Thursday, January 27, 2022

Can Septic Systems Be Pumped During the Winter?

septic tank pumping South Lyon

Below 30 degrees it gets tougher as the material can freeze in the hose during the process. The hose provides a lot of cold surface area to promote freezing. Secondly, the valves on the truck can freeze. The valves are very precise with very close tolerances to prevent leaking. It only takes a drop or two of water to freeze the valves, then they won’t function.

Learn more about septic tank pumping during the winter here.


Have questions about how to keep your septic system running at peak performance? LaChance Brothers Excavating has the experience you’re looking for when it comes to septic tank pumping for your South Lyon home. We’ve been serving South Lyon and the surrounding communities since 1956. We’re family run, and we’ll treat you like family.


Learn more about how to care for your septic tank on our website!


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