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Certified Septic Tank Pumping in Northern Alabama

If you have a home or business that utilizes a septic system, you know how important it is to properly maintain your septic system. Proper septic tank maintenance of your septic system ensures that it’s efficient and effective for years to come, and part of proper septic system maintenance is regularly pumping the septic tank to help avoid costly repairs.

Economy Septic Tank Service provides expert septic tank services throughout all of Northern Alabama. Our highly trained and experienced technicians are certified to work with a variety of septic systems and respect your property whenever we’re called to empty a septic tank. Let us help you keep your septic system running in its top condition with regular pumping.

Northern Alabama Septic Tank Pumping Company

Septic tanks need to be regularly pumped to ensure that they are functioning properly and to avoid any mishaps, such as wastewater puddles in the drain field or collapsed inlet lines. According to the EPA, four factors determine how often a septic system should be pumped:

  • Size of the septic tank
  • Size of the household or business
  • How much wastewater is generated
  • Amount of solids in the wastewater

If you’re not sure if your septic tank is ready to be pumped, or worse, when it was last pumped, give our professional technicians a call before there is an emergency. We can help you determine when it’s time to schedule your septic tank pumping and help to get your system on a regular schedule to ensure its long-lasting effectiveness. Our professional, honest, and knowledgeable team can also help with all your septic tank services to ensure efficient results and provide reliable results:

Open septic system being pumped

Septic Pumping FAQs

We understand that there are many questions when it comes to septic systems and septic tank pumping. Here are a few of the most common questions we’re asked about septic services:

When should I have my septic tank pumped?

If you’re not sure whether it’s time to pump your septic tank, there are a few telltale signs, such as:

  • Sewage backups
  • Slow drains or flushes
  • Standing water over the drainfield
  • Lush grass or plants over the drainfield

If you notice any of these key signs, give us a call to schedule an appointment for septic tank pumping.

How often should I have my septic tank pumped?

Depending on the size of your tank and the size of your household, most septic tanks need to be pumped every three to five years. However, if you have a smaller septic tank or a larger family, you may need to pump your septic tank sooner. It’s best to give our technicians a call and schedule an appointment so that we can help you determine the right pumping schedule.

How long does it take to pump a septic tank?

It should take less than an hour for our certified technicians to pump your septic tank, with average times varying between 25-45 minutes for most tanks.

Do all septic tanks need to be pumped?

Yes! There isn’t a septic tank that doesn’t need to be pumped, but how often the tank should be pumped is based on a variety of factors, including whether or not you have a conventional or alternative system.

How much does septic tank pumping cost?

This is a very common question, and the answer depends on a variety of factors. For the most accurate estimate, please call our office.

If you don’t see your question above, give us a call or contact us online with your questions. We’re always here to help, and to ensure that your septic system is properly working. 

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Septic System Services

Our fully licensed team at Economy Septic Tank Service takes great pride and works with a variety of septic systems, including conventional and alternative septic systems, and provides certified septic tank services for our clients throughout Northern Alabama, including:

If you need your home or business’s septic tank pumped, schedule your service with our technicians. We provide honest estimates to our customers with the highest quality, respectful service since 1975, and look forward to helping you maintain your septic system.

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Call now to schedule your service.