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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
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
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
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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 0
Bob's Septic Winter Pumping

The Best Time to Pump Your Septic Tank

When is the best time for septic tank pumping? Here in Iowa, our Bob’s Team personal preference for septic tank pumping is Fall or Spring. Mainly because it will be easier for us to get in and out of your driveway for a pumping when the weather is mild. While it’s never the wrong time for…
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September 19, 2018 0