Professional Septic Cleaning Services in Dalton, GA

How do I know if my drain is blocked?

Blocked drains are usually noticeable and will show because the toilet will no longer flush away your waste or the outside manholes are overflowing. Another factor of blocked drains is often a gurgling sound and a foul smell that the blockage emits.  

Who is responsible for maintaining and repairing the blocked drain?

It is the responsibility of the householder if the blockages within the drain are on your property boundary. If there is a problem with a sewer, it may not be the responsibility of the householder. If the problem is in the drain or internal plumbing it is the responsibility of the householder. Unnecessary calls to plumbers and drain cleaners may cost money so check with your neighbors and see if they are having the same type of problem. If they are, then the problem is likely to be in a sewer.  

What causes drains to block?

The continually conveying waste and draining it away causes blockage over time. If you notice that the water is not draining away properly in your tub or sink, it is imperative that you take immediate action as it might mean that the drain already has a partial blockage. Drains should be checked and maintained regularly.  

How will I know what size my septic tank is to have it cleaned?

This information can be obtained through the County Health Department www.nghd.org as well as a map of where your septic tank is located.  

How often should you clean your septic tank?

How often your tank needs cleaning depends on the size of the tank and the number of people living in your household. For example, a 1,500-gallon tank used by four people needs cleaning every four years. The cost of cleaning is generally around $250-$400 and regular maintenance of the septic could save you a lot of money versus having to replace your septic system due to lack of maintenance over the years.  

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