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Sludgebusters Blog

Cleaning by Suldgebusters will keep your wastewater treatment system working year-round in Ballarat

October 2, 2018

Whether you own a business or home in Ballarat, wastewater treating system cleaning is a necessity to ensure your wastewater is efficiently and effectively disposed of.  It is recommended that you have your septic tank serviced and cleaned every three years for domestic properties, however for businesses you should have you wastewater treatment system cleaned…


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Septic tank desludging professionals

August 30, 2018

When it comes to septic tanks, desludging is another word for cleaning. And while the word ‘cleaning’ is enough to make most of us sigh with annoyance, putting the words ‘septic tank’ in front lifts it to a completely new level. Septic tank desludging is a job for professionals, such as the experienced crew at…


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Septic tank cleaners for St Arnaud homes

May 29, 2018

The trusty septic tank is a key piece of infrastructure for more than 250,000 households across Victoria. And while these wastewater treatment systems toil away day in, day out, their owners have a responsibility to ensure they are cleaned regularly to keep people and the ecosystem healthy. But don’t stress. Leave the hard work to…


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Septic tank cleaning a healthy necessity

February 26, 2018

Did you know that inadequately managed septic tank systems can lead to deadly pathogens contaminating drinking water? That’s why it is important to call on the experienced team from Sludgebusters for septic tank cleaning and system inspection on a regular basis. A recent ABC news report clearly highlighted the fact that contamination is a real…


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Your grease trap cleaning specialists in central Victoria

December 19, 2017

If you run a commercial business such as a restaurant or takeaway food shop, it’s vital to get an approved specialist to carry out grease trap cleaning on a regular basis. This important maintenance job is one you don’t want to put off for another day. Failing to keep to a cleaning schedule can breach…


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Sludgebusters – your septic tank cleaning professionals

October 31, 2017

For many people in rural and regional Victoria, septic tanks are an important part of their household infrastructure. Like any piece of equipment that has to toil constantly, regular septic tank cleaning and maintenance will keep the system working efficiently and help extend its lifespan. So what do you actually know about your domestic septic…


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Specialists in cleaning domestic wastewater treatment systems

August 30, 2017

For wastewater treatment systems to perform effectively, they need to be cleaned regularly by professionals who know what they’re doing. And that’s us – Sludgebusters. Cleaning home wastewater systems is a core part of our business and takes our crews across central Victoria to locations including Bendigo, Maryborough and Ballarat. Removing sludge from septic tanks…


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Blocked septic tank Maryborough

December 10, 2015

If your toilet will not flush properly or  you have a strange smell in your house your septic may be full. Who you gunna call – SLUDGEBUSTERS Sludgebusters is located in Maryborough and have been servicing this region for over 25 years and pride themselves in excellent customer service.    


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Simple ways to have an efficient septic tank

September 25, 2014

The function of a septic tank is quite simple, capture the sludge/solids from wastewater that enters it, and allow any wastewater to pass through it. Bacteria play an important role in breaking down the solids that are captured in the tank. The more effectively your bacteria breakdown the solids, the more efficient your tank will operate. It…


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The Science behind Septic Tank Cleaning

August 26, 2014

To have your septic tank working at full efficiency you need to keep the conditions right for the bacteria in the septic tank to be able to break down the solids contained in the waste water. To keep bacteria at a working range, waste water in the tank needs to be at an acidity level or pH…


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