Gainesville VA septic tank cleaning is required by the EPA every one to three years. In addition to basic cleaning and waste removal, every septic system also needs a thorough inspection and a maintenance and repair schedule to ensure it functions at peak optimization, which reduces the chance of equipment failure.
Advantage Septic Service has performed septic tank cleaning in Gainesville VA and other towns and cities for over 30 years. Our company is locally owned and also one of the most respected businesses for commercial and residential septic system maintenance and repair in Northern Virginia.
Scheduled maintenance preserves the integrity of a septic system, saves money over the lifespan of the tank and other components, and protects the local environment. A robust maintenance schedule must include regular removal of the wastewater (effluent), inspection of the alarm system, and inspection of the ejector pump and float control switch whenever the septic tank is opened for routine cleaning or any other servicing operation.
When the components function properly, they activate the alarm when wastewater rises to the high-level point in the tank. The warning lets the tank owner or manager know that it is time to schedule a removal servicing and have a tank truck pump out effluent and other wastewater.
If the wastewater continues to rise and reaches the tank fill point before it can be pumped out, the float control switch sounds the alarm again, sending out an emergency release warning. Quickly after that, the float activates the sewer ejector pump which releases wastewater through the outlet pipe. It continues until the float returns to a safe level. At that point, the control switch shuts down the sewer ejector pump and turns off the alarm if the manager or owner has not already deactivated it.
If both of the alarms begin to sound more often, particularly if they are far in advance of any scheduled waste removal, it can be an indication there is a buildup of solid matter on the bottom of the septic tank. When the buildup gets too high, a routine removal may not be enough, so a thorough cleaning of the Gainesville VA septic tank should be scheduled.
At every scheduled or emergency cleaning or waste removal, Advantage is there with trained technicians and drivers, modern tanker trucks, and the newest equipment to ensure each operation is handled properly and with the minimum amount of risk for a spill or accidental discharge. Every piece of equipment we use is authorized by the Virginia Department of Health to collect, store, and transport wastewater to an approved sewage treatment plant.
If you are developing a new housing edition or considering upgrading your septic system in an industrial park, you need a septic service that specializes in providing working solutions for your home or business septic system. Contact Advantage Septic Service today at (703) 392-7070 to schedule an appointment at our offices or for us to visit your work site.