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If you aren’t sure about the last time you had your septic tank pumped, there is no need to be alarmed unless you are already experiencing problems. Septic systems are designed to withstand your home or business’ demands as long as they are regularly maintained. At Averett Septic Tank Co Inc., we suggest several considerations for the timing of a scheduled septic tank pumping service.

How Often Should I Schedule Septic Tank Pumping?

  • Number of People – The number of people who use your septic system greatly affects how often you should schedule septic tank pumping for your home or business. Commercial buildings will see more use and therefore may want to schedule maintenance visits more often than a family home with four people.
  • Septic Tank PumpingSize of The Tank – If you have a small septic tank, it will fill more quickly and therefore require septic tank pumping more often. Finding out what your system requirements are at your next regular maintenance appointment will help you determine what your needs may be.
  • Amount of Water – Does your commercial building typically send a lot of water through the septic system? If this is the case, you may want to consider having more frequently scheduled services to ensure the proper maintenance of your system.

At Averett Septic Tank Co Inc., we are your trusted resource for septic tank pumping. Most septic systems only need maintenance every three to five years. If you have questions about whether this length of time is right for you, give us a call, and we can check your system. We can even help you determine a maintenance plan, so scheduling your next service is easy. You’ll be glad you called – contact us today!