How Often Should You Have Your Septic System Pumped?

There are many opinions regarding this question. I am in agreement with the theory of having your septic system pumped every two years. I would even go so far as to recommend that you have your drain field lines and distribution box flushed and vacuumed ever five years. The extra prevention and maintenance goes a long way toward saving you money down the road. It's also important to inspect the [...]

Septic Pumping: How Often Should I Get It Pumped?

You might never really think much about septic pumping, or where the waste goes when flushing a toilet or draining a kitchen sink. Most people with septic systems and septic drain fields are no different. How it all works is a mystery to most. The main misconception about septic systems is that they have a large tank that holds all that waste until a septic contractor with a large truck [...]

How Often Do You Need Septic Maintenance?

Like everything else, if you don’t keep up with routine maintenance, before long, your septic system will require expensive repairs or even need to be replaced entirely. In order for septic systems to stay healthy over the lifetime of the home, homeowners should be sure to properly maintain their systems and septic drain fields. But how often should septic pumping and other septic tank maintenance be done?  The answer will [...]