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If you rely on a septic tank for your household’s wastewater, it is essential that it functions properly. Have a professional perform septic tank maintenance services every 3-5 years. Read on to learn why regular maintenance is important. 

1. Detect Issues Quickly with Septic Tank Maintenance

If you notice anything unusual going on with your plumbing, like slow drains, gurgling sounds, or water backing up, have it checked out by a professional. He or she will determine the source of the issue and make recommendations. Even if you are not due for a septic tank maintenance service, order an inspection to get to the root of the problem.

2. Guidance from Knowledgeable Professionals

Schedule a septic inspection with a professional who knows about septic tanks and how they operate to help you take care of it. Inspectors can give you advice to prevent septic tank problems in the future. People sometimes interfere with the operations of their septic tanks, like flushing inappropriate items, using too much water, or pouring grease down drains. 

3. Septic Tank Maintenance to Minimize Backups

Sewage backup can lead to damage and health hazards in your home. If you want to make yourself less susceptible to sewage backups, then you need to schedule regular septic tank maintenance. To maintain a home environment that’s safe and healthy, have your septic tank pumped and inspected on a regular schedule.

4. Manageable Drains

Slow drainage is a warning sign that something is wrong with your septic tank. Using a drain snake and hot water to unclog a drain is best if you have a septic tank. Chemical drain cleaners disrupt the bacteria that break down the waste in your septic tank. If you notice frequent slow drains, it’s time to get a septic tank inspection. Have repairs completed by a professional with training and experience.

H&J Freile Home Inspection provides home inspection services. Contact us today!