Septic Tank Pumping

septic tank pumping truckIf you are due to have your septic tank pumped you have come to the right place. Roto-Rooter Plumbing is the best choice for quick & affordable septic tank pumping.  Fast, affordable, and available are just a few adjectives we use to describe our septic tank pumping service.

Septic systems do a great job at managing waste management for a household that is not connected to a municipal sewage system which happens to be just about every home and business in Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, & Columbia Counties. For those of us who own a home with a septic system it is important to stay aware of how to maintain a septic system and when to have the septic system pumped.

Pumping and emptying a septic tank is essential to prevent sewage overflow and keeping a septic system in good repair. When you need septic tank pumping services, look no further than Roto-Rooter! 

Due For a Pump?

When you have a septic system, the last thing you want is for your tank to overflow. A septic tank that is reaching capacity can cause a number of plumbing problems, such as slow draining in sinks and tubs/showers, and problems flushing the toilets in a home. Understanding your septic system can go a long way in preventing problems with a septic tank that is too full. 

Regardless of the last time you had your septic tank pumped, your septic system should still be inspected semi-annually. In addition to ensuring that all components of the system are working properly, a septic system inspection also includes checking the waste level of your septic tank. Ensuring all components of a homes sewer system are functioning properly is a vital part of successfully maintaining a homes plumbing system. Some common signs of a septic tank that is nearing capacity include:

  • Drain Problems: When your septic tank is nearing capacity, you will most likely experience drain problems in multiple drains in your home.
  • Bad Smells: As waste in your septic tank nears the top, you are more likely to experience foul smells in your home. The smell of the waste can flow through the drains in your house, creating a smelly situation.
  • Issues with the Drain Field: A septic system drain field is designed to efficiently remove liquid waste away from a house. If the septic tank is too full and needs to be pumped and emptied, the drain field may not be able to work properly and a homeowner may notice standing water.