Disguising the septic system!

Disguising the septic system! Add river gravel, some stone, a great bird bath and wa-la! Easy to get to when we have to, and easy to find now!

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1 question
  • MaryBeth Cardwell
    on Mar 30, 2016

    How do you get to pump to clean filter and where do they dig out to do a pump out? I have planted flowers over mine but a pump out would displace all the gravel.

    • Jeannie
      on Jul 20, 2016

      You can have the Septic company install what they call risers. It's basically a lid that they can just lift and pump. My local company here in FL charges 100.00 per lid but it knocks 75.00 off when they do have to come out and pump. I am having this done next week when they come to replace my drain lines.

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  • Jack Moore
    on Nov 16, 2015

    Wow, that is so clever! My septic tank is a real eyesore in my backyard. I've been thinking of covering it but I've been worried about finding it when I need to. This is a really good idea! I will have to give this a shot. Thanks for sharing! http://www.earthsafeaustralia.com.au/products-and-services

  • Gary Blauman
    on Jan 14, 2016

    I just found out that I am going to have to replace my septic system and I think disusing the whole is a great idea! I love how simple it is to just take and put a nice flower bed over the area where your system is. I also love that with a new septic tank installed I shouldn't have to worry about any problems for a while in the future. Thank you for the great tip. http://www.garrisonseptic.com/services

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