How much does it cost to have your septic pumped out?
An average of $450 is the amount you'll need to save up for if you want your septic tank pumped out. Of course, this number will vary depending on the size and current status of your septic system. It's even possible for this price to reach four figures if your tank is large, like those of commercial establishments. For households though, it usually is between $200 to $600
What are the signs that your septic system is failing?
Septic system problems can be messy, costly, and bad for your health. That's why it is vital that you can tell the early sign of it failing. A standard lear indicator that something is going is when you have trouble flushing down the toilet, or a backed-up drain in your sinks. This usually means two things, either your pipes are clogged, or there's an underlying problem with your septic tanks.
Other symptoms of a failing septics system are:
- A bad odour.
- Gurgling sounds in your pipes.
- Greener grass above where your septic tank is located.
- Water puddles forming in your yard.
It is crucial that you call professional help to diagnose what's going on with your septic system immediately.
When should you have your septic pumped?
It might be tricky for house owners to know when it is time to get their septic tanks pumped out without waiting for any symptoms that it's full. To fully answer this question, you need to know the size of your tank, how many family members are currently living in your home, and whether you have a garbage disposal in your sinks. You can tell these factors to septic solution professionals, and they can give you an estimate on when you should get your septic tank's siphon.
A general rule of thumb for regular households though is one every 3 to 5 years.
What happens when you get your septic pumped?
A septic pumping procedure actually involves several processes to ensure that your septic system is in its best possible state. An inspection is usually done before the pumping to ensure that there are no damaged parts that pose a potential risk when doing the siphoning.
After the solid and liquid waster are pumped out of your septic system, a routine check is once again done. In this part of the procedure, a professional plumber inspects every crook and cranny of your tank. Our team makes sure that no damage or leaks were caused during the pumping. They then create a record of indicating when the tank was pumped, the tank's status before and after it was cleaned, and then provide proper maintenance instruction to the client.