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What is the purpose of my septic tank?

A septic tank is an essential piece of your water treatment and recycling system. The tank is where waste accumulates over time and gets broken down by bacterial action. This waste even gets liquefied due to natural bacterial decomposition. The remaining waste forms a layer of sludge at the bottom of the tank, which serves as a settling basin.

How does my septic tank work?

Septic tank systems consist of a tank, soil absorption field and drain field. The tank takes in any organic matter and separates liquid waste and solid matter from your wastewater. The liquid wastewater exits the tank into the drain field, while the solids are broken down. The soil naturally removes any harmful bacteria.

What does our septic tank inspection entail?

Every time we conduct septic tank pumping service in the Boyertown, PA region, we first perform a comprehensive inspection. This inspection includes a detailed look at the following:

Why is septic tank service necessary?

Septic tank pumping and cleaning services are necessary to avoid the exorbitant costs of a system replacement and problems such as flooded lawns, foul odors, leaking and slowness when toilets are flushed.

What steps should I take to keep my septic system running efficiently?

There are multiple steps you can to keep your septic system running efficiently. The first is getting regular service as mentioned above. You can also have a filter system installed to trap waste materials and keep your tank in prime condition. You can also be cognizant of what items you put down your garbage disposal and flush down your toilet.

If you are interested in learning more about our septic tank cleaning services in the Boyertown, PA region, we encourage you to call us at 610-674-0601 or fill out a contact form on our website.