How Often Should a Florida Lift Station Get Inspected?

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All lift stations and their components require regular maintenance and inspections. Florida does not have a uniform state-wide code for lift station inspections. Instead, each region enacts its own set of rules around lift station management. Generally, most Florida areas mandate a semi-annual inspection. However, ACE Septic & Waste recommends quarterly inspections as a proactive […]

Four Common Lift Station Issues and Solutions

A lift station and control panel during an inspection with an exposed hatch.

Lift station maintenance is complex, but at ACE Septic & Waste, we love teaching our customers about these vital systems. Lift stations are commonly used for efficient wastewater management across Florida but, like all machinery, require regular maintenance. Recognizing and addressing issues quickly is essential for uninterrupted service. This article covers several common lift station […]

What to Look for in a Lift Station Vendor

When managing a lift station, whether you’re a property manager, business owner, or responsible for municipal wastewater management, selecting the right vendor is invaluable. A reliable lift station not only ensures uninterrupted operations but also prevents costly repairs, fines, and loss of revenue. From Tampa Bay to Central Florida, ACE Septic & Waste stands out […]

What Not to Flush in a Septic Tank

Your septic system plays an important role in managing wastewater from your home. Understanding what not to flush into your septic tank is essential for smooth operation. While it might seem convenient to treat your toilet like a garbage bin, doing so can lead to costly repairs and harmful environmental consequences. In this article, we’ll […]

How Long Does a Septic System Last?

A newly installed drain field as part of a septic system.

For homes not connected to a municipal sewer system, a septic tank is a vital element that efficiently manages all the wastewater from your drains and toilets. Given the substantial initial investment required for a septic system, it’s essential to maximize its lifespan. In this blog, we will consider the factors that influence the longevity […]

Baffled vs. Non-Baffled Septic Tanks

An illustration of a septic tank highlighting the baffle in the middle of the tank.

If you’re a septic system owner, you may have heard about baffles and their significance in your tank. Septic tank baffles play an important role in the functionality and longevity of your system. In this blog post, we’ll explore baffled vs. non-baffled septic tanks, understanding the purpose of baffles and why they matter in your […]

Concrete vs Poly Tanks in Florida

Regarding septic tanks in Florida, homeowners often choose between buying a concrete or a plastic poly tank, the two most commonly used materials. Each option has its pros and cons, making it crucial to make an informed decision. In this article, we’ll delve into the key factors to consider, including price, durability, ease of installation, […]

Why Proper Septic System Excavation is so Important

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When installing a septic system on your property, it’s essential to ensure the excavation gets done properly. This means considering things like the water table, type of soil, vegetation, and gravity.