(Check out the most common septic problems from drainsandplumbing.com)
Clogs, smells, leaks and pipe breakage are among the more common drain problems: septic problems include dangerous sewer gas, bad smells and problems with lines and tanks. If a septic tank is well built and relatively new, the main problems that will arise will most likely be ones that can be prevented. An overloaded septic tank can make a big mess, as the extra water in the tank leaches out into the drain field until the ground is saturated with wastewater. A properly running drain field sends the normal amount of water soaking into the soil from some inches below the surface where the pipes have been buried.
When the field is planned, the builder should take into consideration things like soil composition, trees and ground water levels that may interfere with the field’s freedom of movement. Furthermore, before a septic system is constructed, county regulations require the soil have a “perc” test…(Click here for more)
A1 Septic Services Inc.
1 Brush Hill Rd, Suite 339
New Fairfield, CT 06812
Phone: (203) 746-5482