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septic tank pumpingYou know that you need to have your septic tank pumped, but you probably don’t know how the procedure works, or even how often you need to do it. Understanding the process is the first step in maintaining a healthy septic tank.

  • How Often You Need Your Tank Pumped- As a rule of thumb, you should get your tank pumped every three to five years. However, every tank is different. Because of that, it is a good idea to have our team at William Dustin Septic inspect your tank to determine a plan for your system. That way, we can handle your septic tank pumping as needed, ensuring that your system will last for years to come.
  • Waste Disposal- It’s also important to understand what happens to the waste during a septic tank pumping. At William Dustin Septic, we handle the disposal for you. We dispose of the waste in an environmentally friendly and safe manner, so you don’t have to worry about a thing when you choose us.
  • How Long Does It Take to Pump a Tank? Before scheduling a septic tank pumping, you might want to know how long it will take. On average, it takes 20 to 35 minutes to pump a 1250-gallon septic tank. It will take longer if there is an issue or if the tank hasn’t been pumped for a long time.

Now that you know all there is to know about septic tank pumping, it’s time to schedule an appointment. The sooner you pump your tank, the better it will be for your system.

Everything You Need to Know About Septic Tank Pumping