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septic tank pumping

Septic Tank Pumping

Septic Tank Pumping in Calgary

Because your septic system is designed to work consistently without much interference, many homeowners forget to schedule septic tank pumping as a regular part of their home maintenance. The Drain Doctor offers professional septic tank pumping for residential and commercial properties, and we can even help keep you on top of your maintenance schedule. Contact us to arrange to have us pump out the septic tank in your Calgary home or business.

Consequences of Neglecting Septic Tank Maintenance

Experts recommend pumping out your septic tank every two to five years. Neglecting regular maintenance can lead to severe problems, including:

Health risks to your property’s occupants and visitors

Environmental hazards to waterways and wildlife

Compromised property values

Increased long-term repair and replacement costs

Contamination of the community water supply

If neglecting your septic system results in public health risks, you may be subject to fines or litigation.

The Septic Tank Pumping Process

When you call The Drain Doctor for professional septic tank pumping, here are the basic steps we follow:

We uncover and open the septic tank lid

We pump out the contents of the septic tank a high-power hose

We wash the tank with water to remove any stubborn waste

We replace the septic tank lid and any soil

Because the septic tank lid is typically buried about 15 to 30 centimetres underground, we do minimal harm to your landscaping.

Why Choose The Drain Doctor?

When customers need a professional to pump out their septic tank in Calgary, The Drain Doctor is often their first call. Here are a few reasons why.

We use specialized equipment to limit our impact on your greenery

Our professionals undergo extensive training, certification, and criminal screening

With our large fleet, we have trucks on the ground throughout Calgary for quick response

To read first-hand reviews from our customers, visit our testimonials page.

Signs Your Septic Tank Needs Pumping

If you notice any of these signs, it may be time to have your septic tank pumped.

Backup of sewage into sinks and tubs

Slow drainage from toilets, sinks, and tubs

Foul odours emanating from your drains

Especially healthy greenery growing over the drain field

If you notice sewage appearing on your drain field after a storm, call for service immediately because it may be a sign of septic system failure. If your septic system fails, you may be required to notify your local health authorities.

Professional Septic Tank Pumping Services in Calgary

You don’t have to wait until catastrophe strikes to call for septic tank maintenance. The Drain Doctor offers professional septic tank pumping carried out by certified specialists with state-of-the-art equipment. To ensure your Calgary home or business is covered in all eventualities, we’re available for preventative maintenance or emergency service. Contact us today to have your septic tank pumped by our skilled team.

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