Which Toilet Paper is Best for My Septic Tank?

Septic tanks are a great way to handle waste water from your home, and in order to keep them running properly they require a bit of maintenance. One question that often comes up is what kind of toilet paper should be used with a septic tank. In this blog post, we will explore the different options and help you decide which one is best for you!

There are two main types of toilet paper that can be used with septic tanks: standard and biodegradable. Standard toilet paper is the most common type and is made from virgin wood pulp. This type of toilet paper will break down eventually, but it can take a long time and can cause clogs in your system if you use too much of it. If you have a larger septic tank, standard toilet paper may be the way to go.

Biodegradable toilet paper is made from recycled materials and will break down much faster. If you have a small tank, you may want to consider using biodegradable toilet paper to avoid clogs. Be prepared though, biodegradable toilet paper can be more expensive, and may not be as strong as standard toilet paper

So, which type of toilet paper should you use with your septic tank?  Ultimately, it is up to you to decide which type of toilet paper is best for your septic tank. Standard toilet paper is often a good option when you’re on a budget and if clogs are not a concern. If you want to be kinder to the environment or you are having problems with clogs, biodegradable toilet paper may be a better choice. Whichever type you choose, just make sure to use it sparingly to avoid any issues!

Do you have any tips for using septic tanks? Or any additional questions? Call Fuller-Wente, Inc. We have experts standing by to help you with any problems you have!