Septic Tank Emptying Swindon

Septic tank emptying is an important part of maintaining a septic system, and Swindon residents have a variety of options when it comes to getting their tanks emptied. There are several reputable septic tank emptying services in the Swindon area that offer professional and efficient pumping and disposal of waste. Homeowners and businesses in Swindon should ensure they have their septic tanks emptied on a regular basis to prevent costly and damaging backups or system failures.

What are Septic Tanks?

Septic tanks are large tanks that act as sewage containers for rural homes. They can also be made out of concrete or fibreglass. Septic tanks are generally used in houses that are far away from cities, this is because they aren’t close enough to the main sewage system. In general, septic tanks vary in size, depending on the size of the property, as well as the number of possible users. 

Septic tanks work by filtering out the liquid waste, the solid waste is then left and begins to break down over time. Bacteria begins to break this waste down over time, which allows for more waste to be stored in the septic tank.

When Should I Empty My Septic Tank?

Although it is clear that your septic will eventually need replacement, you may be wondering when exactly the best time to do this is. One of the main indications that your septic tank may need emptying is that the tank begins to emit an unpleasant smell. It should be obvious what this smell is, and in this event, it is a good idea to contact the professionals as soon as you notice this. 

Another thing to look out for is whether you have noticed a recent reduction in pressure in your pipes. If you suddenly see that less water is coming from your pipes, make sure to call the professionals to see whether your septic tank needs emptying or perhaps replacement or to be repaired. 

Can I Empty A Septic Tank Myself?

Although technically, yes you can empty your septic tank yourself, it is definitely advised that you call a professional to do so. Although many people may have a septic tank in their home, septic tanks can be incredibly confusing to deal with. Any damage done to your septic tank can also cost a lot to replace or repair, so it may not be a great idea to risk damaging the septic tank if you don’t know enough about it. 

How Can I Prevent Any Damage to the Septic Tank?

As previously mentioned, maintenance and upkeep of septic tanks are incredibly important. After all, septic tanks can be quite expensive to replace, prevention is, therefore, the most effective option. Often damage can be done to your septic tank by throwing the wrong items away. For example, throwing away paper towels and sanitary products should be avoided at all costs as they can clog the system.

Why Choose D.C. Merrett?

So why should you choose D.C. Merrett to empty your septic tank? To begin with, D.C. Merrett has gained decades of experience in the industry. As a family-run business, we are able to offer a service that goes above and beyond. We offer quick and efficient service and we’re able to call out 24/7.

Call us Today for Septic Tank Emptying in Swindon!

So if you are still interested in enlisting the services of the professionals to empty your septic tank, look no further than D.C. Merrett. Call us today on 01452 740782 to find out more.