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April 17, 2019

How to Choose a Septic Tank Service

If you’re a home or business owner that lives off the grid and you are not connected to a sewage system, you’ll need to employ the services of a septic...
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April 17, 2019

A Brief History of Agriculture in The UK

At JH Willis & Son, we have a deep connection with the agricultural heritage of the UK. We work with a wide variety of small and large farms and have...
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March 19, 2019

Why we love tractors

No vehicle is more synonymous with farming than tractors. Often lamented for blocking up country lanes with their colossal size and being slow on the roads, it is often forgotten…

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March 19, 2019

How meat and dairy farms can keep up with the eco-conscious generation of 2019

With now 12% of Britons claiming to follow a vegetarian or plant-based diet, it cannot be denied that the animal agriculture industry is under a microscope. Scientific and news reports…

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March 19, 2019

Liquid Waste Removal Techniques

Liquid waste is a byproduct of more areas than you might think; from domestic households, to hospitals, industrial plants and businesses such as wineries. Not all liquid waste is hazardous,…

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March 19, 2019

Why Septic Tank Cleaning is Vital for Spring

If your home or business relies on a septic tank, then you’ll understand how vital regular maintenance is to keep things running smoothly. Septic tanks require routine emptying, but an…

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March 19, 2019

Septic Tank Insurance Claims: All you need to Know.

It is not surprising for us at all to realise that, more often than not, most people do not realise they are entitled to a septic Tank Insurance Claim whenever…

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March 19, 2019

So You Want to Become a Farmer?

Farming is an old industry, but it’s come a long way from the days of one solitary farmer tending a few crops and sheep. Nowadays farming is far more technologically…

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March 19, 2019

Why Septic Tank Emptying Is So Important

When it comes to the maintenance of your home there are lots of different things to keep on top of. For many people, cleaning and emptying your septic tank regularly…

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February 5, 2019

Cesspit emptying and the environment

If your home isn’t connected up to mains sewage, you’re more than likely using a cesspit or septic tank. Equally, if you run a temporary or rural site like a…

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February 5, 2019

Signs it’s time to empty your septic tank

If you own a septic tank, you’ll understand just how important it is to keep it well maintained and emptied regularly. An overflowing tank can cause a number of issues,…

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December 20, 2018

Eco Friendly Waste Management Solutions for Industry

Industrial waste needs to be processed – something that has not changed since the Industrial Revolution – yet the way this waste is managed has undergone a transformation in the…

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December 6, 2018

Understanding and Maintaining Septic Systems

If you are thinking of buying a home with a septic system, there are certain factors you should be aware of. The system consists of a septic tank, which is…

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November 22, 2018

Cesspit and Septic Tank Services

Not every house and business is hooked up to the main sewage system, so many thousands of people are still reliant on a cesspit or septic tank for the storage…

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November 8, 2018

Keeping up with Septic Tank Legislation

If your house or business is not connected to the mains sewer system, then your sewage is either going into a septic tank, where solids sink to the bottom of…

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October 25, 2018

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Company to Clean a Septic Tank

Septic tank cleaning can be a little messy. And it is not really something you can do yourself. If you are thinking about hiring a company that is specialised in…

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October 11, 2018

The Importance of Septic Tank Maintenance

When you own your own home, there are so many things to think of when it comes to maintenance, plumbing, paintwork, keeping all your electrical appliances in working order –…

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September 27, 2018

How Much Maintenance Does a Septic Tank Need?

While the UK doesn’t have as many septic tanks as some countries, when you visit more rural areas they can still be quite common, with a high percentage of remote…

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September 13, 2018

Should I Buy a House with A Septic Tank?

A lot of people dream of countryside living, whether it’s a renovated farmhouse or a cosy cottage, but what many people don’t realise is that a remote location can mean…

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August 13, 2018

The Importance of Cleaning and Emptying Your Cesspit

Many properties around the UK, particularly those of which are more rural, are still fitted with cesspits when suitable access to a mains sewer is unavailable. Cesspits are a viable…