Signs You Need Septic Pumping

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Are you having septic issues? Odds are, your issues may be resolved by having your septic system pumped. If you’re skeptical if this is necessary to resolve the problems you’re facing, here are the top signs that you need septic pumping.

Signs You Need Septic Pumping

  • Time – It’s important to track when you get your septic tank pumped so you know when you are due for your next septic pumping. How often you get your septic pumped depends on factors such as the size of your septic tank and the number of people in your household.
  • Backup – If you begin to notice sewage backing up in the drains of your homes, you know it’s time for your septic to be pumped. Sewage backup will first occur in bathrooms and then begin in the sinks of your home. Once you notice this problem it should be addressed right away as it can be a health hazard.
  • Smell – In addition to sewage backup, you’ll likely begin to smell foul odors in your home. If you start to notice sewage smells and drainage issues, it’s time to call a professional because you’re likely in need of septic pumping.
  • Changes to Your Lawn – When sewage backs up to your drain field in your lawn, you’re likely in need of your septic tank pumping. Signs of changes in your lawn due to sewage back up include lush green patches in your lawn or standing water.

We hope these signs will help you determine if you need septic pumping. If you have any questions regarding septic pumping, and other services we provide, please contact us at RCS Inc. today!