Septic System Warning Signs

Septic System Warning Signs

Septic System Warning Signs for Oregon Homes and Businesses

Is your septic tank in trouble? Check for these warning signs and don’t hesitate to make an appointment for a septic system consultation if you have any questions!

Puddles, soggy spots or pools of standing water over the drainfield or septic tank.
Take a look at your drainfield and septic tank area when doing laundry – if the added water from your washing machine is enough to create soggy spots in your lawn over the field lines or septic tank you need a septic system inspection immediately. Soggy spots or water surfacing over the drainfield during Oregon’s rainy season is a warning sign as well.

Foul odors in your home or near your septic system.
No one wants foul odors in their home or yard! If you’re noticing musty or smelly odors we can help you determine if your septic system is the cause. If so, we’ll be able to address the issue quickly – fixing your drainfield or septic tank and eliminating the offending odors quickly.

Slow drains or drains that gurgle or back-up with water or sewage.
If your drains slow or start to gurgle you should contact us soon – the problem could be just a minor clog and fixing it now could save you money and hassle in the long run. However, if your drains are backed up with sewage, you have a septic system emergency – contact us immediately if you’re in our Oregon or southern Washington service area! Our experienced septic technicians are available 24 hrs. a day and will fix your septic system in no time!

If you have septic system questions or if you’re not sure how long it’s been since your last septic tank inspection, don’t hesitate to contact us. Addressing your septic system problems early is the key to keeping your system running smoothly and will save you money in the long run.