Fall septic tank maintenance helps you make sure that your septic system in Bonham, TX functions optimally and won’t be likely to give out on you during the coldest months of the year. At Dusty Underwood Plumbing & Septic, we encourage homeowners to schedule septic repair and maintenance services before fall.
The following tips can make fall septic tank maintenance easy for you.
Schedule a Septic Pumping
If your septic tank hasn’t been pumped since the septic installation, or it’s been more than three years, consider scheduling a septic tank pumping this fall so that you’ll have one less home maintenance task to worry about.
Inspect for Leaks and Drips
Be sure to watch out for leaks in your septic system. A leaky system will contaminate underground water sources and the soil, exposing your family to hazardous materials. Small leaks can also expose your pipes to the elements, resulting in freezing and bursting. If the damage is simply too severe, our team might recommend septic replacement before fall.
Clean the Area Around the Tank
As debris can potentially harm your septic system its aerator, ensure that you clear twigs, fallen branches, and other types of debris around the septic tank. It also helps to clear the way should you require septic repairs and other septic services this fall.
These tips will help you prepare your septic tank for fall. Remember to hire a licensed professional to assist with repairs and maintenance. Contact Dusty Underwood Plumbing & Septic to schedule an appointment.
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