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Lack of Septic Pumping leads to Septic System Failure

Lack of Septic Pumping leads to Septic System Failure

This septic emergency was because of lack of maintenance. This client was under the impression that you never need to pump the septic system, unless it’s giving you trouble. ¬†He adds septic tank additives every months. ¬†It’s never giving him a problem before. Unfortunately, over 8 years, it completely packed with solids. ¬†All a septic tank does is separate liquids from solids and allow liquids to enter the drainfield. ¬†If the septic tank get’s too full, it will allow solids…

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Customer Testimonial on Facebook

Customer Testimonial on Facebook

Facebook First Call Septic Service¬† Have a look at our facebook page. ¬†Please click like if you like what you see. ¬†One of our customer’s posted a testimonial on the page. They were responding to a blog post that I put on there about their own home. ¬†They were in a very bad situation about a competitor who caused them to nearly lose a house sale. ¬†Please goto the facebook page and read about it. ¬†It’s a real eye opener….

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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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Septic system under house

Septic system under house

Today, I get to climb under a house. The entire septic system is under that house. The area for me to work is in the crawl space. system is failed. Sewage is backing up, in the dirt, and is about 1/2 inch thick. I have to hand-over-hand it down there and clean it up. Repair of this system is impossible. I’m not even sure how to decommission this tank correctly. We just can’t simply move the house. The drainfield is…

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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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