As implied, gravity drainfields work by allowing the effluent to flow from the septic tank into a series of trenches by gravity. To allow this, the drainfield must be below the outlet level of the septic tank. A conventional gravity system consists of a network of distribution components laid in gravel filled trenches. The trenches […]
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Septic drain field repair is one of the most daunting tasks associated with the system. While other problems to do with the plumbing can be fixed with relatively minor headaches, repairing the drain field can range from minor to very expensive repairs. You might need repairs if… You notice your plumbing system slow down, especially […]
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A Photographic Guide to Pumping a Septic Tank Article contents Inspect septic area safety before approaching the septic tank – do not approach an area of subsidence without expert assistance – risk of fatality Inspect septic tank covers & cleanouts for safe secure closure Inspect septic tank baffles for indications abnormally high sewage levels: blockage […]
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90% of septic system problems start in the drain field. Puddles in the backyard? Water backing up into household drains? Septic odor in the backyard? Pumper told you to replace your drain field These are signs of a failing drain field and potentially a huge headache and a big hit in your wallet. Puddles in […]
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Below is a brief overview of how septic systems work. 1. All water runs out of your house from one main drainage pipe into a septic tank. 2. The septic tank is a buried, water-tight container usually made of concrete, fiberglass, or polyethylene. Its job is to hold the wastewater long enough to allow solids […]
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Septic Service 24/7 Call (352) 504-5101 or Send a Message below. 1. Household size 2. Total wastewater generated 3. Volume of solids in wastewater 4. Septic tank size If you think you are experiencing any septic issues, you should contact a professional immediately to avoid damage to your system.
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