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Recent Septic Tank Service Reviews in Chesapeake

  • Richardson Plumbing Company
    The job was done professionally and in a timely manner. He kept me well informed of all work being done and did an excellent job.
    James A.
    They're very honest and they call back immediately. They're very, very, flexible especially since we're out of state. We used them before we moved, so we already had a relationship. I can always count on Travers and when they tell me something I know that it's true. I don't have to guess or suspect
    Sean H.
  • Wood Septic Tank Co
    They were excellent. We never had any problems. We have many family mbrs on 10 acres of land and they do all the homes at the same time.
    Jamie H.
  • CS Hines Inc
    Another plumbing company had cut our sewer line and was recommending we hook up to city sewer which would have cost THOUSANDS of dollars. this company pumped out septic tank, found where sewer line was cut and told us there was nothing wrong with our septic system. I would highly recommend.
    Dennis M.
    B Ray Hines is excellent. We would highly recommend him for any septic project. He is prompt, knowledgeable, and honest. He works with his crew and does NOT recommend costly unnecessary repairs or replacement--in other words he is far above some competitors.
    Rebecca I.
  • Lanthorn Construction and Plumbing
    Plumbing: Previous experience was good and recommended to a neighbor for plumbing work. Requested service and immediately had a time that worked for me. Gentleman called to let me know he was on his way during the period I expected them and showed with no issues. Services performed professionally
    James G.
    We contacted him on the advice of a friend. Even though there was a negative review here, we went with our friend's recommendation. We are happy to say David was early for the appointment, professional, answered all of our questions and explained how our septic system works. He also took the time
    Melisa A.
  • Richardson Plumbing Company
    The repair was made timely and professionally. The price and quality of the product delivered was excellent. David took care of everything including City inspection. In addition, he followed up to ensure everything was working properly. Service should be define by the manner in which Richardson
    Donald B.
  • Duck's Septic Tank Service
    They did very well. They showed up on time, very reasonable price, very friendly people, and they answered all of my questions. I payed a very reasonable price for both the inspection and the pump together.
    Christopher C.
  • Atlantic Septic Systems Inc
    my first time owning a septic system. Older home purchased 10 months ago. Danny was very professional, explained how the system worked and gave me the opportunity to see what was needed, and what should have been done prior to purchasing the home. messy job but all was done within a few hours.
    Allen T.

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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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