There are many benefits to having a septic tank on your property. They are a good option when a sewer system is not readily available or easily accessible. When you have a septic tank, however, you need to make sure that you take care to maintain it, so you do not end up with septic tank problems. Many of the different issues that can arise with your septic tank can be caught early or even avoided entirely if you have regular maintenance done on your septic system. This can save you from paying for expensive repairs.
Septic tank problems can start out when you do not have your septic tank pumped on a regular basis. Many people do not pay attention to how often a tank needs to be pumped, neglecting to pump theirs when it is time. It is recommended that a septic tank be pumped every 2-5 years depending on the size of the household.
If it has been awhile, it is a good idea to have your tank pumped by a septic company. If you notice any problems, like a bad smell coming from your drains, sewage backing up in your drains and toilet, or if you notice any flooding in the drain field, this could indicate that your tank is full and needs to be pumped. These problems could also mean that your septic tank needs repaired, so it is best to call a professional as soon as possible.
If you are experiencing septic tank problems, contact us today at American Waste Septic.