Septic Services in Houston
Affordable Solutions for Your Septic System
Septic systems are necessary for homes and commercial properties that are not connected to the city sewer system. Most people never give the septic system a thought, until something goes wrong. When the septic tank malfunctions, it is a serious issue and a potential health hazard. Pioneer Plumbing & Septic offers comprehensive septic services in Houston to prevent and solve a range of septic issues.
Get in touch with us today for all your septic pumping & septic maintenance needs.
Septic Tank Installation, Cleaning & Repair
A properly functioning septic system is necessary for a safe and healthy home or business. Our Houston plumbers have the training, equipment, and tools needed to handle everything from new septic system installation to repairs and maintenance of your existing septic system.
See our complete list of septic services below:
- Septic system installation
- Septic tank pumping
- Pump installation and repair
- Aerator installation and repair
- Septic repair
- Septic cleaning
Addressing septic problems early is the best way to contain the problem and keep it from getting even more serious. It can help to know the signs of a potential septic issue. We recommend that you contact us immediately if you notice water or sewage backing up in your drains, slow sink, tub, and shower drains, gurgling sounds, standing water near the tank, and unpleasant odors near the septic tank. Emergency service and same day service are offered for septic services in Houston, Crosby, and surrounding areas.
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Septic systems work by channeling wastewater into an underground septic tank for treatment. In the tank, wastewater is allowed to form separate layers: scum (the top layer composed of oils and grease), waste water and particles (the middle layer), and sludge (the bottom layer composed of heavier particles). Bacteria in the tank break down the solid waste, allowing water to separate and drain from the system more easily. Septic tanks need to be cleaned every few years (or once a year for small tanks) - if they aren't, the vital bacteria that make the system work can die.
How to Keep Your Septic System Healthy
- Switch to a more water-efficient toilet. Reducing the amount of water that flows through the toilet will make things easier on your septic system.
- Don’t flush any non-flushable items down the toilet, including tissues, sanitary products, or garbage. Even allegedly “flushable” wipes can wreak havoc on your septic system.
- Don’t pour oils and grease down the drain – they can build up in your pipes over time and completely clog your plumbing.
- Be mindful of what you put down your garbage disposal to avoid clogs and backups. As a general rule, don’t attempt to put fibrous vegetables, egg shells, coffee grounds, fruit pits, bones, or large quantities of rice or pasta down your garbage disposal.
- Use products that are safe for septic systems and avoid flushing or rinsing any toxic chemicals down the drain.
- Keep trees away from your septic system, as tree roots can encroach on your pipes and/or tank and cause serious backups.
- Have your septic system professionally serviced at least every 5 years or less.
Financing Your Septic Services
We understand that septic problems are often unpredictable and don’t always happen at the most convenient times. We have a few different financing options available to help you get the services you need at a price that will fit your budget. Give us a call for additional information on financing programs.
If you need septic services in Houston, call (281) 815-2772 to schedule an appointment.
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