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We service the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Logan and Redlands.
This is by far the most common septic system and typically has the lowest cost of ownership. However it can be heavily affected by rain, and the capacity of its drain field.
Residential systems typically range from 1600 Litres to 4000 Litres, with 1600 Litres being the most common.
We typically recommend pumping these septic systems every 2-4 years depending on how many people are in the home.
Going beyond this time can cause sludge to build up to the point where it starts going out into the drain field. This causes a bio mat to be formed, which blocks absorption and reduces capacity. In many cases this damage is not repairable, and can lead to costly repairs.
If you own a septic system, it is important that it be properly maintained.
How often you need to pump the solids out of your septic tank depends on several major factors:
Although your septic tank absorption field generally does not require maintenance, you should adhere to the following rules to protect and prolong its functional life: