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Septic Services 101 [infographic]

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Here at Lee Kirk & Sons Septic, we understand that moving to a home with a septic system for the first time is a big transition and that having to maintain it can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, maintaining a septic system is much easier than it might first seem as long as you have experienced technicians like ours to provide the services you need. Keep reading to get an overview of the septic services you will need to keep your system in good working order.

Septic Services 101 [infographic]

  • Septic Pumping – The main thing you will need to worry about when it comes to maintaining your septic system is having the tank pumped. Our technicians will use a vacuum hose to remove the solid waste from the bottom of your tank to make room for new wastewater to enter—everything will be pumped into our tanker truck, which we will then haul away to a proper treatment facility.
  • Drain Field Repair – Another of our septic services that you will need occasionally (but hopefully not too often) is drain field repair. The drain field is a network of pipes and filters connected to your tank, and its job is to treat the wastewater that flows out so that it can be safely returned to the soil. When the drain field needs to be repaired, you will likely see puddles of water on your lawn, or notice your lawn becoming patchy, with areas of grass that are either noticeably healthier or noticeably worse off than the rest.
  • Septic Tank Installation – Sometimes, your whole septic system may need to be replaced, or you may need to have a system installed for a new construction project. In either case, you can turn to our team to get the expert septic services you need.