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Cleaning Products and Septic Tanks: What’s Safe?


The wastewater from your home needs to flow into your septic tank easily. Septic tanks can withstand a lot of chemical corrosion. However, it is important to know how chemicals affect your tank. Everyday household products ultimately make their way into the septic tank. If they are not considered safe, their presence might cause an emergency….

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Why Do I Need To Clean My Cesspool?


Let’s face it: cleaning a cesspool is a dirty job, but someone has to do it. The team at cesspool pros know the best way to clean your cesspool and we are readily available to do so. But why does it need to be cleaned in the first place? Is there anything that you can…

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Can Heavy Rain Flood My Septic Tank?


  Rainy days on Long Island can be a time for relaxing inside and forgetting your troubles. But did you know that while you were keeping dry indoors, potential damage could be occurring in your own backyard? When extra moisture lands on the ground it could be flooding your septic tank without you even realizing…

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What’s The Septic 911?


Cesspool Pros are here whenever you need us. Believe it or not, it is common for a cesspool, septic tank, or drainage emergency to happen in the home. That’s why we make ourselves available for you whenever something unexpected pops up. Let’s dig a little deeper into what makes something a septic emergency. Backed Up…

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5 Items you Should Never Flush Down the Toilet


We have all see those signs above public restroom toilets. You know, the ones that say “Please Don’t Flush Anything But Toilet Paper”. But do you pay attention? Your one paper towel is not going to harm anything. Maybe not, but think about your own home. How would you like someone flushing debris down your…

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Learn the Cesspool Basics


Everything you need to know about your septic system! For decades, The Cesspool Pros have been servicing the Long Island, NY area. Whether your home or business is in need of a new septic system installation, standard maintenance, or are experiencing an emergency situation, our team of experienced and professional crew members are on-hand to…

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Cesspools & Septic Tanks: What You Need to Know


Septic Tanks A septic tank should have at least 250 gallons of capacity for each person in the house. Standard sizes are 750, 1000, 1200, and 1500 gallons. They can be constructed of precast concrete, plastic or fiberglass. Older tanks may be made of steel, which often corrode over time, or they may be built…

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