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Service Call Fee for Septic Bids

Service Call Fee for Septic Bids

Here’s another story for the “I cannot make this stuff up file.” ¬† Let’s talk fees for a second. Our “Service Call Fee” is $125.00. That fee get’s our truck on site and starts working for emergencies. But then we go by the hour plus parts until we are done. ¬† There are other guys out there that’ll do a $75.00 service call. ¬† We lose some work to this problem over the phone. One needs to understand the difference….

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Able to revive a believed septic system failure

Able to revive a believed septic system failure

Yesterday,¬†Christopher Gross¬†and I spent 6 hours on one job. Yikes. Now the good news. My competitor wrote it up as a complete system failure. BTW, my competitor installs septic systems. Slight conflict of interest. I was called for a second opinion. Now the system was busted up, hence 6 hour repair. 1 hour was me spent inside the septic tank patching it. Good times, btw, but at least I was out of¬†the rain. ha ha. So back to the good…

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Update on Competitor wrote up system failure

Update on Competitor wrote up system failure

Here is an update from the “competitor wrote up system failure.” ¬†You can see in the picture that the water levels are at the appropriate levels in the septic tank. ¬†The discharge line to the drainfield is on the left. ¬†The water level is on the lower side of the outlet pipe. ¬†This is the static level of this septic tank. ¬†This is where it should always be. ¬†It has not been functioning for over a week since the drainfield…

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Competitor’s Riser Job

Competitor’s Riser Job

A septic owner called us to see if there was anything we could do to fix this riser installation our competitor performed. ¬† This owner was tired of having the riser stick up out of the deck, and was tripping over it. ¬†The other two risers were all tilted and not vertical. ¬†I just had to take pictures. ¬†See these risers are able to be cut at any length. ¬†We cut them to grade and replaced the wooden deck with…

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