Septic Tank Cleaning Services FAQ – Red Rooter Plumbing

Frequently Asked Questions about Septic Tank Cleaning Services

What is a septic tank cleaning service?


A septic tank cleaning service is a professional cleaning service offered to homeowners with septic tanks to remove built-up sludge and scum from the tank, and ensure that it is functioning properly.

How often should I get my septic tank cleaned?


It is recommended that you get your septic tank cleaned every 3-5 years, depending on your household size and usage. However, if you notice any signs of a problem with your septic system, such as slow drains or foul odors, you should call a professional septic tank cleaning service right away.

What are the signs that my septic tank needs cleaning?


There are several signs that may indicate that your septic tank needs cleaning, including slow draining or backed up plumbing fixtures, gurgling sounds in your plumbing, foul odors around your septic tank or drain field, and lush green grass over the drain field. If you notice any of these signs, you should call a professional septic tank cleaning service to inspect your system and recommend a course of action.

How does Red Rooter Plumbing help with septic tank cleaning?


At Red Rooter Plumbing, we offer comprehensive septic tank cleaning services to ensure that your septic system is functioning properly. Our team of licensed and experienced technicians will inspect your system, pump out any built-up sludge and scum, and recommend any necessary repairs or maintenance to keep your system running smoothly. Contact us today to schedule your septic tank cleaning appointment.

Can I clean my septic tank myself?


While it is possible to clean your septic tank yourself, it is not recommended. Septic tank cleaning involves pumping out large amounts of waste material, which can be messy and potentially hazardous to your health. In addition, without the proper equipment and expertise, you may cause damage to your septic system or fail to properly clean the tank. We recommend leaving septic tank cleaning to the professionals at Red Rooter Plumbing.