Abandoned Septic Tank Removal Service
Septic tanks are a vital part of any home’s plumbing system, as it ensures that all of the wastewater in your home receives the necessary basic treatment and cleaning, especially in more rural areas of Northeast Ohio. However, you may want to switch from relying on a septic tank to the public sewer line. If you are abandoning your septic tank or have an abandoned septic tank on your property, there are important steps you must follow.
Superior Drainage offers abandoned septic tank services in Northeast Ohio. Our team knows the proper steps to ensure a safe excavation.
Why Are Abandoned Septic Systems Dangerous?
Improperly abandoned septic tanks can collapse or cave in over time, resulting in safety risks and/or property damage. These risks can include:
- An increased chance of sinkholes
- Released waste, which causes a variety of different diseases
- Released toxic gases, including methane and hydrogen sulfide
It is extremely easy to contract tetanus, cholera, hepatitis A, leptospirosis, dysentery, gastrointestinal disease, and other health issues if an abandoned septic tank comes into contact with an area’s water supply. That is why a professional should manage your septic tank removal.
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What Is the Proper Way To Abandon a Septic Tank System?
First and foremost, consult a team of septic tank experts, such as those at Superior Plumbing, to remove the septic tank for you. There are a number of reasons why we recommend this. There are a variety of safety concerns that come into play when dealing with a septic tank, as it is full of hazardous materials. Legally speaking, a septic tank must be abandoned to your local municipality’s specifications, which vary from place to place and which most people are not familiar with offhand.
Roughly speaking, the process of abandoning a septic tank correctly is as follows:
- Remove the contents of the tank and safely dispose of them
- Disconnect and remove any mechanical parts from the tank
- Cut the septic line from the tank to the house
- Remove or completely fill in the tank
The team at Superior Drainage is highly trained and experienced when it comes to septic tank excavation. To ensure your tank is removed properly, call 330-733-3711.
Need To Remove a Septic Tank? Contact Superior Drainage
Superior Drainage has spent over two decades assisting homeowners in Northeast Ohio with septic tank removal. Our team is highly trained and well-versed in the requirements of abandoning a septic tank. We’ll ensure this project is done properly and professionally, and we’ll minimize the disruption to your property.