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Fast Septic Services in Laurens, SC
Septic tank problems aren’t just annoying. If ignored, they can cause serious health and sanitation issues on your property. When messy problems happen at your home, turn to the experienced team at Palmetto Septic & Utilities. We provide fast septic tank pumping and cleaning services to the Laurens, SC area.
Septic Tank Pumping
Keep things working like they should with septic tank pumping. Clean out your septic tank as a preventive measure or call for emergency service when things back up.
Septic Tank Maintenance
While we’re happy to take your call at any time of the day or night, we’d rather you not need our septic services. Check out our tips for septic tank maintenance.
About Palmetto Septic & Utilities
Palmetto Septic & Utilities is a second-generation family owned and operated company serving many parts of Upstate South Carolina. Call now for 24/7 septic tank pumping in Gray Court, Laurens, Clinton, Greenville, Spartanburg, Simpsonville, and surrounding communities.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Are septic tanks a pain to maintain?
Not if serviced on a regular basis.
- What happens if a septic tank is never pumped out?
You will typically get a large build up of solids which will typically lead to the septic system backing up and can possibly risk damaging your drain field which can be very costly to fix.
- How often is it needed to clean a septic tank?
Well every septic system is different. If we were to service your septic tank by seeing the current condition of the tank and knowing the average number of people living in the home we would then be able to give you an estimate on how often to have your septic system serviced. But for the majority of people a ruff estimate is at least every 3 to 5 years.
- How many years is a septic system good for?
Well once again all septic systems are different and many different things can determine how long a septic system will last but if serviced properly we tend to see an average of 30-35 years.
- How is a septic tank emptied?
First we will need to locate the septic tank. We will typically then dig up one of the two access lids. Once in the septic tank are goal is to remove all the solids and liquids leaving about 4 to 6 inches of water in the bottom for bacteria. We will then check and clear the baffle of any debris and make sure the system is flowing properly.
- What should you do if your septic tank is full?
Cut off all water going to the septic tank before it backs up into the home and then call Palmetto Septic.
- What is the maintenance process for a septic tank?
Having the tank pumped on a regular basis and in some cases the use of additives may be helpful such as Rid x or root killers.