Q. How often does a septic tank require cleaning?
A. 3-4 years depending on use of the septic tank.
Q. Where can I find my septic tank?
A. Check records. Many counties and cities with permit and inspection programs for septic systems will have the information on file. Another option would be to gently tap a steel rod into the ground starting approximately 10 feet from the point where the sanitary drain leaves the resident.
Q. What are warning signs of a failed septic system?
A. – Odors surfacing sewage and wet spots appear in drainfield area
-Septic tank back-ups
-Slow-draining fixtures, not due to local clogging
-Gurgling sounds in the plumbing system
Q. Why does a septic system fail?
A. By far the most common reason for early failure is improper maintenance by homeowners. When a systems is poorly maintained and not pumped out on a regular basis, sludge (solid material) builds up inside the septic tank, then flows into the absorption field, clogging it beyond repair.
Q. How will I know when to pump the tank?
A. the frequency with which you will need to pump depends primarly on these variables.
-the size of the tank
-the number of people in the household
-the volume of solids in you wastewater
-the use of a garbage disposal
Q. Do you have to drive on the grass?
A. No, we park in the driveway or on the street and run a hose to your tank.
Q. Where do you dump the waste?
A. We dispose the sewage at a our licensed state of the art treatment center.