Have you had any your septic system pumped or maintained recently? If no, summer is the time to have your septic system serviced. Here are the top reasons why summer is when you should get the septic system maintained and pumped.
Once the snow has melted and the ground is not frozen any more, the septic system becomes easier to locate and access. This allows the septic system expert to complete the maintenance work efficiently. Since the project can be completed in less time, it may also save you money.
Fix issues before Winter
Identify issues and leaks, and getting any repairs done in Summer will help you prepare for the colder weather. Freezing Winter temperatures can cause frozen pipes and other septic problems. It is best to have the maintenance and repairs done before that time.
The warmer months may mean having friends and family over. This may cause the system usage to go up, and if it hasn’t been maintained, it could lead to issues, like backups.
Signs your Septic System needs service
Any of the following signs indicate that your septic system needs urgent attention –
- your yard smells like sewage
- sewage backs up in toilets, tubs or sinks
- slow draining in plumbing fixtures
- visible sewage surfacing on lawns or ditches
- lush growth or soft areas on top of your septic field
If you are looking for septic or septic tank cleaning in Walled Lake or Oakland County, MI, call Shorty’s Sanitary Service at 248-332-6476.