When you do not have septic tank maintenance done on a regular basis, you might run into problems. Septic tank maintenance is the key to keeping your septic system in good condition. Many people tend to overlook getting maintenance done on their septic system because they have the attitude that if it isn’t broken, it does not need to be fixed. This may be the case with some things, but it is definitely not the case with septic systems.
Septic tank maintenance includes emptying your septic tank. Residential septic tanks need to be emptied every three to five years, depending on the size of your household. Commercial septic tanks need to be emptied more often than every three years because there is an increased amount of people using the tank. If your septic tank is full, it will back up into your home or business. This is a nightmare to clean up and is very expensive and time consuming. A full septic tank can also cause cracks and holes in your septic system.
The second part of septic tank maintenance is that once the tank is emptied, it is inspected for any damage. This will greatly extend the life of your septic system. If you can find a small problem and fix it before it becomes a bigger problem, it will save you a lot of money in the long run.
If you are looking for an experienced company to do septic tank maintenance at your home or business, call Degler Waste Services today. We know septic tanks and have been doing septic tank maintenance for decades.