Homeowner’s Guide to Septic Installation

If you are among the majority of homeowners who have enjoyed the convenience of the municipality maintaining your sewer system, then moving to a house with a septic installation can be challenging...

Homeowner’s Guide to Septic Installation

Jan 25

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Homeowner’s Guide to Septic Installation

If you are among the majority of homeowners who have enjoyed the convenience of the municipality maintaining your sewer system, then moving to a house with a septic installation can be challenging. This article will guide you through the septic system installation process so that you know what to expect and can prepare accordingly. We will also include some tips on care and maintenance. If you have any questions or if you are ready to schedule an appointment for an installation, then call Metro Septic Pumping today. Our live representatives and qualified technicians are ready to take your call.

The Preparations

There is going to be a lot of digging and excavating, so there are almost certainly going to be obstructions in the process. For one, cities and counties may require permits. There may be utility lines running under your home. Our experts will survey the property and determine the best location for the septic tank installation. We will also take care of any required permits.

Dig, Dig, Dig

The septic system is a big system. Reasonably, there is going to be a lot of digging to make room for the tank and drain field. Our professionals will make sure the surrounding area is sturdy and appropriate for the tank. Then, the excavating begins!

Installing the Components

Have you ever put a furniture together? There are many parts in the septic system’s network. Our team will install the septic tank, inlet pipes, outlet pipes, and drain field using their cumulative decades of experience.

Fill It Up!

We are not going to leave your property in ruins. We are going to clean up the mess and cover your new septic system with dirt and smoothen out your yard. We will also mark important access points so that you can refer to them when you schedule a maintenance or repair. Remember to note the points and keep it in mind.

Caring for Your Septic System

Paying a couple hundred dollars a month to have the city or county maintain your septic system is bittersweet. Owners of septic systems also experience a bittersweet feeling. On the one hand, you are free from paying monthly sewer bills. On the other, the responsibility of maintaining your septic system is on your shoulders.
Proper care can save you from serious headaches. Remember the customaries: do not flush anything other than toilet paper, pee and poo; do not toss food scraps into the kitchen sink; do not pour used greases, oils, and fats in the drains; and regularly rinse your drains with hot water. 
With a septic system, you have to be extra careful, though. There are vital “good” bacteria in the septic tank that break down solid waste into sludge. This saves space. Anti-bacterial soaps and chemicals will harm or kill these helpful bacteria. Be mindful of these friends when you use your system. Avoid pouring bleach, chemical drain cleaners, and anti-bacterial soaps down your drains.

Any Questions?

If you have any further questions, please feel free to call Metro Septic Pumping. Our friendly professionals are always happy to help.
 

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