Why Do I Need a Filter on My Septic Tank?

Two side by side images of septic filters after a septic installation.

All parts of your septic system serve an essential purpose, with some parts playing multiple roles. But no part is unimportant when it comes to septic system efficiency and environmental health.  It’s important to know how your septic system works. As part of our homeowner’s guide, ACE Septic & Waste is committed to educating Florida […]

How Much Sand Do I Need in a Drainfield?

A large pile of septic sand next to other drainfield materials.

When installing or maintaining a septic system, understanding the role and amount of sand required for the drainfield is crucial. At ACE Septic & Waste, we’re passionate about septic and love educating our customers on their septic or sewage systems. As part of our homeowner’s guide, this article explains why septic sand is essential, how […]

How Long Does a Drainfield Last?

A drainfield being installed with a worker and a backhoe in the background.

When it comes to septic systems, the drainfield plays a critical role in the long-term functionality and environmental safety of your wastewater management. At ACE Septic & Waste, we encounter many great questions from homeowners and business owners alike. As part of our education series on drainfields, let’s talk about the lifespan of a drainfield […]

What is a Drainfield Made Of?

Organized materials to be used for a drainfield installation

When it comes to septic systems, the drainfield is just as crucial as any other component. At ACE Septic & Waste, we understand the importance of a well-functioning drainfield and want you to know more about your own system, including how to maintain it properly. As part of our continuing education efforts, this article will […]

All About Effluent

A scientist with a blue glove holding a test tube with effluent inside

For many Florida homeowners, septic systems are a part of life. For those without access to centralized sewage networks, these systems process biosolids and wastewater in environmentally friendly ways. As part of our homeowner’s guide and education of our clients, ACE Septic & Waste has created a comprehensive overview of septic effluent. We’ll cover some […]

What to Do When Your High Water Alarm Goes Off

A lift station control panel showing the high water alarm.

At ACE Septic & Waste, we understand that a sounding septic alarm can be, well, alarming. It’s designed to alert you to potential problems like high water levels or pump issues, preventing system overflow and environmental damage. It’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with the components of your specific septic system to ensure […]

Types of Pumps in Septic Systems

A man using a hose from a septic truck to pump a septic tank.

Pumps play a crucial role in the functioning of most septic systems to move wastewater effectively. This article explores the different types of pumps found in septic systems. Each type of pump has a specific role, ensuring that septic systems work efficiently and safely while protecting the environment and public health. Whether you’re dealing with […]

BioOne Cleaner

BioOne Cleaner An eco-friendly solution to preventing septic clogs and back-ups Protect your septic system’s health with BioOne Cleaner, a 100% organic, bio-friendly solution designed to tackle buildup in your drains and septic tanks. BioOne Cleaner keeps things running smoothly by breaking down fats, oils, grease (FOG), and food waste particles that can clog your […]

Landscaping Around Your Florida Septic System

A beautifully maintained garden in Florida.

Landscaping around your Florida septic system? Learn the dos and don’ts with our straightforward guide. Discover which plants are safe and how to protect your system with smart, septic-safe landscaping choices. Keep your system healthy and your yard beautiful with these essential tips.

How High Should the Water Be in My Septic Tank?

An infographic depicting the recommended wastewater level in a septic tank of 8-10 inches below the inlet pipe.

When it comes to maintaining your home’s septic system, understanding the water level in your septic tank is essential. Suppose you ask yourself how much water should be in your septic tank. In that case, this guide will explore the factors affecting septic tank water levels, including how much water a septic tank can handle […]