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"From the first time I meant with him for an estimate till the job was finished he was very professional , informative and friendly . He kept in touch about the permit." His time line was accurate. They did a great job of installing the drain field and when the job was done and inspection was okayed they did a great job of smoothing out the yard. I would highly recommend this company.

-diane A.

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"The gentleman who came out to do the dig was timely, polite, and even considerate of the end result, appearance-wise, as we currently have our home on the
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Plumbing to complete the job. The job in its entirety was completed in under a day, and the contractor even tidied up my front "lawn" and preserved the cement slab in the front, in an effort to maintain appearances as much as possible. This company is wonderful, and all efforts were made to make this as pleasant an experience for me. The repair was a painful pill to swallow but I would hire this company many times over. Fantastic job!

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Follow these five tips in order to maintain your septic system. (Image courtesy of FloHawks Plumbing)

How to maintain a septic system

A highly rated Angie's List service provider describes how to properly maintain your septic system and drain field. Here are five tips to help.

Cleaning a septic system needs to be done every couple of years.

Septic systems

Septic systems are commonly used in rural areas and sometimes in areas not served by a municipal sewage system. Septic systems absorb household sewage and distribute the liquid waste into a designated leach field where natural processes can reclaim it. However, solid wastes and grease must be pumped out of the septic system periodically.

Just as your car requires regular maintenance, your septic system needs maintenance on a regular schedule as well, says Mills. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Diana N. of Chicago)
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Not thinking about your septic tank could lead to a breakdown at the worst possible time. Learn some basic septic system maintenance tips to avoid problems.

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In almost all areas, you have to get a permit from the county or city to rebuild a septic tank or leach field - permit cost typically $150-600, though can reach $2000 in some areas for a new installation. The reason is they will then come out and inspect the installation and review the test results from the civil engineer, from whom a design and soil percolation test and construction inspection report will be required before they issue an operating permit.

If you have a question on the process, the county or city most likely has a permit requirements info sheet on their website describing the process and requirements - googel your locale name combined with a search phrase like this - leach field test

The real reason a permit is required is to be sure an engineer designs the field, that the leach field is designed to match the existing soil conditions, and that it is built to the design so hopefully it will neither break through to the surface, contaminate the groundwater, nor contaminate nearby wells or waterways, thereby creating a public nuisance and health hazard.

The reason for the initial presale infiltration capacity test you had done is to provide some assurance to the buyer that the system is likely to work as needed, at least for the forseeable future, and is based on the number of bedrooms and sometimes number of bathrooms in the house as the basis for estimating the "load" the system is likely to see. There are different tests in different locales - some use a minimal criteria of 3 or 4 gpm flow for 20 minutes, other use the more common design guide of 150gpd (gallons per day) per bedroom in the house- some prorated for a 1 hour period, some far more strict by requiring a 24 hour test. 300 gallons in 45 minutes is an extremely stringent criteria - I would check with the buyilding department that this is right, because this adds up to a rate of 9600 gallon sper day - of about 64 bedrooms worth of capacity ! I am sure I have never ever seen that strict a criteria for a residential (as opposed to resort/ hotel/ commercial) septic system, so I would check that the tester did not somewhere add a zero to the volume to be pumped or something.

Also, returning water is not a viable basis for failing the test - the proper way to conduct a test is to pump the specified amount of water, and verify that the water level at the discharge pipe has returned to the original level by the end of the specified time - usually to the invert (bottom) of the pipe, but generally a conditional or "warning" approval will be given to one that does not raise the water table above the top of the 4" discharge pipe during the test time. You might discuss this with the civil engineer before going ahead with a new leach field construction - to me it sounds like the test may have been rigged to fail,, because in-service leach fields would not take 300 gallons of water without raising the water level to the top of the pipe for a period, even though they could take that flow for an extended period ot time.

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I would guess that the wrong term was used to describe your problem. What was probably meant was that the leach field was saturated. This is to say that the soil around your leach field is saturated with solids from the septic tank and you may have to have it replaced. If you do not have the tank pumped often enough this can happen as well as just aging of the system. Many people ignore the septic till there is a problem do to out of sight out of mind or the false belief they are saving money. If you have a large family you may have to have the tank pumped every 2 or three years. Some of the towns around here have passed laws to that effect to avoid such problems.

 

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There should be no growth other than grass on your leach field - for brush, bushes or trees use the kill-all Roundup herbicide to kill off the entire plant. For roots intruding from outside the leach field, use a root killer like RootX once or twice a year - I would do two treatments a month apart initially if you have root problems. Unfortunately, just killing the roots is not going to solve the problem you currently have, because they decay extremely slowly or not at all in a leach field due to the saturated and greasy conditions - they are almost embalmed in the sludge. If you have a significant problem, you may have to kill them, then get them routed out. This can be a $500-1000 job depending on how your field is designed and how accessible the inlets of the field distribution pipes are.

