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SEPTIC SEPTIC CHECK HACKS S #6. PREVENT FREEZING Some ways to keep your septic system from freezing this winter: Let your lawn grow 6-8 inches tall over your septic in the fall to catch snow and provide insulation Place straw, leaves, or insulated blankets over your septic in November. 8-12 inches should do the trick. Don't walk, sled, drive, or plow snow over the system. The more you do on the ground above your septic, the more you pack down the soil and snow below you. This makes it less effective as an insulator. You should actually keep off of your septic year-round to prevent freezing in the winter. Use a condensate pump if you have a high-efficiency furnace to prevent the constant drip of water in your pipe. SEPTIC CHECK During extreme cold, run your dishwasher everyday even if you don't have to. FIND ALL OF OUR SEPTIC CARE TIPS AT FACEBOOK.COM/SEPTICCHECK 320.983.2447/ SEPTICCHECK.COM SEPTIC SEPTIC CHECK HACKS S #6. PREVENT FREEZING Some ways to keep your septic system from freezing this winter: Let your lawn grow 6-8 inches tall over your septic in the fall to catch snow and provide insulation Place straw, leaves, or insulated blankets over your septic in November. 8-12 inches should do the trick. Don't walk, sled, drive, or plow snow over the system. The more you do on the ground above your septic, the more you pack down the soil and snow below you. This makes it less effective as an insulator. You should actually keep off of your septic year-round to prevent freezing in the winter. Use a condensate pump if you have a high-efficiency furnace to prevent the constant drip of water in your pipe. SEPTIC CHECK During extreme cold, run your dishwasher everyday even if you don't have to. FIND ALL OF OUR SEPTIC CARE TIPS AT FACEBOOK.COM/SEPTICCHECK 320.983.2447/ SEPTICCHECK.COM