How often should I have my septic tank pumped and inspected?

The national Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association recommends pumping your septic tank every 3-5 years. A proactive, preventative maintenance approach is best. Waiting until the system backs up before pumping out can cause irreparable damage and be very expensive. An inspection with each pumpout can head off costly problems. Murrill Tank Service can inspect your system and recommend any needed service.

What are the common causes of drainfield failure?
With proper care a drainfield could last 30 years or more. Lack of pumping is the most common cause of failure. The sludge from the tank seals off the drainfield.  More