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"They did a great job. I have a newer septic system that has a filter. It was clogged. They pumped the tank and cleaned the filter. My system is working fine now." They were very professional and courteous. When they dug out the grass to access the tank they made a perfect circle and carefully removed the sod. When they replaced it, you could hardly see where the grass had been removed! The lawn looked just like before the work was done - no mess! I was given tips on how to maintain the system. I also purchased a $50 treatment to prevent problems. This was optional. I definitely will use Reliable again.

-Lois A.

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"Easy to schedule, tried to do same day. When same day was not possible, only a small up-charge for a Saturday. Most other companies only laughed. The job went smooth," the owner came out. He did the
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-Michael P.

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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.

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.

For top performance, you want the landscaping over your septic system to promote drainage and prevent erosion. Grass is ideal for this purpose. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Tracy F. of Dayton, Ohio)
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Living a little more lightly is not only good for our planet … it can help your septic tank to function better

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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Septic Tank, Wells & Pumps

Are you unsure if you should buy that house because it has a septic tank? Or, curious about getting a house with a well? Here’s what you need to know.

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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.

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Having received a rebate offer from the North Texas Council of
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at our home in Plano. We researched the different types of shelters
available, and settled on the concrete type. We were attracted to Texas
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then opted for the 5'x7' flat top shelter, and in hindsight we are glad
to have chosen this shelter even though it is more expensive than the
larger shelter due to the fact that it is installed deeper underground
and the top is basically flush with ground level. A permit is required
to install a shelter in Plano, and
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, the office manager was extremely helpful throughout the process
as well. I know that many other companies would have dropped our
project because it was too difficult and time consuming, but Texas
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After having received a rebate offer from the North Texas Council of Governments, we decided to have an underground tornado shelter installed at our home in Plano. We researched the different types of shelters available, and settled on the concrete type. We were attracted to
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in
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due to their sale price on a 6'x8' shelter.
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is a division of Septic Solutions of
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. When
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came out to do the measurements to make sure the shelter would fit on our small lot, we discovered that it would not. We then opted for the 5'x7' flat top shelter, and in hindsight we are glad to have chosen this shelter even though it is more expensive than the larger shelter due to the fact that it is installed deeper underground and the top is basically flush with ground level. A permit is required to install a shelter in Plano, and
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spent countless hours preparing the papers which helped us obtain the necessary permit and
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approval.
After a couple of false starts due to a delivery problem and the weather, we now have our shelter installed.
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is amazing with his Bobcat machinery which has multiple attachments, including a high powered
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hammer which was needed when he hit rock a few feet down. The installation went smoothly, and we were all amazed at how the shelter was shoehorned into our small area. There was no room for error, and none was made.
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, the office manager was extremely helpful throughout the process as well. I know that many other companies would have dropped our project because it was too difficult and time consuming, but
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stuck with us, and we couldn't be happier with our shelter.
I am confident that they bring this same work ethic and professionalism to their Septic Solutions business as well.
- Edward E.
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Very prompt with scheduling service. Arrived in his sparkling clean truck, very professional and informative. Took about 30 minutes total to set up, pump out a very full tank, and clean up. Would recommend his service to anyone!
- Brianne G.
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Our property is difficult to find and there is no cell or phone service at the home. It was very important that the contractor communicate with us in advance so we could get them directions and instructions on how to get in touch with us the day of service. The contractor was great at staying in touch, arrive as expected and followed our directions to the property with no issues. The team was very knowledgeable, friendly and worked hard. The job was completed with no hassle and the site clean up was great. I would absolutely recommend them and use them in the future.
- Joseph C.
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was very friendly, helpful and trustworthy. He explained things thoroughly and I feel he gave me a fair price on the aerator. It was nice that he is certified to fill out the paperwork needed for my homeowners KY permit. I wouldn't hesitate to use them or refer others to them.
- Christy R.
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Arrived on time, explained how he would perform job and promptly proceeded with the job. Did a very thorough job in a quick and efficient manner. Price was best I was quoted, and there were no efforts to sell additional services or products, but questions about possible improvements and practices were completely answered.

- James S.
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did a great job for us once again! When we first moved into our house in 2012, they replaced the 3 distribution boxes in our septic system. Then, about 18 months later in 2014, we called them to pump the tank since it had been 18 months since they last came out.
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is knowledgeable, responsive and his crew does a great job. They make owning a home with a septic system easy. We highly recommend
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- Rajesh U.
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came out and dug up the septic tank cover and pointed out the good (and bad) things that he found. He also went the extra step and dug up a small section of the leach field in very cold winter weather to check that it was working properly.
He sent me a written report in an Email showing what he found and the recommended corrective actions.
I highly recommend
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and
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to perform any septic inspection work if you are purchasing a home that uses a septic system.
- Paul H.

