Septic Tank Repair Eugene Oregon
Most people don’t know exactly how to repair their own septic tank, or even when. There comes a time when all of a sudden you just smell that dreaded smell and know something is wrong, but what is it? When do you need to do Septic Tank Repair, when do you need to replace it, and when do you maintain it? Read on to find out just how.
Septic Tank Maintenance
The first step to making sure you don’t need Septic Tank Repair is to maintain it. You should consistently be checking the levels to make sure it’s correct, but you really do need a professional to come out and do routine maintenance and checks one time per year. This will ensure that you’re getting the smaller things fixed before something really bad happens. During maintenance, your professional will generally do…
Septic Tank Repair
So, you’ve maintained your septic tank to standards and now it’s time for a repair. Hey, it happens to them all eventually. Here are some steps that you can take prior to repair to make sure that there really is an issue that needs repairing.
Is there sewage in the house?
If there’s sewage in the house, check the levels on your septic tank. If the water level is low, then you have a clog and need to call a plumber. If the water level is high, you’ll need to have the tank pumped.
If the Drainfield stinks
Keep everyone away! This is waste and is a hazard. You’ll need to either have your tank pumped or repaired at this point. The drainfield being stinky is because you didn’t have your septic tank pumped enough and you let the sludge and waste build up too much. Once it’s at this point, you do have a few options, but this is nothing you’ll want to deal with yourself. At this point, it’s time to hire a professional to come in. You don’t want to risk your family’s health, and if done improperly, will result in much bigger issue. If you need more detail on this, refer to this website for more detail.
Septic Tank Repair in Eugene
Fortunately, we are here to help! If you get in early enough, we may be able to repair your septic tank instead of replacing your septic tank. The cost saving could be tremendous. Always, when we come out for a repair call we will do our best to make sure that your septic tank is in good working order, and we will provide you with a written warranty on the work we have provided. If you do need a replacement tank at this point, we will be upfront with the costs, and offer discounts if we have been maintaining it from the beginning.