose of your household waste. Like any system in your home, septic systems can fail due to age, environmental factors, and other causes, so it is crucial to maintain your system to ensure its long lifespan properly. […]

The Importance of Septic System Maintenance

A professional technician inspects a septic system at a Lincoln, IL residence to ensure it is functioning properly.

As a homeowner, you know how important it is to maintain the systems in your house because they all contribute to it functioning correctly. However, when it comes to your septic system, you should follow maintenance procedures to ensure it continues to work for as long as possible. At Sewer & Septic Specialist, we offer […]

Common Septic System Issues Every Homeowner Should Know

A professional plumbing technician is emptying a Lincoln, IL household’s septic tank and cleaning sludge from the system.

As a homeowner, you want your house to operate successfully at all times. It’s important to be aware of the signs that one of your systems is having difficulty functioning so you can address the problem as soon as possible. For your septic system, there are common issues that every homeowner should know so they […]

Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget Your Sewer Drains

A plumber in a red shirt looking at a sink drain to provide essential spring cleaning services to prevent clogs in Decatur, IL.

Spring cleaning isn’t just dusting off the hard-to-reach shelves and getting rid of old junk. It’s about clearing out everything that has built up over the winter months as Springfield, IL residents emerge from the harsh winter hibernation. An often-overlooked part of your home is the septic system including your sewer drains. Sewer & Septic […]

What To Expect Out of a Sewer Cleaning Service

A green hose pumping a sewer system for a general sewage cleaning service at a residential home in Decatur, IL.

Sewer & Septic Specialist is Decatur’s premier sewer cleaning company helping serve Illinois residents and their septic system needs every single day. Our work takes place behind-the-scenes more often than not, leaving homeowners wondering what exactly is going on with their plumbing. We don’t just staff plumbers on our team, we have fully-trained plumbing contractors that […]

Keep Your Drains Clean with These at Home Cleaning Tips

A clean residential sink and drain in Decatur, IL that has been kept clean with expert plumbing cleaning tips.

If your drains have started to smell bad, then one solution is to call a plumber to schedule a drain cleaning service. However, there are also a few things you can do at home to help your drains to stay cleaner for longer. Try using these home drain cleaning tips to keep the bathroom and […]

How to Keep My Toilet from Clogging

A Decatur, IL homeowner using a residential plunger to unclog their toilet’s drain.

A clogged toilet creates quite the predicament in Decatur, IL homes. It interrupts the natural progression of a household’s schedule and creates a real emergency when it takes place in the only bathroom present in the residence. Having access to emergency plumber services is imperative because it’s the only way to get the toilet working […]

Types of Septic Tanks to Consider When Installing a New System

Two black plastic septic tanks being installed on a residential property in Decatur, IL.

Septic systems are a great solution if you own a home in rural Decatur, IL, but choosing the right tank for septic installation is important. If you need a plumber to help you find the best septic plumbing system, Sewer & Septic Specialist offers the services you need. There are various types of septic tanks, […]

4 Benefits of a Video Pipe Inspection

Video pipe inspection for a residential kitchen that has a clogged drain in Decatur, IL

A video pipe inspection is a modern alternative to a traditional pipe inspection. During this kind of sewer and drain inspection, a plumber passes a camera on the end of a long hose into the pipes and snakes it through your plumbing system, documenting every bit of the pipework to identify any blockages, corrosion, or […]

4 Winter Maintenance Tips for Septic System Owners

A beautiful home in Springfield, IL with snow covering the ground.

Owning a home with a septic system has a variety of benefits that can make it easy to maintain and protect your plumbing system when winter weather strikes. Whether you are looking for routine maintenance or tips on how to keep your septic system operating smoothly, Septic Specialists in Springfield, IL is here to help […]