Does your house or building use a septic system? If so, when’s the last time you got the septic tank pumped? What’s that? You said, “Never.” Well, you’re like most people, then… since you don’t see the tank, you don’t think about it much, if at all. In fact, it’s usually only when a person smells something stinky coming from the outdoor area where the tank is buried, or there’s a problems in the sinks, tubs or toilets inside (with a stinky stench) that they call a company like Carolina Septic Pro to “come take a look.”
Septic Tank Maintenance is Paramount
Well, you should have your septic tank pumped every few years or so because septic tank maintenance matters. If you’ve got a lot of people using your toilets, etc., then you’ll need more frequent pump outs. And the size of your septic tank also factors in– smaller tanks need more frequent pump outs than larger ones.
Basically, a septic tank is full of waste and that waste should be “pumped out” to make room for more waste as time goes on. Otherwise, you might get clogs and excess overflow. So, regular pumping of your tank can help prevent damage. If you don’t want backups in your pipes, and you do want water and waste to flow smoothly through your plumbing system, then get your tank pumped every few years or so.
When you get your tank pumped out, you end up prolonging the life of the tank which therefore saves you money in the long run. It also helps prevent property damage– you avoid untreated wastewater from messing with your yard (and wells and groundwater).
Finally, if you’re planning on selling your place, you can tell potential buyers you’ve had your system pumped recently, which helps increase the value of your property. “Oh good, then I don’t have to worry about that,” says the potential buyer.
Need your septic tank pumped? Call Carolina Septic Pro at 980-500-1022.