Friday, April 23, 2021

How Do You Know When Your Septic Tank is Too Full?



When a septic system can’t hold any more waste, the wastewater starts to back up into the house or pool above the septic field. This can have unpleasant and expensive effects on your septic system. When a septic tank is too full, you might notice:  

  • Slow draining sinks and toilet
  • Soggy or lush spots in the yard 
  • Sewage odor
  • Sewage backup in your house 

Getting your septic tank pumped regularly can help you avoid those unpleasant consequences – and save money on repairs or replacement later.

LaChance Brothers Excavating can help. Visit our website to learn more!


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