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Metro Rod Northampton offers Septic Tank cleaning services throughout Northamptonshire

A domestic septic tank requires cleaning about every three to five years. If your tank has mechanical components, they will require an inspection every year.

A Septic tank is an underground chamber that domestic water (sewage) flows for basic treatment, they are a simple onsite sewage facility and are commonly used in areas that are not connected to a sewerage system, such as rural areas and over time waste that does not decompose in the septic tank must be removed, otherwise, the septic tank fills up and wastewater containing undecomposed material that discharges directly into a drainage field of which can be detrimental to the environment, therefore, regular maintenance is important.

Listed below are a few questions and answers to help you with recognising when your tank will require cleaning, and how to keep it healthy.

If you require your septic tank cleaning, call Metro Rod Northampton  01327 878078 or 0800 668800 or email us [email protected].

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Why should we keep Septic tanks regularly cleaned?

A. Regularly pumping and inspecting your septic tank can help keep your water waste system running longer, avoiding costly repairs and protect water quality.

Q. How often do septic tanks need cleaning?

A. Household septic tanks generally require pumping every three to five years.  Systems with float switches, pumps or mechanical components, need to be inspected more often generally once a year.

Q. What are the signs that your septic tank is full?

A. Slow flushing toilets, slow drainage or water backing up into sinks, showers or bathtubs, gurgling waste pipes or sewerage backing up into toilets and sinks.

Q. How do you keep a septic tank healthy?

A. Do not put any fat or grease into the system, don’t flush non-biodegradable and chemicals down the drain, provide good maintenance around the tank.

Metro Rod Northampton offers other tanker services to assist with the clearance of cesspits, gully’s, culverts, the disposal of liquid waste and flood relief. Visit our home page Metro Rod Northampton for more information on our services.

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