FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: How often do I need to maintain my septic system?

A: The average tank should be pumped every 2 to 3 years. However, we recommend a regular maintenance to eliminate emergencies.

Q: How can I tell if my septic tank needs pumping?

A: Your tank may be full if you experience gurgling sounds when you flush your toilet, slower than normal draining of sinks, odors arising from the drain and/or seepage of bubbling liquid around the lid of your tank lid. 

Q: Do I need an inspection of my septic system to buy or sell a residence or business?

A: A Different counties have different rules. Plus rules changes so ALWAYS contact the county that your residence or business resides in for the latest regulations.

Q: Do I need to take extra in what I dispose of in my sinks?

A: Absolutely! Attention and care is necessary to provide your system with a longer interval between services. Don't use your sink as a garbage receptacle (a place for solids like egg shells, coffee grounds, tea bags, paper products, grease, hair, etc. in your garbage can and/or compost). Beware of "special additives" that promise to "enhance" your system ...they often cause major damage resulting in additional service and repair costs.

Q: Can I dump my RV holding tank in my system?

A: Never! Only use approved RV dumping services.

Q: Can I work on my tank myself?

A: No, the gases within the tank are extremely dangerous. Depleted oxygen levels make the tanks potentially fatal. Only let a professional service your system.