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Bob’s Septic Tank Busters

Who ya gonna call when your septic tank is haunted with scary sludge and poop creatures? TANK BUSTERS! Bob’s Septic Tank Busters are Central Iowa’s most experienced septic professionals, our team has you covered for all your scary, septic related issues. In our latest series of Youtube videos our Bob’s Septic Team faces off with…
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October 25, 2020 0

5 Benefits of Frequent Septic Maintenance

Septic maintenance isn’t something most homeowners want to think about on a regular basis. That’s why Bob’s Septic makes it easy with our septic maintenance contracts! Here are five ways that septic maintenance can help you be a homeowner hero! 1.   CHANGE HABITS BEFORE THEY BECOME PROBLEMS Have you ever flushed the wrong product down the toilet…
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September 6, 2020 0

Grease Traps And Grease Interceptors

What is the purpose of grease traps and grease interceptors? Grease traps and grease interceptors perform similar functions. They work by preventing fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from leaving a kitchen facility and prevent the clogging of sanitary sewer lines. These FOG compounds are byproducts of cooking, and originate from food materials like meat and…
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May 26, 2020 0
Time of Transfer Inspection

Info on Time of Transfer Inspections

What is a Time of Transfer Inspection? The Iowa DNR requires a Time of Transfer (TOT) Inspection done before the title of a property with an onsite waster disposal system can be transferred. Iowa’s TOT septic system inspection law (SF261) was passed by the Iowa legislature in April of 2008 and took effect July 1,…
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March 10, 2020 0
Four Signs to Pump Your Septic Tank Bob's Septic Tank and Portable Restroom Service Des Moines

The Need for Regular Septic Tank Pumping

To help ensure the proper maintenance and long term functioning of the entire onsite septic system, the septic tank should be pumped out every three to five years, given normal household water usage. Pumping the tank helps prevent sludge and scum from flowing out of the septic tank and into the secondary treatment system. Removing…
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February 3, 2020 0
Pool Flooding Natural Disaster Clean Up

Floodwater Pumping – Natural Disaster Response

Call Bob’s Septic for floodwater pumping Natural disaster response and emergency clean up is a job for Bob! We do floodwater pumping to get your property dry. With the help of our partners at ServePro of Iowa, back to a pre-water-damage condition as soon as possible. Commercial and Residential Floodwater Pumping Onsite Sanitation Solutions with…
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August 1, 2019 0
Sewer Line Camera Inspections and Hydro-Jetting Gallon Plumbing Bob's Septic

The Benefits of Sewer Line Camera Inspections and Hydro-Jetting

Sewer Line Camera Inspections and Hydro-Jetting Sewer Line Camera Inspections and Hydro-Jetting allow you to see the state of a home’s plumbing and is essential towards making an informed decision when purchasing a new home. Outside of buying a home, there are benefits to having your sewer lines camera inspected when you have a clog:…
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July 9, 2019 1
Septic Maintenance Contract Full Septic Tank Pumping

Why You Need A Septic Maintenance Contract

Today the average septic system install can cost anywhere between $10 to $20,000! The big range in price can depend on site location, soil condition, type of system and the cost of materials and labor. We know bigger numbers can sound scary, so to make septic work accessible for everyone, we offer financing! Available in…
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July 1, 2019 0
Bob's Septic Tank & Portable Restroom Service Central Iowa Septic System Install Repair Replacement

What Do Septic Systems Do?

Why septic systems are important According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa has an estimated 100,000 buildings with septic systems that do not function adequately. This is important because extremely high levels of bacteria come from inadequately performing septic tanks. When discharged directly into a stream or road ditch, these high levels have the…
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October 11, 2018 0
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Septic Maintenance During Flooding

Septic Maintenance During Flooding and Excess Rain There are certain times of the year that can be very soggy for Iowa residents. A well maintained septic system and normal rain conditions shouldn’t give a homeowner any issues. On the other hand, a full tank and lots of external groundwater will be slow to drain and…
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October 8, 2018 1