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When the residents and business owners of Nassau and Suffolk Counties are in need of septic tank service Long Island, Antorino & Sons is the first company they call. With years of experience behind them, the pros at Antorino & Sons use the most advanced techniques and state-of-the-art tools to ensure that each and every system they service is functioning properly and flowing smoothly. Whether your tank needs to be pumped or you need an entirely new Long Island cesspool installation, you can count on the experts at Antorino & Sons to get the job done.
If you own property on Long Island, there are pretty good chances that you have a septic tank. These tanks sit underground and they’re the most frequently used wastewater disposal method. While they’re effective at their job, like anything, they can malfunction. Exposure to the elements, shifting ground, excessive use, age, and lack of maintenance are just some of the reasons why a septic tank can fail. When this system does fail, you’ll need to hire an experienced and reputable Long Island cesspool company as soon as possible.
But how can you tell if there’s an impending breakdown that would necessitate the replacement of your septic tank? Here’s a look at some of the telltale signs that indicate a new cesspool is in your future.
Raw sewage has an unmistakable odor. Some might say that it’s the worst smell in the world. When your cesspool is on the verge of a breakdown, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re going to catch a whiff of that stomach-churning odor.
Your cesspool holds all of the black water that you flush down your toilets, as well as the gray water you flush down your drains. That gray water contains the remnants of shampoo, soap, laundry soap, and anything else that passes through the drains in your house. When combined, all of those things make a very noxious stench. If you smell that overpowering stink, it might be an indication that your cesspool has reached capacity; but, it could very well mean that your system is damaged and needs to be replaced.
What homeowner doesn’t want super green, lush grass? If, however, your lawn looks greener than usual and you haven’t added any fertilizer – and it’s only in one spot (near the cesspool drain field) – then your septic system might be on the fritz.
Wastewater is supposed to pass through the plumbing pipes and pour into the tank; however, if the tank or system is damaged in any way, that water will collect in your yard instead of the tank. The increased moisture content coupled with any raw sewage that’s coming out will fertilize your lawn, hence the green, lush grass.
If it seems like your tank needs to be pumped more than usual and you have a Long Island septic tank service on speed dial, it’s time to think about budgeting for a replacement system.
Septic systems are built to last a long time, which means that if you have a new home and you take proper care of your system, you might never experience any issues. But, if your home is older and you still have the original system, you could end up needing a new one installed. As the tank and pipes that lead to its age, it can start to breakdown, which means that it won’t function properly; hence the increased need for pumping.
Floral Park is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York, United States, on Long Island. The population as of the US Census of 2010 is 15,863.
The area that is now Floral Park once marked the western edge of the great Hempstead Plains, and by some reports was initially known as Plainfield. Farms and tiny villages dominated the area through the 1870s when the development of the Long Island Rail Road Hempstead Branch and Jericho Turnpike cut through the area. Hinsdale had more than two dozen flower farms after the Civil War. The present-day village of Floral Park was once called East Hinsdale.
In 1874 John Lewis Childs arrived in the area to work for C.L. Allen as a seed seller. After building his own seed and bulb business and starting America’s first seed catalog business, Childs bought a great deal of land in the area. To promote his own business and the local horticultural industry, Childs named the local streets after flowers and renamed the area Floral Park. The expansion of the Floral Park Post Office and nearby village businesses are attributed solely to the success of Childs’ business. When the local Post Office took the name Floral Park, the Long Island Rail Road followed suit by changing the name of the East Hinsdale station to Floral Park in 1888. Formerly part of Queens, Floral Park became part of the new county of Nassau in 1899, and it was incorporated as a village in 1908. Childs served as its first president starting that year.
In 1903 the village boasted more than 200 acres (0.81 km2) of Childs’ flower beds. The massive volume of his mail order business grew the local post office to such an extent that it drew comparisons with the post offices of Chicago, Baltimore, and Boston.Learn more about Floral Park.