What does CCLS do for septic?
CCLS® contains natural bacteria and enzymes specifically formulated to biologically break down the organic build-up that can clog waste systems and create odors. CCLS® is non-toxic, non combustible, non-corrosive.
Do septic tank additives actually work?
There is little scientific data to suggest that you should add bacteria or enzymes to your septic system. The United States Environmental Protection Agency reported that biological additives do not appear to improve the performance of healthy septic tanks.
Are septic system additives necessary?
Manufacturers of septic tank additives know this and offer products that promise to reduce the need for pumping, dissolve clogs or otherwise improve your septic system. In reality, though, these additives aren’t necessary and often do more harm than good.
How do you use CCLS?
SAFE FOR GARBAGE DISPOSALS: Pour 2 oz. CCLS in disposal weekly to avoid build-up and control odor. FOR ODOR CONTROL: Dab or spray CCLS on affected area as needed.
Can you put too much yeast in septic tank?
Even some organic solids cannot be broken down in the tank. Hence, they accumulate and need to be removed. In summary, yeast is likely not harmful to a septic system, but we have no research-based information to indicate that is a useful practice to add into a septic tank.
Should you put bacteria in a septic tank?
For new systems, many people believe you must add bacteria. While septic systems require bacteria to work, no special bacteria need to be added.
How often should I add bacteria to my septic tank?
Over time, those solids will start to build up. This is why the tank needs pumping every three to five years — because the solids in the tank always rise to the top. If the solids reach the drainfield pipe near the top of the septic tank, tiny particles will enter the drain.
What kills bacteria in septic tank?
The bacteria can be destroyed by large doses of toxic substances like liquid bleach, disinfectant cleaners, or drain cleaners. Avoid dumping toxic stuff like non-bio degradable detergents, solvents (paint thinner) or insecticides down the drain.
Does baking soda help septic tank?
Will baking soda hurt a septic system? Baking soda and other common household solutions such as vinegar are not harmful to your septic system. Harsh chemicals such as bleach and ammonia can disrupt the good bacteria in your septic tank and should not be used as part of a septic treatment.
How often should you put yeast in your septic system?
Once a month, perhaps on the same schedule as replacing your A/C filter, flush the contents of one 1/4 oz packet of active dry yeast down the toilet closest to your main line.
What kills bacteria in a septic tank?
Should I put yeast in my septic tank?
Adding yeast to your septic system may help break down some starchy materials in the tank. But yeast will not break down the greasy scum layer, nor any plant matter (think of the salads and other vegetables you ate), nor any proteins (meat products). And yeast will not add bacteria to your septic tank.
Can you use yeast instead of RidX?
The yeast doesn’t “clean” the tank; rather it activates enzymes to process the waste in the tank. It’s an eco-friendly alternative to using RidX, which is a chemical.