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Cesspools, Septic Tanks and Tracing Drains

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There are two methods for dealing with sewage from houses that are not connected to the main sewer. A cesspool is simply a lined hole in the ground where the sewage collects. In time, the pool becomes full and has to be emptied either by the local council or by a private firm. Many houses have cesspools as small as 2.25 cu m (500 gallons); a family of four could fill this in as little as a week. Current Building Regulations require a capacity of 18 cu m. Modern cesspools may be prefabricated from glassfibre or concrete rings and simply […]

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Guide to Cesspool Maintenance

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Cesspools accumulate sewage after a certain amount of time. Accumulation of sludge can be prevented through regular cesspool cleaning. The problem is it’s hard to figure out if the tank becomes full. It takes experienced professionals to do a check to find out if your cesspool is saturated. However, there are simple ways to find out if your cesspool is likely to be full without having to call for professional service. Here are the signs: 1. Your toilet takes a longer time to drain completely upon flushing. 2. Water is regurgitating to the sinks, tubs, or toilets. This is an […]

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Finding the Right Cesspool Service Company

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Cesspools require regular cleaning and maintenance, which should only be done by experienced professionals. Looking for a cesspool cleaning company may not be difficult if there are only two or three cesspool/septic tank service companies in town. The Yellow Pages may be checked for these companies. The internet can also be checked. Most cesspool cleaners can be seen on the internet now. Refine your search by adding the name of your place when looking for a cesspool pumping company. If you cannot find a cesspool cleaner in your area, there should be one in a nearby town. Consider the Cost […]