If you’ve been putting off some septic repairs, you may be unintentionally creating a bigger problem. The good news is that it’s easy to call in Acme Environmental Services for your Sorrento septic pump replacement, and any of your other septic system needs.
Staying knowledgeable about your home septic system can help you to recognize any potential problems and address them before they become more costly to resolve and cause damage to your property. Is it time for your Sorrento septic pump replacement? Keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t wait.
What Does A Septic Pump Do?
The septic pump typically sits in a smaller chamber inside or right next to your septic tank. As waste enters the septic tank, it slowly fills the chamber where the pump is. Once the waste reaches a certain level a float arm is pushed up, which causes the pump to activate. The pump will then push the waste through an outflow pipe to the drain field.
Many septic systems rely on gravity to move the waste from the septic tank to the drain field. But some septic systems, such as those that sit lower in the ground than the drain field, will need a septic pump.
What Can Happen If You Postpone Your Sorrento Septic Pump Replacement?
If you’ve been noticing some unusual noises around your septic tank or if the drains in your home are starting to run more slowly, it may be time to have a septic professional come and check that everything in your septic system is operating properly. It’s tempting to postpone these kinds of services, but that’s usually not a good idea.
Overflowing Septic Tank
One of the most obvious problems with a malfunctioning septic pump is that the waste is no longer moving into the drain field like it needs to. If your pump isn’t working, or if the float arm is not activating the pump, your septic tank will overflow. Usually, the first signs of an overflowing septic tank include foul odors near the tank or wet, swampy ground above the tank.
Backed Up Drains
If your septic tank is overfilled, it might force wastewater to go back into your home. Slow drains and sewage backups are something that no one wants to deal with. Not only is this unpleasant and messy, but the untreated waste can be a hazard to your health.
Do You Need Sorrento Septic Pump Replacement?
Acme Environmental Services has been providing septic solutions to our customers in the Eastern and Central Florida areas for over 30 years. That’s a lot of septic systems! If you’re unsure about whether or not you need a Sorrento septic pump replacement, contact the experts – we’ll get you the answers you need.