Nobody wants their house to reek of sewage and other unpleasant smells. In order to keep this from happening you should be routinely pumping your septic tank. Doing this will not only keep your septic tank’s functionality in tip-top shape but also gets rid of any built-up blockage in the process. Septic tank pumping costs can vary depending on how much work needs to be done so keeping that cost as low as possible should be a priority for both you and your wallet.
Why You Should Pump Your Septic Tank
Over time septic tanks can become backed up due to either being overloaded or foreign objects making their way into the pipes. This blockage can lead to flooding, broken pipes, and a very unpleasant smell. In order to cut down on the chances of this happening it’s strongly recommended you pump your septic tank annually. Even if you don’t think there’s a problem you should still schedule one. Because you can’t see into the dark pipes it’s hard to gauge what’s right and what’s not so it’s better safe than sorry!
How Expensive is Septic Pumping?
Hiring a professional is important so you can identify any problems you may have and fix them at the outset, however; not everyone can comfortably spend a fortune every year in order to keep their pipes running. While costs differ depending on the size of the septic tank, the average price is $200-$600. Whether or not you’re on the higher or lower end of that spectrum is based on where you are and whether or not you have a 750-gallon tank, or a much grander 1500-gallon tank.
Take The Uncertainty Out of Septic Pumping’s Cost
In order to lower your septic pumping costs, the best thing to do is take out the uncertainty of it all. Take good care of your septic tank and don’t abuse it by flushing down things you shouldn’t. The price to pump it is minimal compared to the price it takes to repair a broken pipe or a flooded drain field. Maintain a flat rate each year so you can prepare to pay the pumping costs and won’t be surprised with any extra problems or fees.
How Can Norway Septic Help?
Norway Septic Inc. is a service-oriented company dedicated to providing excellent septic tank cleaning and septic tank pumping services to homeowners and business owners in the Michiana area. We take pride in doing the job that others leave behind. If you need a new effluent filter or if you would like to schedule a septic tank cleaning by one of our professionals, call us today.