Homeowners give thought to having their chimney cleaned to avoid a fire. They give thought to having an annual furnace checkup and new filters put in to make sure it is running efficiently. They winterize their home to save money. But oftentimes, what could arguably be their most important utility goes unchecked- their septic system. It's likely an out-of-sight, out-of-mind matter, but this can be a dangerous habit to fall into.