Septic Tank Maintenance reviews in Chino

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He showed pictures of the work he had done and his system beats other companies in the area. It went perfectly from start to finish "Exactly" as he said it would. Nowadays, that means everything! The other company we priced was going to charge more and put in an aerobic system that was not needed and causes many headaches.
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does what he says and keeps his word.
- Sara M.
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The toilets were backing up with no apparent clogs. When I called, I had to leave a message. He called me back very quickly and gave a estimate time of 11 am. He showed up by 11:10; which I found to be great because I have found many people to give estimate times and their estimates needed an hour before or after. He came out and found not only the septic tank was completely full but there was a clog in the pipe. He cleaned out the septic tank as well as snaked the clog.
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was who I talked to and handled everything. He had two workers with him, Everyone was very polite, worked very fast and efficiently, and acted very professional. I was very pleased with the work and how fast he got everything done. Especially since I had a couple of errands to run quickly before school let out.
- Morgan N.
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who discussed the problem and then immediately had me placed on the work order route. Grateful is an understatement.
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arrived this morning. He was professional, knowledgeable, and began working right away. The job was complete in a timely manner and the area was put back together neatly.
- Christine O.
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They're prices are reasonable and they do good work. Communication with them is excellent and they're very responsive often coming out the same day.
- Suzanna L.
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showed up on time was very carful at not making a mess and just an all around nice man. Had a little dificulty getting his snake to go through some of our curves in the pipe but it all went well and were once again the water is flowing.
- Phillip J.
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I had already scheduled an appointment with their service and was on the docket for a week out. The reason my call to them was my toilet and sink were starting to gurgle. On Saturday morning, just two day after I had initially called, everything backed up, my toilet, shower etc. I called
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again in a panic, told them my situation had changed and was now urgent that they come asap. They said they would be there within couple hours... so I went for a cup of coffee down the street and within just a few minutes, received a call from their driver that he was sitting in my driveway. He asked where the septic tank was, I was back within 10 minutes and he was already done! He found the tank, dug it up, uncovered it and drained the inlet (where the problem was) and the entire tank and was buttoning up when I got there. The operator was friendly, efficient and cleanup afterwards... I'm a business owner and I'm not easily impressed, however
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WOW'd me... from my one experience with
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- Peter B.
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Their staff is unprofessional and unthruthful. They all give excuses and lie for one another to avoid repairing the problem. We are current filing a lawsuit against them for their actions.
- Michelle D.
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He was out here for probably three times longer than what the company thought he would be. He didn't give up but kept doing what he could to find the tank- which he finally did. He was out here for a while but the whole time, he was professional. They were fantastic.
- Karen N.

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5 Star Plumbing

1634 N Rancho Ave
Colton

9 Star Construction

4770 Chino Ave Ste B
Chino

A A YOUNG'S PLUMBING

1606 E 218TH ST
Carson

A+ Handy Man Service

12716 Snapping Turtle Road
Apple Valley

A-1 Total Service Plumbing

3025 W. Artesia Blvd
Torrance

AAP - All American Plumbing

10247 Bellegrave Ave
Mira Loma

Ace Pelizon Plumbing

138 E Badillo St
Covina

Adobe Builders

15300 Ventura Blvd Ste 203
Sherman Oaks

Affordable Plumbing

9495 9th St
Rancho Cucamonga

All American Contractors

25660 Aspenwood Ct
Moreno Valley

All Pro Plumbing Heating & Air

5075 E Airport Dr
Ontario

All-Ways Plumbing

8780 19th Street
Rancho Cucamonga

AllStar Plumbing & Rooter

9155 Archibald Ave Ste 302
Rancho Cucamonga

Alosta Plumbing, Heating & A/C

255 S Glendora Ave
Glendora

American Home Shield

889 Ridge Lake Blvd

American Industrial Services

5626 Cherry Ave.
Long Beach

ANDERSON CONSTRUCTION

PO BOX 293
Wrightwood

Apco Construction Services

29520 La Cresta Dr
Quail Valley

Arvin Plumbing

341 linares
Long Beach

Assura Public Relations

335 N Brookhurst St
Anaheim

ASTRO PLUMBING

2491 Rubidoux Blvd
Riverside

AZTEC PLUMBING CORP

2664 CALLE OLIVO
Thousand Oaks

B&S Construction

Los Angeles

B2B Design / Build

6302 Whittier Ave.
Whittier

Bob Key Equipment Rentals

795 Redriver Way
Corona

Bobby Blue Plumbing

15715 Citron Ave.

Bright Green Contracting

464 Larkstone Ln.
Brea

Bristol Restoration

25020 Avenue Stanford
Santa Clarita

California Construction & development

8414 s. 8th Ave.
Los Angeles

California Pumping & Snttn Inc

1057 S Washington Ave
San Bernardino

CANYON SEPTIC SERVICES

P O Box 67
Silverado

Castor Plumbing & Rooter

PO Box 6201
El Monte

CISNEROS BROTHERS PLUMBING INC

12072 I AVE
Hesperia

CJ deBoer Tractor & Septic

1971 Aviation Drive
Corona

COBRA ROOTER

6345 FLORENCE PL
Bell

COVENANT PIPELINE

3818 SENASAC AVE
Long Beach

Cummings Plumbing

6073 CHINO AVE
Chino

D.F. Construction & General Engineering

8132 Firestone Blvd
Downey

Dale Rauch General Building Contractor

22912 Miriam Way
Grand Terrace

Diamond Environmental Services

807 E Mission Road
San Marcos

ELT. PLUMBING

2509 W. HARRIET LN.
Anaheim

Endo Plumbing Company

18314 Villa Park St
La Puente

farmers insurance

325 N. Second ave suite L
Upland

FIx IT Plumbing

814 Caden Place
Perris

Flow Tech Plumbing & Rooter, Inc.

