If you have a septic system on your property, you know how important it is to take care of it. If you neglect your septic system, you could have a lot of really nasty problems to deal with including polluted groundwater, and even raw sewage leaking into your home through your drains. It is a homeowner’s worst nightmare. It is important that you have regular septic system cleaning done to make sure your septic system is in good working condition and that everything is functioning correctly.
You might be wondering how often you should have septic system cleaning done on your property. It is recommended that pumping and cleaning be done every 3 to 5 years on average. This can vary per household however depending on how many people live in the home and use the septic system. For example, if you have 8 people living in your home, you would need to have pumping done more often than a household that only has 2 people living in their home. If you can’t remember how long it has been since your tanks were pumped, you can look for a few clues that let you know it is time. If your drains smell bad and are slow to drain, it could mean it is time for a cleaning. If water backs up through your drains, that is also a good indication you are due for some work to be done. Finally, if your drains are draining very slowly, it could indicate your tank needs to be pumped.
If you need to schedule septic system cleaning for your home, contact us today at Clark Septic. We can take care of all of your septic system needs. We do great work and we will even do an inspection to make sure everything is in good working condition. You can count on us to get the job done right.