A septic tank installation consists of placing the new tank in the earth, digging a hole for the septic tank installation, placing septic pipes that connect your house’s main sewer line to an outlet in the septic tank and pouring the concrete mix, and other materials into the septic tank. The soil is pumped around to locate the septic zone, the soil is compacted, and then the new septic tank is poured inside the soil and set in place. After the concrete mix sets, a mechanical Excavation machine is used to break up any remaining dirt or debris, and then a tumbler pump is used to force water into the area.
Septic tank cleaning and upkeep are vital to the maintenance of the septic system. If septic tank cleaning is neglected, problems can build-up that can cost a lot of money to repair. Problems with your septic system can be prevented in several ways; one of these methods is to have a complete inspection of your septic tank before septic tank installation. If this inspection is neglected, the entire system can become vulnerable to a burst, which will require extensive repairs. You may also find that if you have had a broken tank, the soil around the structure has sunk and cause problems with draining.
Prior to septic tank installation, you should have all the necessary excavation equipment such as backhoes, excavators, skid-steers, and dump trucks. You should also have enough workers including electricians, plumbers, and landscape contractors to perform all the required jobs. Any materials such as sand, soil, gravel, asphalt, or other material that you need to excavate must be brought to the site. Usually, you will perform the excavation by yourself and hire assistance when needed.
The septic tank installation process may require you to have excavation permits from the local government before work can begin. Before any excavation takes place, you should request the local government to survey your property so there is no chance that the new system will be located in an area that could be considered off-limits. Any excavating that needs to take place should be done only after consulting with the local governing body. The permit for the system installation is often required for underground systems as well as surface septic tank installation.
One of the most important pieces of septic tank installation instructions is using the correct septic tank infiltrator. This is a large machine that is used to break up the solid waste into smaller pieces that can be conveyed into your septic tanks. The correct size of the infiltrator is critical to the operation of the system. Before any septic tank installation takes place, you should check with your local government to see what the legal requirements are regarding the correct size and type of septic tank infiltrator.
Heavy equipment is used in many instances to help with the septic tank installation process. You should contact the contractor you hired for more information on this heavy equipment. They can usually provide you with several different options for where it is located, how it is used, and other important pieces of information about the septic system they have in place. This information is vital when you are making a decision about what septic tank system to use for your property.
This post was written by Tanner Brown. Tanner is the Owner and operator of Greenbar Excavation. Greenbar Excavation is a fully licensed, insured, and accredited Excavation company based in Prineville, Oregon. Greenbar Excavation is one of the top Septic System Installation companies in Central Oregon. Don’t look further, go with the company with your best interest in mind!