13961 Oxnard St Apt 48
Van Nuys

GODDARD'S NAZCO SERVICES

25091 E 5TH ST
San Bernardino

Grand Slam Plumbing

2935 E . Chino Ave
Chino Hills

greenoaksevice

7751 Kyle St
Tujunga

Handyman Contractor

P.O Box 418
Corona

Holsson, Inc

7900 Limonite PMB 107
Riverside

Honest Plumbing & Rooter Inc

36 E Magnolia Blvd
Burbank

iFIXit PLUMBING

1239 Spazier Ave.
Glendale

James Gang Construction

13040 Aster Rd
Victorville

Joe's Plumbing

11067 1/2 Stagg St
Sun Valley

JOHN'S BACKHOE SVC

18390 Gentian Ave
Riverside

Knowbody Construction

25168 Lemongrass street
Corona

LA METRO PLUMBING

Po Box 60921
Pasadena

LJ Plumbing Inc.

18495 El Nido Rd
Perris

Mr. Drain Plumbing of Industry

1600 S Azusa Ave
Rowland Heights

Mr. Drain Plumbing of Laguna Beach

448 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach

Mr. Rooter Plumbing

322 N Aviador St
Camarillo

Mr. Rooter Plumbing Of Los Angeles

8847 Lankershim Blvd.
Sun Valley

Option One Plumbing

10722 Arrow Route
Rancho Cucamonga

patriot plumbing heating & air inc.

5454 Hellman Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga

Patroit Plumbing Heating & Air Inc

5454 Hellman Ave
Rancho Cucamonga

PDG Plumbing

42-335 Washington St, Suite F218
Palm Desert

Penny Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning

1030 N Mountain Ave.
Ontario

PLS Construction

15189 Ashwood Lane
Chino Hills

Plumbers Irvine

19800 MacArthur Blvd.
Irvine

Plumbing by Jacob

12901 Dale St
Garden Grove

Plumbing Solution Specialist

PO Box 17022
Anaheim

POWER PRO PLUMBING

18105 s Hobart Blvd
Gardena

PR Plumbing and Drain

196 E Blaine St
Riverside

Professional Builders

8470 YEARLING WY
Riverside

PumpMan

5020 Bleecker St
Baldwin Park

QUAIL CAPITAL CORP

2310 W VICTORY BLVD
Burbank

R.S. One Plumbing

145 s.glenoaks suite#446
Burbank

Ramco Plumbing

10722 Arrow Rte.
Rancho Cucamonga

Ramco Restoration

10722 Arrow Route
Rancho Cucamonga

Right Price Rooter

201 South Everett
Glendale

Rightway Site Services Inc

653 W Minthorn Ave
Lake Elsinore

Riverside Development Group

7138 Foxzcroft St
Riverside

Rooter Buster Plumbing Inc.

13012 Debby Street
Van Nuys

Rooter Experts

10881 La Tuna Canyon Rd
Sun Valley

Rossman Plumbing

12523 Limonite Ave. Suite 440-413

Roto-Rooter

8930 Center Ave
Rancho Cucamonga

Roving RV Tech

PO Box 3027
Tustin

Rush Plumbing & Rooter/Rush Contractors & Eng.

offices in Anaheim, Menifee, San Jose, San Diego
Anaheim

Same Day Home Inspections

11110 Lorne St
Sun Valley

SANFORD & SON PLUMBING

15056 Laurel Ln
Lake Elsinore

SCG Plumbing Co

4527 Brookview Ct
Chino Hills

Septic Solutions

29816 Old Sycamore Lane
Murrieta

ServiceMASTER by C2C Restoration

10881 La Tuna Cyn Rd
Sun Valley

SGV UNDERGROUND

138 E Badillo St
Covina

SHERIFF PLUMBING, INC.

8560 Vineyard Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga

SoCal Contractor

3289 Veteran Ave
Los Angeles

Sterling Solution

3150 Forest Meadow Drive
Chino Hills

Sweetwater Plumbing

6471 Potomac River Court
Chino

TCE Constructors, Inc.

4661 Brighton Avenue
San Diego

The Gooden Group

6100 Center Drive
Los Angeles

Treeium, Inc

5352 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Valley Village

USA Septic And Drain Cleaning

10474 Cody rd
Lucerne Valley

Valley Rooter And Plumbing Inc.

PO Box 8156
Alta Loma

Water Prospector

6222 Atoll ave
Van Nuys

West Coast Commercial Construction

13710 Bora Drive
Santa Fe Springs

WRIGHT SEPTIC TANK SVC

511 N DILLON AVE
San Jacinto

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