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Failing Drainage: What You Need to Know

If you notice standing or pooling water in your yard, or symptoms of backing up (slow draining showers, toilets, sinks, etc.) even after recently having your tank pumped, your drainage may be failing.  There is no quick fix when your drainage starts to fail.  In New York State, you are required to have an engineer draw up plans for a new drainage system prior to the installation of the new drainage.  Although we do not have an engineer on staff, we can review the engineer’s stamped plans once they are complete, and we can provide a proposal for the installation...
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Why Commercial Septic Tank Maintenance is Important for Your Business

If your septic system doesn’t work properly, your customers and staff could become exposed to pathogens, and unbearable smells so keeping these components maintained is an essential part of running a commercial establishment. Unlike residential versions, commercial septic systems are more complex and operate on a grander scale due to commercial properties having larger septic systems, pipes, and drain fields. Also, different commercial properties have different system requirements—grease traps and stormwater run-off just to name a few. To deal with the problems that commercial septic systems could pose, you will need the help of professional septic tank cleaners. Here is...
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Above ground and Underground Fuel Oil Storage Tanks

Above ground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) are often used to store specified hazardous substances or petroleum products.   In the event of a spill or release from the tank, we will conduct an environmental spill clean-up to minimize damage to the environment. Individual states handle underground and above-ground storage tank regulations. In New York, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) must be notified of any spill or release.  The NYS DEC Spill Hotline is 800.457.7362.  Always consult your local Codes Department before installing any tank to ensure compliance with local codes. If the capacity...
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