Septic systems are a great way to manage the waste from your home when a sewer system isn’t available. However, if you do not maintain your septic tank properly, the system responsible for removing waste from your homes can become damaged. Although this can result in a variety of unpleasant scenarios, there are three primary indicators that your septic tank requires repair, cleaning, or pumping.
Septic Tank Overflows
If your septic tank is overflowing: you probably won’t need any signs to alert you to the problem. You will immediately notice it.
This situation is uncommon, but it occurs when the water level rises above the outlet pipe and overflows into your yard. This indicates that you have a severely clogged drain field and should have it repaired immediately.
Grass is Much Greener in One Section of Your Yard
If the grass around your septic tank is unusually green: this could indicate that your septic tank is leaking sewage into the groundwater.
If you notice that this area has become unusually lush, you should contact a technician immediately to determine if your system is damaged. Don’t delay calling a professional if you notice this. A simple repair now can save you money in the long run!
Foul Odors in the Yard and House
If you notice foul odors in your yard or even in your house, this could be a sign that your septic tank is in need of a repair.Call a professional right away if you notice this. A pro can help put an end to the foul odor quickly and efficiently.
If you are experiencing problems with your septic tank, you can easily resolve them by contacting us. We are experts in septic tank repair and pumping. Our team can discuss the problems you are noticing and discuss how we can address them quickly.