C M Kristman, Inc.

About

Founded 1970 • With Angi since June 2010

Full Service Septic and Excavating Contractor with over 40 years experience. We accept Visa/Mastercard and Discover.

Awards and Badges

Angi Certified

2022 Super Service Award

Business Highlights

Emergency Services OfferedEmergency Services Offered

Verified Reviews

5.0

(114) Verified Reviews

Ratings Distribution

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Rating Details

Price

4.8

Professionalism

5.0

Punctuality

4.9

Quality

4.9

Responsiveness

4.9

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septic tank service (109)plumbers (20)excavating (19)drain pipe installation (11)well & water pump repair (5)
Showing 1-25 of 114 reviews
5.0

12/15/2022


Pamela K.

This company exceeded my expectations! The staff was delightful. Kelly and Sherry not only didn’t hesitate to answer any of my questions the educated me on the process. The communication was excellent. Jesus arrived punctually, he was professional, and got the job done timely. I highly recommend CM Kristman, you won’t be disappointed!

Description of Work
Pumping of septic tank! The

Category septic tank

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Service Provider Response

Thank you very much! We appreciate that you took the time to give us a review.
5.0

06/02/2022


Ursula B.

We couldn't be happier. Our previous septic contractor was slow to respond and their price estimate was way too high. C.M Kristman responded to our inquiry almost immediately yesterday afternoon, and this morning a new pump was installed and operating before 10 a.m.

Description of Work
Replace septic pump

Category septic tank

Cost $1,970

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 06/02/2022

Service Provider Response

Thank you very much for your review. Our goal is to provide the best service possible to every customer. We appreciate you taking the time to let others know!
5.0

05/16/2022


Mark J.

They responded quickly to my request as the system was backed up due to the filter being clogged. Came out, cleaned the septic filter, had my system operating as intended.

Description of Work
Clean septic filter

Category septic tank

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 03/28/2022

Service Provider Response

Thank you for your review. We are happy that we were able to help! We strive to provide exceptional service for our customers.
5.0

01/10/2022


John K.

Elisa Kristman was exceptional.....Prompt, responsive, fair pricing....We really appreciated the great customer service !

Description of Work
Septic pump diagnosis and repair

Category septic tank

Cost $550

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 01/10/2022

Service Provider Response

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I really appreciate it. If you ever need anything else, please do not hesitate to call.
5.0

10/10/2021


Jannie B.

I am a contractor who has dealt with different subs over the years. Having just moved, we needed a new septic system. Every interaction we had with C.M. Kristman was honest, professional and well executed.

Description of Work
Design and installation of a new septic system

Category excavators, septic tank

Cost $14,900

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 10/08/2021

Service Provider Response

We appreciate the great review. Thank you for taking the time to write one. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance as we can provide routings maintenance as well.
5.0

06/02/2021


Jeff H.

Pump alarm sounding @ 2:10 PM. I called C M Kristman and received return call within an hour, advising a technician was on their way to my home. Pump was found to be defective and replacement was recommended, and approved to proceed with repair. Pump was replaced, job site cleaned up and technician departed just over two hours after his arrival. Excellent initial response and each step of the process exceeded my expectations. I've been a customer for 19 years and plan to continue the relationship for the foreseeable future.

Description of Work
Septic Tank Pump Failure - Alarm Sounding

Category septic tank

Cost $900

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 05/24/2021

Service Provider Response

Thanks for the great review! I really appreciate you taking the time to leave a review.
5.0

03/04/2021


Queenie N.

My neighbor and I share a drive and Kristmans did an excellent job. My neighbor who has lived here for 40 years felt this was the best company she's dealt with. They always had our drives plowed promptly and the employees are very cheerful, attentive and considerate of your property. I recommend them highly.

Description of Work
residential snow plowing

Category excavators

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 02/19/2021

5.0

12/31/2020


Richard G.

CM Kristman communicated very well during the whole process from request for service to implementation. They even sent a note requesting to move pumping one day due to an emergency. They showed up on the alternate day they requested. Very professional in their business approach, which is something to be admired in today's world.

Description of Work
Septic system maintenance pumping

Category septic tank

Cost $230

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 12/24/2020

Service Provider Response

Thank you for taking the time to write a review...even for a small job. We really appreciate it.
5.0

12/22/2020


Olga G.

Excellent work, extremely knowledge, honest and efficient.

Description of Work
Septic Systems

Category septic tank

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 12/22/2020

Service Provider Response

Thanks [Member Name Removed]! I’m so glad everything worked out for you!
5.0

12/11/2020


Shahzad E.

Jesus was fantastic and very good in explaining our entire system (we rent so are new to septic tanks) and how to best maintain it.

Description of Work
Maintenance of septic tank

Category septic tank

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 12/11/2020

Service Provider Response

Thank you for the great review. I will pass this on to Jesus. It means so much to us that you took the time to comment on the work done. Elisa Kristman
5.0

11/09/2020


Michael F.

Identified as needed during home sale inspection, created high anxiety for all involved. Eliza and the Kristman team were excellent to work with, prompt with estimates, excellent communicating with all parties, keeping the proper authorities looped in, etc. You couldn't ask for a more professional response or performance.

