MN Water & Sewer Line Connections
Cities and towns all over Minnesota have been running sewer lines along roadsides for years in hopes of extending a public sewer system to their residents. For many, this is an opportune time to switch from a septic system to the sewer system, connecting their homes to the public sewer. If you’re a homeowner looking to connect your home to sewer water, you’ll need to be sure you’re fully informed regarding the benefits and drawbacks of both septic systems and sewer water, including the installation process and high costs. However, if you’re committed to making the change from a septic system to sewer water in your Minnesota home, look to Custom Septic, Inc. for all the information you need to make an informed decision and choose the right time to make the conversion. With offices in Big Lake and Menahga, Minnesota, we’re here for homeowners who need a certified and reliable septic system company.
Converting from a Septic System to Sewer Lines
If you’re no longer invested in maintaining your septic system, if you’re tired of hiring a septic system pumper, or if your septic system is failing or will soon fail, it could be time to make the change from a septic system to sewer water. Septic systems, though they can last for decades, are not invincible. They deteriorate slowly every day so that, eventually, they’ll need to be replaced. When this day comes, it may be a wise decision to switch to sewer water. With sewer water, the initial cost of installing your water will be much cheaper than installing and maintaining a new septic system, and there’s no danger of your sewage lines becoming clogged, unlike a septic system. Particularly if your septic system requires abnormally frequent maintenance because it’s too old or deteriorated to function properly, it could be the perfect time to remove your septic system and connect your home to city sewer lines.
Why Connect a Home to City Water?
If the water in your home has never tasted quite right, you’re not alone. Countless homeowners have made the change from well water to city water for the simple reason that they don’t like the taste of well water. Most of the time, there’s nothing wrong with your well water, and the bad taste created by sediment can usually be filtered out. However, if you’re at a loss as to how to get better-tasting, cleaner water, you should consider hooking your home up to city water lines. With city water, you’ll be able to drink your water with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your water is certified as safe to drink and use however you’d like. If you can’t say the same for your well water, look into switching to city water lines.
Certified Water and Sewer Connection Company
When you make the choice to connect to the city’s water and sewer lines, you’ll need a contractor to help you obtain the necessary permits before beginning the conversion. You should be able to tell who the qualified contractors are based on how much they know about the sewer and city water connection process. If you believe your contractor doesn’t know the proper procedure to connect water and sewer lines, find someone new. Your contractor should be able to walk you through every step of the process, not the other way around. Once your obtain permits for connecting your home to the sewer and water lines, your contractor is free to start digging. If your sewer water contractors know what they’re doing, they’ll probably be able to connect your water and sewer lines without digging trenches by using methods like underground boring instead.
How is a Home Connected to City Sewer and Water Lines?
Once a contractor burrows or digs trenches to city water lines, the actual connection process is simple. A contractor can simply connect water and sewer lines to existing city water and sewer stubs allocated for your home by the city. Once your home is connected to city water and sewage, it won’t be long before you can begin using your water again as long as your contractors know what they’re doing. As long as all city requirements are met, a representative from the city sewer department will inspect the work completed to be sure it’s up to code. Finally, your existing septic system will need to be pumped out and collapsed so that leftover sewage waste doesn’t cause any problems down the line.
If you’re a homeowner in the Big Lake or Menahga, Minnesota area looking for information about converting from a septic system to sewer lines, or switching from well water to city water, contact Custom Septic, Inc. Our certified septic system contractors will tell you everything you need to know to make a successful transition city sewer and water line and provide you with unparalleled service. Call us at 763-218-4769, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you can easily convert to city water and sewer lines.