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There can be many reasons as to why someone would have a septic tank in Dorset. In some situations, there could be no connection to the main sewage system, whereas others may be looking for a more economical way of dealing with waste. Whatever the reason, there will be a time when the septic tank needs to be emptied.

Septic Tank

How Often Should a Septic Tank be Cleaned?

The general guidance for emptying septic tanks in Dorset is at least once every two years, but this can depend on the size of the septic tank, as well as the number of occupants. However, there are some tell-tale signs that Metro Rod (Dorset) believe could highlight that your tank needs to be emptied.

People generally notice that their washing machine becomes sluggish, or the lavatory doesn’t work as well as it should. Although a septic tank is a self-contained way of dealing with wastewater, the heavy particles that can’t be liquified will often sit at the bottom of the tank, and the more surplus there is, the more potential there is for a blockage.

You may also find that during the colder months you experience some additional problems with your tank. For example, snow on top of soil could make the ground more compacted, which means it won’t be effective when it comes to insulating your septic tank. Let’s face it, we do get quite few cold spells up here in the north of Scotland!

How Should a Septic Tank be Cleared?

As the emptying of a septic tank is not something homeowners will do on a regular basis, it’s understandable that many feel that they are not up to the challenge of clearing the tank once the time arrives, and leave the task to the experts at Metro Rod (Dorset).

Finding the Right Company

Using Metro Rod (Dorset) to clear your septic tank is much easier and more cost-effective than dealing with it yourself, but of course, you need to ensure that you’re using the right company for your septic tank cleaning.

As well as ensuring that the company is cost-effective and professional, it can also be worthwhile looking at other factors that some companies may not include.

For example, Metro Rod (Dorset) not only offers customers a reliable and cost-effective service, it also includes some important aftercare elements, such as the jetting of the pipes following the emptying of the septic tank and we have a several sizes of tankers and are therefore able to negotiate the more difficult to reach rural areas.

If you’re currently searching for a company that can offer professional septic tank cleaning in the Dorset area, then why not get in touch with Metro Rod today to discuss your requirements in more detail.

If you have and drainage needs in the Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Dorchester, rural Dorset area, give Metro Rod Bournemouth a call on 0808 250 9905, we can assist with all drainage requirements:-

*Unblocking drains * CCTV Survey * PPM’s * Gutter Clearing * Cracked Pipe Repair * Water Leak Repair * Septic Tank Emptying * Drain Care * Septic Tank Maintenance * Homebuyers Drainage Survey * Fat & Grease Management * Sewer Inspections * Pipe Lining * Excavation * Drain Mapping * New Drain Installations * Tanker Services * Bespoke Services *

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