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Sludgebusters Blog

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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How septic tanks work

July 16, 2014

Septic tank systems are designed to treat wastewater that is generated in households. Generally, all water from sink,s baths, showers, washing machines and toilets all drain into a single pipe that leads to the septic tank which is buried outside. When the wastewater enters the septic tank, the tank captures any solids in the waste and…


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What do I need to do to get a septic tank clean?

May 16, 2014

Call Sludgebusters to arrange a suitable time for us to complete the clean. We can generally be there on the same day you call to clean your tank. Know the location of your septic tank Know where your septic tank is located before we arrive. If the lid is buried try and expose the lid…


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Who are Sludgebusters?

April 29, 2014

SLUDGEBUSTERS is a family-owned septic tank cleaning business that has been operating for 22 years. The business specialises in cleaning septic tanks and home waste water treatment systems. Sludgebusters also clean grease traps, in commercial kitchens, like restaurants, cafes, takeaway stores, canteens and hotels. Greg Butler of Sludgebusters says that while your septic tank or treatment system only…


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