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20/20 Excavating Specialist

6632 East 266th Street
Arcadia

A 1 Septic Service & Excavating

2819 S. US HWY 31
Franklin

A Crossland Excavating

5801 W. River Rd.
Muncie

A Cut Above LLC

1017 Union Street
Lafayette

A-1 SUPERIOR EXCAVATING INC

7254 PICTON DR
Indianapolis

Acme Plumbing Drain & Septic Svc

3702 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis

Adams Water & Sewer Service Inc

7451 Acton Rd
Indianapolis

Advance Septic & Sewer Service

828 E Edwards Ave
Indianapolis

ARS - Rescue Rooter Indiana - 8404

25 Woodrow Ave
Indianapolis

AttaBoy Plumbing Co

8011 Bash St
Indianapolis

Augusta Underground Inc

3333 W 75th St
Indianapolis

Baker Construction LLC

902 Edith Ave
Noblesville

Barnette construction

6516 E. U.S 136

BEDWELL CONSTRUCTION INC

9411 Sargent Rd
Indianapolis

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

5561 W 74th St
Indianapolis

Beyers Concrete Construction

8112 North 300 West
Fortville

BRAY'S SEPTIC INC.

3301 MOORE AVE
Indianapolis

Breaking the Law Landscaping

244 N. Old S.R. 67 South
Martinsville

Brewer Services

Michigantown

Broyles Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, Inc.

938 East County Road 300 South
New Castle

Carlisle Plumbing Co

3752 W Washington St
Indianapolis

CECIL'S SEPTIC AND DRAIN SERVICE

1764 E 500 S
Greenfield

CHAMBERS CONSTRUCTION

3986 E 300 N
Anderson

Chapman Property Inspections, LLC

26768 State Rd 19
Arcadia

CSC

5838 S Harding St
Indianapolis

CURT & JERRY SEWER SERVICE

1531 DELOSS ST
Indianapolis

Danny's Septic Service Inc

4938 E CR 1000 N
Pittsboro

DICK MARTIN PLUMBING

301 BETHEL AVE
Beech Grove

EAGLE SEWER & DRAIN

11021 N PODDACK RD
Mooresville

ENGLISH EXCAVATING INC

7402 LAKE RD
Indianapolis

ESTES SEWER & SEPTIC INC

4834 W. 38th Street
Anderson

EXCAVATING PLUS INC

5133 E 150 N
Avon

Fisk Services, Inc.

271 S FRANKLIN ST
Greenfield

FLUID WASTE SERVICES INC

PO Box 264
Noblesville

GES General Contractors LLC

5433 W S Rd 234
Mccordsville

Gordon Plumbing Inc

8711 Castlepark Dr
Indianapolis

GURNEY J BUSH INC

1456 OLIVER AVE
Indianapolis

Hamilton County Septic & Sewer

PO Box 2113
Noblesville

HAMM & SONS INC

6350 SOMMER AWNING BLVD
Indianapolis

Indiana Home Inspection Services Inc.

9801 Fall Creek Dr
Indianapolis

Indiana Professional Contractors LLC

2031 Silver Ln Dr
Indianapolis

Indianapolis Plumber

201 North Illinois Street
Indianapolis

Jim Gravelie Excavating

11540 Monon Farms Ln
Carmel

Johnson's Hauling & Excavating, LLC

7347 West 350 North
Bargersville

JT Shearer Construction & Excavating, LLC

527 W County Road 1000 S
Clayton

JUST DRAINS

3129 Kentucky Ave
Indianapolis

Justin Dorsey Plumbing

2378 State Road 236
Danville

Klean Restoration, Inc

2176 N Meridian St
Indianapolis

Knox Septic Sewer Service

1648 W Ohio St
Indianapolis

Koch's Electric

202 E Palmer St
Indianapolis

L.E. Isley & Sons, Inc.

421 Alpha Dr
Westfield

Lifestyle Group Residential Remodeling

6230 Southeastern Ave
Indianapolis

Lunar Construction Companies

15266 Herriman BLVD
Noblesville

Mac's Septic Service

5829 W 10th St
Indianapolis

MATTINGLY EXCAVATING INC

3445 W STONES CROSSINGS DR
Greenwood

Max Haas Septic/Sewer/Grease

7514 E 39th St
Indianapolis

Mink Excavating Inc

3910 Martin Rd
Plainfield

Mr. Plumber by Metzler & Hallam

1077 3rd Ave SW
Carmel

Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Central Indiana

7266 E 86th St
Indianapolis

Perfection Concrete

2330 Cedar St
Anderson

POWERS SEPTIC & SEWER INC

3288 CICERO RD
Noblesville

RISHEL EXCAVATING, INC.

5746 W MCCORD RD
Mc Cordsville

Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Services

6809 Hillsdale Ct
Indianapolis

S&X Farms LLC

10735 E. 234th Street
Cicero

SCOTT PLUMBING HEATING COOLING INC

2024 E Cherry Street
Noblesville

Sebastian Construction

16514 Highway 10 N

Service Experts - Indianapolis

8227 Northwest Blvd
Indianapolis

Service Plus Heating Cooling Plumbing

11771 Technology Dr
Fishers

SOS Services

17220 Harger Court
Noblesville

South Central Contracting, LLC

P.O. Box 1854
Martinsville

Talon Property Inspections LLC

11807 Allisonville Rd
Fishers

The Drainman

2244 Profit Dr
Indianapolis

Unique Home Solutions

5550 Progress Rd.
Indianapolis

Van Valer Heating Cooling & Plumbing

500 US 31 South
Greenwood

Wilson Water & Sewer Service Inc

3015 S Harding St
Indianapolis

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