Most homeowners know that having issues with your septic system is something you want to avoid at all cost. No one wants septic waste backing up into their home or yard. A septic pump-out is a procedure that can help to prevent many problems with your septic system, including backing up of sewage. It can often be difficult to know when it is time for a septic pump-out. No one wants to pay for their septic to be pumped when it is not actually needed. Below are some signs that indicate it is time for a septic pump-out.
- Sluggish draining – One of the most common signs that you need a septic pump-out is sluggish draining or flushing toilets and drains. If you notice you are having slow drainage in your home, then it is time to call a professional for a septic pump-out.
- Pooling water – Pooling water around your property, especially around your septic tank and/or drain field can mean that your septic tank is full. It is time to have a septic pump-out as soon as possible to prevent any further damage or issues.
- Stick to a schedule – The number one way to know when it is time for a septic pump-out is when your septic pumping company says it’s time. Keeping to a septic pump-out schedule is the best thing you can do for your home and septic system. If you are not already on a schedule, then we recommend speaking with one of our professionals to determine a schedule that is tailored to your home and your needs.
If you fit any of the above three signs, then give us a call at American Waste Septic today. Our professionals will have your septic system working at its best and keep your home and septic system functioning how it is intended to function.