If your home isn’t connected to the municipal sewer system, then you probably have a septic system or need one installed. While a private septic system provides some unique benefits, it also means that you need to know every detail about your waste management system — after all, you’re in charge of its health!
Maui Pumping Services knows that septic systems aren’t the most glamorous thing to think about, but they’re by far one of the most essential to Maui homeowners. When you need a septic system installed on your property, count on the team that will get the job done right. We ensure that your tank is installed and set up correctly, avoiding any unfortunate or messy consequences of amateur work. Find out more about your septic system installation below!
You might know that you need a septic system, but how does it work? All the waste that exits your home — from toilets to drains to tubs — flows into a large concrete, fiberglass or polyurethane tank: the septic tank. Inside the tank, the waste is treated, dividing the substance into solids (sludge) and liquids (effluent). The sludge is never allowed to exit the system, but the effluent (which is wastewater) is pushed out of the tank.
Using a series of perforated pipes, the effluent is released underground, becoming part of the ecosystem. This wastewater liquid contains nutrients, microorganisms, heavy metals, dissolved matter and other substances. The area above the perforated pipes, where the effluent is released, is called the leach field.
The waste that can’t be processed into wastewater is known as sludge. These solids slowly build up inside the tank, which is why septic tanks must be pumped every three to five years.
Some homeowners inherit a house that already has a septic tank installed. If you’re trying to decide if a septic system installation is right for you, consider some of the advantages and disadvantages of septic systems.
Do any of these sound like worthwhile perks for your home?
It should be noted that precautions must be taken to avoid any septic disasters, and you should be aware of the risks involved with installing your own waste management system.
Maui Pumping Services is certified and trained to make your septic system installation stress free and easy. We handle these dirty jobs every day, so you can be sure we know how to get the job done right. We never cut corners because we know what a mess shortcuts can cause! You deserve the best when it comes to your septic services, and we can provide them. Contact us today to schedule your septic installation!