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  • 08/02/2021 0 Comments
    Septic Services Calgary: Different Residential Septic Services to Keep in Mind

    If you're a Calgary homeowner using a septic system, regularly maintaining it is an absolute must.

    Why?

    Your septic system is like an underground ecosystem, and like any ecosystem, it has its limits. If it gets clogged up, filled with too much water, or contaminated, it can present some serious health threats. 

    But maintaining it yourself isn't a DIY-friendly job, so searching for septic services in Calgary is the best move. This begs the question: what should I look for in a reliable septic service provider? 

    If you're searching for "septic services Calgary," this guide will outline everything Calgary residents need to know and more about septic services to help you choose the right provider for your home. 

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  • 08/02/2021 0 Comments
    How COVID Has Affected Septic Tank Cleaning in Calgary

    This pandemic has health officials agreeing that it is safer for people to limit their contact with others. As a result, many people have spent significantly more time at home in the past 12 months.

    Social distancing is most definitely the safest and wisest option, especially if you or a loved one has underlying conditions. But what is it doing to your septic system?

    Keep reading to learn how COVID-19 has affected septic systems and how septic tank cleaning in Calgary can help.

     

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    The ABCs of acreage septic systems

    Septic systems in certain areas surrounding Calgary are a necessity. When your acreage isn’t connected to the local sewer system, the only recourse is to invest in your own waste management structures. But septic systems are varied, and the kind that’s right for your property depends greatly on the unique characteristics of your land. Here are three aspects of septic systems you’ll need to consider before you purchase or install one.

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    Can grease trap cleaning save you from a kitchen nightmare?

    If you own or operate a commercial kitchen, you’re more than likely already acquainted with that undercover kitchen saviour, the grease trap. These boxes, hidden somewhere between the main sink and the city sewer line, have one role: to catch fat, oil and grease and prevent it from clogging drains. Kitchen grease is the number one cause of blockages in pipes and sewer lines, so pre-emptive action when you have a business to run is a must. Grease traps prevent clogs and their potential consequences, like sewage backups and flooding.  Keeping them well maintained will ensure that all continues to flow smoothly.

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    Winter is coming to Calgary. Are your septic tanks ready?

    It’ll be here soon. The snow. The ice. The freezing temperatures. And more snow!

    Winter is coming. And if you have a residential or commercial septic tank in Calgary, then you need to be ready. A lot of people pump their septic tanks during spring-cleaning, but why wait that long and risk a back up? The holiday season is a busy time for families and businesses alike. Be proactive. Don’t let a nasty septic surprise spoil your holiday plans.

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    Septic Tank Design and Construction

    Septic Tank Design and Construction

    We all know that most modern houses are connected to public sewage systems, but for houses in rural areas, that isn’t always the case. For areas where houses are built too far apart for the construction of a cost effective sewage system, individual waste treatment systems called septic tanks are used. But what exactly does a septic tank do? And how does it work? At WildRose Vacuum Services, we offer a variety of maintenance and servicing options for your septic tank. Let our team of experts take you through the design and construction process of your home’s water treatment system.

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    How often should I clean my septic tank?

    How often should I clean my septic tank?

     

    If your home isn’t connected to a public sewage treatment system, you must have a personal septic tank to recycle wastewater back into the environment. If you have one of these systems, it’s important that you clean and maintain it on a regular basis. We at WildRose Vacuum Services offer a variety of services including pumping, cleaning and repair. Here’s what you need to know about septic tank cleaning in Calgary.

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    Do’s and Don’ts of Grease Traps

    Are you in the food service industry? How much thought do you give to good grease trap cleaning and maintenance in Calgary?

     

    Regular grease trap cleaning and maintenance in Calgary is a must! Not looking after your grease traps can lead to bad odours in your establishment, backed up or clogged sewer lines and steep fines and/or closure.

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    A Brief History of Septic Tanks

    Septic tanks are so much a part of everyday life in Calgary and Okotoks that it’s hard to imagine life without them.

    The fact of the matter is, the modern septic tank only appeared in North America in the early 1880s!

    And what a welcome sight it must have been! It’s not hard to imagine what urban centres and rural waterways smelled and looked like before the appearance of septic tanks.

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  • 26/06/2019 0 Comments
    How to avoid septic woes with proper tank installation and system care

    How to avoid septic woes with proper tank installation and system care

     

    If you own property in a more rural area, installing a septic tank may be in your future. Whether it’s to replace an existing tank or to position a brand new system, septic installation in the greater Calgary area requires more than a little forethought.  Here are a few things to keep in mind in order to avoid trouble down the road.

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