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How to Choose the Right Septic Service Provider – Expert Tips

How to Choose the Right Septic Service Provider – Expert Tips When it comes to managing your property, few things are as crucial—and as overlooked—as the maintenance of your septic system. Ignoring it can lead to disastrous outcomes, from foul odours to serious sanitation issues. Hence, selecting the right septic tank cleaners is not just […]

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Preserving the Integrity of Your Concrete Septic System

One thing is certain: no one wants the smelly situation brought on by a cracked septic system…Despite their robust nature, concrete septic tanks are susceptible to damage over time if certain factors are at play. In this blog we’ll address ways you can identify and remedy cracks (with the help of septic tank cleaning services)

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Septic Tank Drainage and Your Commercial Property

Here at Shadai SA (Pty) LTD, we often share tips about maintaining your household’s septic tank system. With that being said, did you know that our service expands to a range of sectors; residential, commercial and industrial sectors? This includes: Working with several governmental departments, including the Department of Transport, the Department of Public Works

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Septic Tank: A Guide by Shadai SA

Hello, 2024! The start of a new year is often filled with resolutions related to your health, family, or finances. In your dreaming and planning, don’t forget a lesser-thought-of component of your home – your septic tank. A well-maintained septic system contributes to a happy, healthy home, making sure that your waste is disposed of

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The Role of Microorganisms in your Septic Tank (And why you should take care of them)

Did you know that in the depths of your septic tank system, little unsung heroes are constantly at work? These heroes are microorganisms, and they play a crucial role in maintaining the health of your septic tank systems and ensuring proper septic tank drainage. In this blog, we’ll look at the different microorganisms and the

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Best Practices for Monitoring and Maintaining Your Septic Tank

Owning a septic system comes with the responsibility of proper care and maintenance. A well-maintained septic tank not only ensures a clean and healthy environment but also prolongs the life of your system. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the best ways to monitor and maintain your septic tank to avoid septic

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Maintaining the Flow: The Importance of Septic Tank Pumping Services

Septic tank pumping services are indispensable for the proper maintenance of septic systems, both in residential and commercial settings. These underground wastewater treatment systems require regular maintenance to ensure their smooth operation and prevent potential problems. This blog post explores the vital aspects of septic tank pumping services, including pumping out septic tanks, grease trap

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Top reasons for monitoring your septic tank drainage

Proper septic tank drainage is essential for the smooth operation of the entire septic system. Ensuring that waste is processed efficiently without causing harm to the environment, nor creating unpleasant odours, are two motivating reasons to maintain your septic tank. This blog post delves into the importance of septic tank drainage, essential maintenance practices, and

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Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Septic Tank Service Provider

It is essential to make an informed decision when it comes to selecting a septic tank drainage company. The right service provider can ensure efficient operations, timely maintenance, and expert solutions for septic tank services. These are the key factors you should consider when choosing a septic tank service provider: Experience and Expertise One of

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Infiltration Tanks Designed Specifically for YOU

Among our specialties are designing, manufacturing, and installing concrete septic and infiltration tanks. Our business is in operation for over 20 years, providing services throughout eThekwini, including the Upper Highway Area and the Outer West region (Cato Ridge, Drummond & Hammarsdale). Our products include concrete-panelled septic and concrete-panelled infiltration tanks, available in various sizes and

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Can concrete septic tanks and their lids be repaired?

Although they are nearly impervious to damage under normal circumstances, septic tanks can suffer damage due to natural disasters, manufacturing defects, or even being driven over by heavy machinery. Often, concrete cracks can form due to these factors, allowing sewage to leak out of the tank. In most cases, a concrete septic tank lasts several

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Septic tank cleaning: 5 steps to a hitch-free visit from the honeysucker truck

Keep your septic tank in the pink of health with these basic maintenance tips. They’ll go a long way towards helping you avoid the potentially costly repairs that come with a neglected tank and make the honeysucker truck’s bi-annual visit go that much smoother!   1. Set a reminder   As a general rule, septic tanks need

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What’s the difference between a French Drain and Infiltration System?

So, you’ve heard the terms ‘French Drain’ and ‘Infiltration Tank’ thrown around as if they are interchangeable and aren’t really sure if there’s a difference. The short answer is: Yes, there is a difference – while they both fulfil a similar purpose, they are unique in the way they are designed and the benefits they

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Why it’s Important to Regularly Clean Your Septic Tank

Photo of Shadai Waste Pumping Truck Owning a septic tank is not a responsibility that should be taken lightly. How well you look after it can spell the difference between hazardous contamination that could endanger others and a healthy, clean environment. Regular septic tank emptying is a crucial part of caring for your tank and

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What Type of Septic System Should I Get?

There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to septic systems. It is important that you choose a system that will suit your environment, since different types of septic systems are designed around different environments. The various types of systems available fit into two broad categories. Namely conventional septic systems and alternative systems. Let’s take

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How to Choose the Right Size Septic Tank for Your Family

Buying a septic tank is a big commitment and, therefore, your decision is one that should be made with careful thought. Of one of the many key considerations you should take into account before your make your purchase, is the holding capacity of the tank that is most suitable for your family size. While there are many factors besides family size that can affect the appropriate holding capacity, such

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