Save Money

Inspecting and cleaning your septic system will save a considerable amount of money in the long run. Repairing or replacing a failing system can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Addressing minor problems before they become major – and expensive – is a sound investment considering the expense of a new system.

Safeguard Your Health – and the Environment

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An effective septic system filters out pollutants from household wastewater. A failing system is a health hazard because it allows pollutants such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and disease-causing bacteria and viruses to contaminate groundwater and, in some cases, underground sources of drinking water. With one fourth of U.S. homes using septic systems, more than 4 billion gallons of wastewater per day are dispersed below the ground’s surface, Drinking contaminated water poses a serious risk of contracting acute gastrointestinal illnesses and diseases such as hepatitis.

Live Comfortably

A malfunctioning or improperly maintained septic system quickly becomes a nuisance. Toilets, sinks, and tubs may drain slowly or back up even after repeated plunging. You may smell foul odors in the home or yard. The leach field may be persistently soggy and bad smelling. Puddles may form on the surface.

It’s the Responsible Thing To Do

A properly designed and constructed septic system provides effective treatment for household wastewater but must be regularly maintained in order to function efficiently and prevent failure. Repairing or replacing a malfunctioning septic system is extremely expensive, and failing systems can pose a health hazard by contaminating surface and well water. Routinely inspecting, cleaning and pumping your septic system ensures that it works properly and extends its operational lifespan.

Protect Your Home’s Value

A malfunctioning, obsolete or inadequate septic system will be a major obstacle to the sale of your home and may prevent a potential buyer from securing homeowner’s insurance or a mortgage. Keeping your system in good working order will protect your investment and avoid complications during a sale. lt’s always a good idea to have
the septic system inspected and make any necessary repairs before listing the home for sale.