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  • Knights Septic Tank
    They called to say they could come a day earlier than anticipated. All went as you would expect a good company to perform. I also got a discount for being a senior citizen.
    David S.
  • Knights Septic Tank
    My 84 year old mother was having problems with her septic tank after the ground became saturated from storm. She called them and they promptly responded even though their office was 35 miles away. They did what was necessary quickly and courteously. She was so please that she asked me to go online and post this rreview
    Michael G.
  • Knights Septic Tank
    Knights did an excellent job creating a minimum disruption in the landscape. The men were very courteous and informative. I would definitely refer them to my best friend.
    Beth S.
  • Knights Septic Tank
    They just couldn't have been more helpful. Found a rather simple solution to a difficult problem. Provided suggestions to the Plumber who was called in to help. Left his number with me and has since responded promptly to email questions. Busy business, but really came to help us asap. Couldn't recommend them more
    Beverly W.
  • A Rooter Company
    it went very well. he had to make a trip for parts due to house plumbing set for top mount sinks and not under counter mounts. He was very knowledgeable, professional and very reasonable on price. He came late afternoon and was there til after 9 and even returned the next morning to complete everything. No extra charges for return trip or trip for parts. Price included parts and labor. I HIGHLY recommend David. I know his initial estimate was 1/3 the price of two others that I called. I can't imagine what the charges would have been with them with the extra trips. David answered all my questions and cleaned up afterward. I discussed a tankless water heater with him and will be doing that very soon also
    Ronald B.
  • Knights Septic Tank
    Made one call. Appointment set up for two hours later. Truck and crew would be at the house between 3 and 5. It is now 5. I am sitting in my living room. Plumbing/septic is fixed and truck has been gone over half hour. Both workers were clean, courteous, and gentlemen. They cleaned up after themselves and after me
    stephen p.
    They came in with their backhoe and rocks and plastic and they dug down and did it quickly and nicely and didn't interfere with anything. They didn't damage any of my trees or bushes. They did an excellent job.
    Nancy W.
  • Backhoe For Hire Moncks Corner Sc
    Jerry did everything he said he would do and in a few instances, even a little more. When it came time to pay, the price was the amount we had agreed upon and not a penny more. He worked every day, worked long hours, started when he said he would and finished within the time frame we had discussed. He was always poite and curtious, never talking down to me because I am a woman. I would recommend Backhow for Hire, Jerry Hall, to you as a refreshing relief from those bigger companies
    Elizabeth J.
    Fast, painless experience. I called on a Friday and was able to schedule the clean out for the following morning. Office staff was fantastic about checking their records to see when the tank was last serviced, as we are new owners who have never been on a septic system before. Technicians arrived within the time frame scheduled and made quick work of it. Were very informative
    Lisa K.
    I'd not had my septic tank pumped out in over 10 years. Not experiencing problems. Just didn't want any! Called A-1 based on Angies List reviews. Not sure if price is comparable to others but I was comfortable with it. They called prior to arriving but arrived about 1/2 hour late. Not a big deal. Stuff happens. The person that arrived and did the work took time to explain what he was doing and and answer all of my questions. I think he did a good job and I'd recommend this company to others
    West J.

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Septic Tank Service FAQ

  1. What are the signs your septic tank is full?

    Answer: There are several signs that indicate your septic tank could be full. These include standing water over your septic tank, a strong odor coming from your yard, gurgling water, slow drains, or a sewage backup. While many of these signs could also be indicative of a clogged system, they should all be checked out by a professional ASAP to avoid costly damages. In the absence of any of these signs, it’s recommended that septic tanks be emptied every 3 to 5 years on average.

  2. How often should a septic tank be serviced?

    Answer: On average, septic tanks should be serviced every 3 to 5 years in the absence of any worrying signs that the tank is clogged or full. The size of your septic tank, the number of people living in your home, and your average water usage will all impact how often your septic tank needs to be serviced.

  3. What are the most common causes of septic tank failure?

    Answer: The most common cause of septic tank failure is improper maintenance. Failing to pump a septic tank on the appropriate schedule will cause septic tank failure and likely result in a costly septic tank repair or replacement. On average, septic tanks should be pumped every 3 to 5 years, but the size of your tank, the number of people in your home, and your average water usage may shorten or extend this timeframe.

  4. How much does it cost to pump a septic tank?

    Answer: The cost to pump a septic tank is $400 on average or about $0.30 per gallon. The size of your septic tank, as well as local labor costs, will impact the cost of pumping your septic tank. Most septic tanks are between 600 and 2,000 gallons in size, meaning the average cost range is between $180 to $600.

  5. How much does it cost to install a septic system?

    Answer: The cost to install a septic tank system is between $3,060 and $9,810, on average. The size of the septic tank you choose, the land you’re installing it on, the type of system you choose, and local labor costs will all influence the total cost of installing a septic system. Anaerobic septic tanks (those that don’t need oxygen) typically cost between $3,000 and $8,000. Aerobic systems, which utilize oxygen to activate bacteria and are popular on smaller properties, usually cost between $10,000 and $20,000.

  6. How long does a septic system last?

    Answer: When septic systems are well maintained, they can last up to 30 years or more. If a septic system isn’t properly maintained, such as when it isn’t pumped regularly, it may malfunction and require costly repairs or a premature replacement. In general, septic tank pumping is recommended every 3 to 5 years to ensure the septic system lasts as long as possible.

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