Description of Work
Complete septic system replacement

Category septic tank

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 07/15/2020

Service Provider Response

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. This is a very stressful process for homeowners. You have been wonderful to deal with through it all. Good luck with everything! Elisa
5.0

10/29/2020


Tom B.

It had been a while. Their agent went above and beyond the normal service. Very satisfied with their service. Asked to be put on their calendar for a 3 year reminder.

Description of Work
Pump septic tank and inspect

Category septic tank

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 10/29/2020

Service Provider Response

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate it.
5.0

09/16/2020


Ellen F.

This was the third opinion. Kristman analyzed the situation and charged us about 90% less than either of the other two contractor's quotes. They understood our situation and responded in excellent fashion. They came highly recommended to me from another of our long-time trusted contractors. These people are the real-deal as far as we are concerned.

Description of Work
Inspection and possible repair or replacement of septic system

Category septic tank

Cost $4,000

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 09/16/2020

Service Provider Response

Thank you [Member Name Removed]. I’m glad everything worked out. Good luck with the sale of your home!
5.0

08/28/2020


Pam K.

Kristman Sanitation - Overall service was EXCELLENT from start to finish , took time explain each step of the process leaving nothing out and quick to answer any questions or concerns . I would highly recommend and would work with them again ....

Description of Work
Septic System

Category excavators, septic tank

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 08/28/2020

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Review for C M Kristman, Inc. - 1099 CANNERY RD, Coatesville, PA - 38836435

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Service Provider Response

Thanks [Member Name Removed], you were great to work with! Also, thanks for adding the pictures!!
5.0

08/10/2020


Brown V.

C M Kristman exceeded expectations on EVERY level including design, permitting, scheduling, installation, cost vs budget and above all...SERVICE!

Description of Work
Septic system replacement and drain pipe installation

Category excavators, septic tank, drain pipe

Cost $17,500

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 07/23/2020

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Review for C M Kristman, Inc. - 1099 CANNERY RD, Coatesville, PA - 38787469

Service Provider Response

Thank you for awarding your project to us. I hope you enjoy your new home. We appreciate the time you took to leave a review. It was great working with you!
5.0

06/04/2020


Tony H.

We've utilized Kristman services for over 14yr. Always responsive never any pressure to do something. System developed a problem and they were very responsive and issue quickly corrected

Description of Work
Septic system inspection and repair prior to placing house up for sale

Category septic tank, drain pipe

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 04/29/2020

Service Provider Response

Thanks, [Member Name Removed]. Your patience during these unprecedented times has greatly been appreciated. It’s been wonderful working with you all of these years. Good luck with your future plans.
5.0

05/06/2020


Penelope S.

I had Kristman put my septic in in 2017 and their prices are competitive and their work is top notch. Prompt, responsive and professional.

Description of Work
Routine septic pumping

Category septic tank

Cost $265

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 05/06/2020

Service Provider Response

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. You’ve been great to work! Thank you.
5.0

04/01/2020


Tod K.

Great. Show up when promised. Did their work quickly and clean up.

Description of Work
Septic tank clean

Category septic tank

Cost $258

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 03/25/2020

Service Provider Response

I’m glad we were able to do the work during these difficult times. Thank you for your business.
5.0

11/01/2019


scott S.

Quite well, the process was clearly explained, the scheduled was met and the work performed professionally.

Description of Work
Installation of a gravity feed septic drain system following the percolation test.

Category excavators, septic tank, drain pipe

Cost $11,000

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 11/01/2019

Service Provider Response

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. I’m glad everything went well and you were able to get a standard, in-ground system. You were great to work with, as well!
5.0

10/23/2019


Kevin L.

I received a reminder from CM Cristman that it was time for our scheduled tank pump out. I called in to accept the reminder. They initially indicated it might be several weeks due to heavy existing orders, but they were able to call back within 1 week to confirm a date. The tech arrived on time and handled the job very capably. I received a report and invoice, and payment method was easy. I recommend this service provider, and I will use them again.

Description of Work
Septic Pump Out

Category septic tank

Cost $265

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 10/23/2019

Service Provider Response

Thank you, [Member Name Removed]. We appreciate the time you took to leave a review.
1.0

08/27/2019


David K.

No one called emailed or responded at all

Description of Work
Skeptic clean out

Category septic tank

Work Completed On 08/27/2019

Service Provider Response

Hi [Member Name Removed], Please let me know what number or e-mail you used. I don't have any record of your call. Townsend is actually out of our service area, but typically we would have responded to you immediately to let you know that. I apologize and I will look into this. Again, let me know if you e-mailed me or our main email directly or if you sent information through Angie's Lisa. Again, my apologies. Elisa Kristman
5.0

05/12/2019


JoAnne L.

They were very prompt, quick and courteous. The only recommendation I would make would be to be a little neater returning the soil back on top of the lid when done. I would Hire them again.

Description of Work
2 tank pump out

Category septic tank

Cost $245

Services Performed? Yes

Hire Again? Yes

Work Completed On 05/12/2019