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Oct
13
2015

Septic Tank Risers – Easy Installation You have been asking for a video on “How to install septic tank risers“, so here it is! This new video covers a couple of issues. This system was about 10 years old. As you will see, the concrete riser was in pretty bad condition. The deterioration was caused […]

Apr
9
2015

Call 24/7 for Free Expert Advice (877) 254-7093 Let the experts at Aero-Stream® diagnose your problem and guide you through the solution saving you money and stress. Experience First Class Customer Service and Septic System Knowledge. Don’t let them dig! Before you do anything else call us. Do it Yourself Install in 30 Minutes! WATCH THE […]

Feb
25
2015

You may be familiar with the different methods of treating water, but the actual science behind each process can be mystifying. Water purification systems are designed for specific types of water, which is important to keep in mind as you consider a home, garden, or laboratory setting.   Carbon When water passes through a carbon […]

Feb
18
2015

Before you purchase a fancy Reverse Osmosis water purification system for your home, it’s important to keep in mind a few things – particularly in regards to your septic system. First, you should consider what takes place during the process of Reverse Osmosis in order to better understand the impact it will have on your […]

Feb
4
2015

Install low-flow Water Fixtures Making the switch to low-flow water fixtures can dramatically reduce your household water usage and monthly bill.  If your faucets, showerheads, or toilets were installed prior to 1995, you should consider upgrading to modern fixtures that offer greater water efficiency for numerous reasons. Many modern faucets use 40% less water and […]

Jan
28
2015

What Causes Septic System Freezing Problems Freezing temperatures can cause various components of your septic system to freeze up. The most vulnerable areas of your septic system are the pipes leading from the house into the septic tank. Often leaky water fixtures such as faucets and toilets create a constant low flow of water that […]

Dec
10
2014

What is Sodium Percarbonate? Sodium percarbonate is a chemical, a mixture of sodium carbonate and hydrogen peroxide. Its chemical formula is 2Na2CO3 • 3H2O2. Sodium percarbonate is organic oxidizer. It is manufactured in powder form. Sodium percarbonate is mixed with water to form a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and sodium carbonate. It eventually decomposes to […]

Dec
4
2014

The History of Ozone Did you know that Ozone has been used in Europe since 1903 to purify drinking water and is currently being used in the United States for water purification? In fact it was added to Milwaukee County after the 1993 Cryptosporidiosis epidemic in which 69 deaths and an estimated 403,000 were sickened […]

Nov
21
2014

As the fall weather gives way to sharp temperature drops for winter, you’ll want to make the most of your home heating. Here are some tips to keep comfortable as the temperature drops. Home Energy Audit Before the cold weather sets in, consider a home energy audit. During the audit, a specialist from your electric […]

Nov
14
2014

When you’re renting a house, you may feel as though the space isn’t really yours. Luckily, there are options available to help you to make the place your own, without stepping on your landlord’s ownership or altering the property too much. Here are a few ideas to make your new rental feel like home. Paint Repainting […]

Nov
7
2014

To live a self-sufficient lifestyle means achieving the ability to independently source the needs operating a household without the external assistance of the “grid.” This requires an independent source of power, water, and in some cases food. For some people building a self-sufficient home this is the ultimate dream. Here is a look at the […]

Oct
29
2014

As with most subject matter available on the internet there is both true and false information available about whether a septic aerator will stir up solids in a single chamber septic tank. The truth is that if the septic aerator diffuser is not properly designed there will be inadequate settling in the tank. These inferior designs […]

Oct
15
2014

Aero-Stream was recently featured in an article about wastewater treatment published by Green Builder magazine. The article discusses the issues with our country’s wastewater infrastructure and describes the ways Aero-Stream’s septic aerator can help. The EPA believes $298 billion will be needed over the next 20 years to replace and/or improve centralized sewer systems. However, […]

Aug
18
2014

An aerobic septic system has many advantages. However, having one can present a homeowner with challenging landscaping decisions to make. The candy cane shaped vent pipes sticking up above the grass make wonderful Christmas lawn ornaments in December with a little red ribbon, but leaves the eyesores unadorned for 11 months. With a little imagination […]

Aug
11
2014

With summer fun in full swing, it may be easy to forget about the septic system. Relaxing by the pool, vacations, barbecues and parties take precedence. However, if you enjoy entertaining with backyard barbecues, graduation parties and frequent family and guest visits, then take a moment early in the season to plan ahead and keep […]

Aug
4
2014

A well-designed and maintained septic system provides effective treatment of household wastewater. Correctly maintaining the system reduces the chance of failure and decreases the risks of potential health hazards and significant expenses involved in replacing a failed system. A septic system combines biological and physical treatment to incoming wastewater, making it suitable to enter the […]

Jul
28
2014

Nothing is quite as unpleasant as a septic system that has failed. The most common causes of septic system problems includes clogging and blockages from solids, obstructions from tree roots, broken pipelines or an obstruction within the septic pipes. The most frequent cause of in-pipe obstruction results from excessive quantities of wastewater flushing sludge out […]

Jul
22
2014

During the winter months and colder weather, you know that energy efficient heating elements and wood burning fireplaces help reduce the monthly bills. You can employ similar strategies during the heat of the summer months to decrease your energy usage as well. You can use these ideas especially in the more moderate heat of summer, […]

Jun
5
2014

Delaware County, IN officials are proposing a tax on all septic systems after finding some towns in a “toxic” state according to county commissioner Don Dunnuck. This tax proposal has many Delaware county officials and residents in a heated debate. A recent article by The Star Press touches on the thoughts of many as they […]

May
28
2014

Florida is home to nearly 900 freshwater springs that all play a major roll in Florida’s drinking water supply and unique eco system. Millions of tourists flock to northern and central Florida’s State Parks where these breathtaking springs can be found. However, these major tourist destinations and freshwater supplies are at serious risk. For more […]