All American Septic Service
 
PO Box 277, Imlay City MI 48444
Fully Licensed and Insured
DEQ Licence #63-053
 
 
 
 
 
 

Septic Customers – Don't Wait Until It's Too Late!

 
Septic tanks should be cleaned often to allow proper drainage and to prevent the destruction of you septic field, which could result in thousands of dollars in repair costs. The health Department recommends cleaning of septic tanks every 1 to 2 years.
 
Waste Water Treatment Tank - Septic Tanks & Systems Cleaning Residential in Imlay City, Mi
 
 

The Do's and Do Not's of Septic Systems.

  • DO have the septic tank pumped out by a licensed operator every 1 to 2 years.
  • DO know where it is located and have a way to reach it to be sure it can be pumped easily.
  • DO limit the amount of kitchen waste you put into the system through the garbage disposal.
  • DO make normal use of bleach, detergents, soaps, bowl cleaners or drain cleaners.
  • DO NOT allow heavy vehicles to drive over the field, the drain lines will be damaged.
  • DO NOT allow trees and shrubs to grow over the septic field.
  • DO NOT allow a large amount of water to be drained into the septic tank at the same time.
  • DO NOT connect downspouts, sump pumps or water softener backwash to septic system.
  • DO NOT put harmful materials down your drains such as: fats, oils, solvents or solids (i.e. plastics), paper towels, feminine hygiene products or disposable diapers.

Warning signs

During the natural lifespan of a septic system, the amount of solvents and waste that enter the septic field can possibly lead to a system failure if not properly maintained. Luckily, there are warning signs that your septic system is close to failure. If you see these signs please give us a call.

Warning signs of septic system failure include:

  • Odors, surfacing sewage, wet spots or lush vegetation in the drain field area
  • Plumbing or septic tank backups
  • Slow draining sinks, bath, or toilet
  • Gurgling sounds in the plumbing system
If you notice any of these signs or if you suspect problems with your septic tank system, please contact All American Septic Service for assistance. One of our friendly professionals will be able to provide your septic system with the proper care it needs.
Call us today Toll Free at 1-800-838-6420 to schedule an appointment!