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Proud To Deliver Residential Septic Tank Services To The Charlotte Area

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AAA City Plumbing is proud to offer our septic tank services to residential customers in Charlotte! Whether you are just looking to schedule regular maintenance on your septic system such as a pumping, cleaning, or inspection, we provide it to clients in the Charlotte and surrounding areas. If you have an issue with your septic system, we can also provide repairs and even emergency services if needed.

When a septic tank is in good working order, it’s easy not to think about it. Your home’s wastewater from the bathrooms and the kitchen and laundry area all flow out to the septic system tank. This is a large tank that is buried somewhere on your property some distance away from the house. Once the wastewater reaches the tank the system begins to separate waste from the water. The heavy solids sink to the bottom. Bacteria in the bottom of the tank break down these solids into a sludge. Other wastes that are solid but don’t sink float on the top of the water and this is called the scum layer. The water that is left flows out of the tank and into the pipes that are in the drain field, where it leaches out of the pipes and into the ground. It is a great system when it is functioning as it is supposed to.
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If you know your septic tank is working well and you have no issues, there are only a few things you need to be doing regularly to keep it working well. These are:

  • Regular Inspections
  • Routine Pumping Of Septic Tank
  • Monitor What Goes Down The Drains And Into The Tank

It is a good idea to have your system inspected every year or so just to monitor how the system is working and levels of waste and water in the tank and to make sure there are no unnoticed leaks, odors, or spongy areas around the tanks, pipes or drain field. An inspection of water levels in the tank can confirm if the tank is being pumped often enough. Normally in Charlotte neighborhoods, a residential septic tanks will need service about every 3-5 years. Depending on the size of the family in the residence and the size of the tank, it could be more often or less. This is why periodic inspections are important, to make sure you don’t have an overfilled tank, which could cause overflow into the drainfield. This would be a huge mess that could cause huge problems.

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Our plumbers in Charlotte can come to your home to perform the residential septic tank services of regular inspections and routine pumping of the septic tank when you call and schedule an appointment! Along with those two preventative measures, you can also take part in keeping your septic system working well, and that includes monitoring what you allow down your drains and toilet with the wastewater. Make sure no fats and grease go down the drain, as well as no coffee grounds, egg and nut shells, and don’t use a garbage disposal with a septic system. Ground kitchen waste will only fill your septic tank with sludge faster. Other items to never let into your septic tank are disposable diapers, paper towels, feminine hygiene items, cigarette butts, paints, and other like items. Also, it is a good idea to only use cleaning products that are safe for septic systems. Harsh cleansers, solvents, and drain cleaners can destroy the bacteria in the tank that are necessary to break down the waste.

What To Do If You Need Residential Septic Tank Repair In Charlotte

Sometimes things can go wrong with a septic system, and because of this, AAA City Plumbing’s team of professionals are able to make repairs to and service your residential septic tank along with residential emergency plumbing services. If you detect anything out of the ordinary with your septic system or any of the following, call us right away. Things to look out for are:

  • Foul or unusual odors around the septic system
  • Backups in the septic tank system or residential plumbing
  • Slow draining pipes
  • Unusual noises, such as “gurgling” in the plumbing

Also, if there are any changes to the ground above the drain field, such as soft, wet, spongy soil, or unusual vegetation growth over the septic system, these are also worthy of a call to our plumbers. If there are leaks in your drainage field system, or if any sludge gets into your drainage field, this becomes a biohazard and the drainage field may need to be replaced. Be sure that the area above the drainage field is free of plants, bushes, trees, and keep cars, trucks, and other equipment off of it. Our plumbers are always able to help you with any residential septic tank services you may need in the Charlotte area, including emergency services for your septic tank.

Septic Tank And Other Residential Plumbing Services

In addition to our septic tank services, we also offer many other residential plumbing services in Charlotte including:

AAA City Plumbers has the equipment and team of plumbers to be able to handle any residential septic tank service or other plumbing repair or service you will need for your home in the Charlotte area. Call us to schedule an appointment or for emergency service.

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