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SEPTIC SEPTIC CCK S #5. PRAY FOR SNOW Snow insulates the ground and can help keep your septic system from freezing. For much of last winter, areas throughout Minnesota were hit with brutally cold temperatures with almost no snow cover. This meant no insulation on the ground and more exposure to the cold for your septic. If you don't want to trust Mother Nature to insulate your septic, consider adding 8-12 inches of mulch (or hay, straw, or leaves) to the top of your septic system and surrounding pipes. This extra layer of insulation protects your home and extends the life of your septic. TAKE HOT SHOWERS As if you needed an excuse. Throughout the cold months, be sure you're consistently running hot water through your home. Hot showers. The dishwasher. Laundry. These push hot water into your septic and minimize the potential of a deep freeze. Don't keep water running, however, as that can cause other problems. SEPTIC CHECK FIND ALL OF OUR SEPTIC CARE TIPS AT FACEBOOK.COM/SEPTICCH 320.983.2447/ SEPTICCHECK.COM SEPTIC SEPTIC CCK S #5. PRAY FOR SNOW Snow insulates the ground and can help keep your septic system from freezing. For much of last winter, areas throughout Minnesota were hit with brutally cold temperatures with almost no snow cover. This meant no insulation on the ground and more exposure to the cold for your septic. If you don't want to trust Mother Nature to insulate your septic, consider adding 8-12 inches of mulch (or hay, straw, or leaves) to the top of your septic system and surrounding pipes. This extra layer of insulation protects your home and extends the life of your septic. TAKE HOT SHOWERS As if you needed an excuse. Throughout the cold months, be sure you're consistently running hot water through your home. Hot showers. The dishwasher. Laundry. These push hot water into your septic and minimize the potential of a deep freeze. Don't keep water running, however, as that can cause other problems. SEPTIC CHECK FIND ALL OF OUR SEPTIC CARE TIPS AT FACEBOOK.COM/SEPTICCH 320.983.2447/ SEPTICCHECK.COM