Serving Northern Virgina / Washington DC Metro Area Customers Since 1987
No one said that septic tanks in Loudoun County VA were pretty - that raised rectangle is pretty noticeable - but it is also part of your yard's landscape. And that landscape could be awesome if it weren't for that unsightly septic tank. So how can you hide tanks in Loudoun County VA, or make them less noticeable?
Turn it into part of the landscape instead of an eye sore. A septic system can be camouflaged by planting a "screen" of greenery in front of it, or blended onto it. You also camouflage the area by adding soil to change the shape; just add soil to the side of the mound, but keep the existing height. Soil on the sides will extend and change the shape of the septic mound into something more natural looking. If you have a large enough yard, place a planting bed in front and screen the system with small trees, shrubs, and plants.
If the area is on the small side, you can turn the septic tank system into a planting bed. Plant Bee Balm (Monarda), Daylily, Little Bluestem Grass, Butterfly Weed, Fescue Grass, Prairie Dropseed Grass, Coneflower, Liatris (Blazing Star), and Liatris (Blazing Star) Sedum.
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For more information about septic tanks in Loudoun County VA, please contact SES. Based in Warrenton, Virginia, SES has provided expert septic system inspections, service, maintenance and repairs to Northern Virginia systems since 1987.
SES is one of only three businesses to be licensed as a Responsible Management Entity. Loudoun County Virginia was the first in the Nation to establish requirements for an RME based on EPA recommendations. SES manages several communities required to have an RME.