When was the last time you scheduled a septic pumping for your Bellingham home? Waiting too long can cause problems down the road. As you’ll see, the advantages of septic pumping go well beyond clog prevention.
Advantages of Septic Pumping at a Glance
With respect to septic upkeep, homeowners tend to have an ‘out-of-sight-out-of-mind’ mentality. Since your septic system is almost completely hidden, the only time you’re aware of it is when there’s a problem. Regular pumping keeps the system healthy and your water clean. A backed-up septic could potentially contaminate the freshwater supply. Maintenance keeps bacteria and other harmful substances out of your water.
Regular Pumping Prevents Odors
A properly running septic system disposes wastewater into the leach/drain field. If the system backs up, waste can overflow into the soil, creating boggy and unsanitary areas. Sewer gas, methane and ammonia gas from household waste emanates from this boggy soil, which smells terrible. Keeping your system maintained prevents this back up from occurring.
Increases Property Value
If you’re putting your home on the market, you can bet the septic system’s health will influence the property value. Home buyers don’t want to inherit a house with a septic system that’s not been maintained. A real estate agent evaluating your home will most certainly recommend OSS inspections to boost property value.
Septic Maintenance for Bellingham Homes & Businesses
Your septic system needs regular maintenance. If your property is connected to a septic system rather than to the municipal sewer line and you want to be sure it’s in good working order, contact us at Lil John Sanitary Services for an inspection. We also clean grease traps for Bellingham businesses.
Advantages of Septic Pumping for Bellingham Residences
Serving Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, Everson, Deming, Lummi Island, Nooksack, Blaine, Whatcom & Skagit Counties, Maple Falls, Bow Birch Bay, Custer & Acme