Frequently asked questions
As we are sure you already know, you are not the first client to ask us a certain question regarding your septic system. To be deadly honest with you, we are somewhat tired of having to answer the same questions 2O times a day, 7 days a week. So to make things easier for both our clients and us, we decided to put together a page of the most frequently asked questions and some short answers to get you on the right path. Should you want to know a little more afterward, you are more than welcome to give us a shout.
Need To Be completely buried
The simple answer to this question is yes. This does not mean you will not be able to easily access them when needed. All septic tanks are fitted with an access hatch for precisely this reason. One does however need to make doubly sure that when this hatch is completely closed, it is 1OO% watertight. Should it not be, this is just going to cause major issues further down the line. So now that you know a bit more regarding your septic tank and how it should be buried, there should be no excuses.
How Deep And What Size
The answer to this question will largely depend on what type of material your tank is made of. To give you an example, a polyurethane tank should be buried at least 5OOmm beneath the soil. Once we have chosen your ideal tank, however, depending on the material, this depth will differ. The next question on most of our client’s minds would be the size. Now we take home size and occupation numbers into account when providing you with the final answer to this question. So we guess you will have to call us to find out more.
How Often Should It be pumped
Depending on the size and flow rate of your system, your tank should be cleaned and pumped every 2 to 5 years. If it fills quicker than this, we will need to pop round more often. This however does not mean you have to wait this long between inspections. If you are not sure of the size or flow rate, all you have to do is give our friendly experts a call and they will be more than happy to help you figure this out. We guarantee by the time they are done you will be 1OO% satisfied.
How Do I Avoid The Total Failure Of My System
The first one needs to start with a great plan and design. Then one needs to make sure that they make sure the installation process is carried out to the highest standards. No matter what it might take. Once all this is done, the only thing left to do is maintenance. The better your maintenance routine, the longer your system will work and last. It is a win-win situation, and we would be more than happy to help play our part so you do not need to worry about it. So give us a call today if you have any more questions.