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If you either need your current septic system replaced or are building a new home or building and need a new septic installation, you likely have lots of questions. This article endeavors to answer a few of the most common.

Septic Installation FAQs

  • Are all septic installation projects the same? No, they are not. There are many things that must be taken into consideration when designing a septic system. There are many different types to choose from that will depend on local regulations, property size, occupancy expectations, soil types and elevation of the property. These factors will influence septic tank size and depth, drain field size and shape and more.
  • Do all septic installation projects cost about the same? No, for the same reason that the design can vary from project to project. Don’t expect any company to quote a flat fee for septic installation. They will need to inspect the property and work up a custom design for you before they can give you a quote.
  • Septic InstallationHow long will my new septic system last? There are many factors that can affect the lifespan of a septic system, including how well you take care of it. However, an improper septic installation is going to have a considerably shorter lifespan if it does not factor in all the considerations when designing it. Always work with a septic installation company that has been around for a number of years with a good reputation for installing systems that last.
  • How long does a septic installation take? This will depend on a few factors, such as whether it is a replacement system or a new installation. Not including the time to pull the permit and design the system, the septic installation usually takes from 1 day to a week, depending on its size, its location, and the weather conditions.

If you would like a quote for septic installation in the Lakeland, FL area, give us a call at Averett Septic Tank Co Inc. We’ve been performing septic installation jobs for over 50 years as the largest septic tank company in the Lakeland area.