Dan has been pumping septic systems for 48 years and his son, Scott has been pumping septic systems for 27 years, with the exception of 4 years when he proudly served his country in the United States Marines. We take pride in our work.
Here are some signs to look for that may mean you need your septic system pumped:
If your toilet is backing up. Your sewer smells. Gurgling sounds in your drains. Slow drains in your sink, bathtub, and/or toilets. Your drainfield is ponding.
What we do: We pump out your septic tank, backwash it, and clean the filter. If you have a lift tank we also pump that.
*Don’t wash more than one load of laundry a day. It is too hard on your septic system.
*Fix any leaking toilets or faucets.
*Plumb your water softener backwash cycle outside, not into your septic tank.
Otherwise it will kill all of the bacteria in your tank. It is legal to do this.
*Do not plant any trees or shrubs around or on your septic, drainfield, or mound systems.
Do NOT put any of these items down your sinks or toilets:
Facial tissues, wipes, sanitary products, disposable diapers, Q-tips, dental floss, condoms, cigarette butts, cat litter, egg shells, cooking grease, paint, chemicals, or coffee grinds. Use very little bleach.
It is required by Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire County to have your septic pumped and inspected every 3 years. This is good maintenance for your septic system.