Do you have a septic tank on your Loudon County, VA property? If so, do you know the last time your tank was pumped out? If you only recently purchased your home and the former owner didn’t provide you with any records, you may not. If your own record-keeping has been spotty, you may be struggling to remember.
In either case, the safe bet is to assume that it’s time and call us to schedule an appointment right away. Then, once the tank has been pumped, start keeping careful records from that point so you won’t lose track of it going forward.
Here’s a good rule of thumb: Have your tank pumped out every three to five years, and each time you do, have your system inspected too. Inspections are one of the keys to ensuring that the septic tank on your Loudon County, VA property provides you with decades of reliable, hassle-free service.
By giving our experienced technicians the chance to inspect your system from end to end at regular intervals, we can spot issues while they’re still in their formative stages and relatively easy and inexpensive to repair, which saves you money over the long term.
It’s also important that you know and understand the signs that the septic tank on your Loudon County, VA property may be struggling. It will try to tell you, if you know what to look for. Here are some of the more common signs of a system in trouble:
- You begin noticing unpleasant odors, either in the area of your drain field, or coming up from your faucets and toilets.
- The pipes behind your walls rattle and groan any time you turn on a faucet or flush a toilet, making your house sound like it’s haunted.
- The grasses growing over your drain field and septic tank are a notably brighter shade of green than the grasses elsewhere in your yard.
- Your sinks drain very slowly and your toilets won’t flush properly, no matter what you do.
If you notice any of these things, it’s important to give us a call to schedule service right away. We’ll come out, get to the bottom of the issue and give you a list of recommended repairs, along with a free, no obligation estimate so you’ll have a clear understanding of what it will take to put the issue behind you.
Then, assuming you’re comfortable with our estimate, we’ll get to work! As the top-rated septic service company in the area, you’re in good hands with us. We’ve not only been in the business for decades, but we’ve built our reputation by exceeding the expectations of every customer we serve. Give us a call and we’ll be there when you need us.