There are a few different septic services that are necessary for keeping your septic system in great condition. Septic pumping is one of those essential services that’s required once every few years (depending on the size of your tank) and going without this service can lead to serious consequences.
Over time, your septic tank will become filled with sludge and gunk. This sludge can cause blockages in your septic system and prevent waste from being drained away properly. When this drainage process is negatively affected, you’ll face the possibility of nasty septic disasters that can be overwhelming and expensive to deal with. Septic pumping helps prevent these disasters by pumping out the sludge before your tank gets too full.
How often you need septic pumping services will depend on a few factors. For example, if you have a smaller septic tank, it may become clogged faster because there isn’t as much space for the sludge to go, which means you’ll need septic pumping services more regularly. Septic systems that service larger families will also need to be pumped out more frequently, as there are more people contributing to this waste and causing the septic tank to fill up faster.
We here at American Waste Septic don’t want you to have to deal with a septic backup problem, which is why we recommend having your septic system pumped every few years. If it has been a while since your system was pumped or you’re concerned about the condition of your septic tank, be sure to reach out to our team today. We’ll be happy to pump out your system and let you know how frequently you should be having this service done in the future.