When should i empty my septic tank?

Answer On One Hand: Every Three to Five YearsAccording to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), you should hire a professional to empty your septic tank every three to five years. Septic tanks develo... Read More »

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How often should you empty a household septic tank?

A septic tank should be pumped out every three to five years. The amount of time between each pumping depends on how big the septic tank is and how much waste flows into it.Source:SDSU Cooperative ... Read More »

How often do you empty a septic tank?

How often you need to pump your septic tank depends on the size of your unit and the number of people in your home, according to the National Small Flow Clearinghouse. Check the NSFC chart for a gu... Read More »

How often do I need to empty my septic tank?

Three factors determine when to empty a septic system: size of tank, the number of people in the house and the volume of solids in the wastewater. In a four-person household, 500-gallon tanks requi... Read More »

Should Both Covers Be Dug Up When Having Your Septic Tank Emptied?

If you have a two-compartment septic tank, both tank covers must be uncovered when you have the septic tank emptied. Houses built since about 1975 have two-compartment tanks. If you do not have ris... Read More »