Signs Your Septic System Is Failing

Septic System Failure SignsSewage is riddled with parasites, fungus, bacteria and viruses. A failed sewage system will contaminate groundwater if not corrected immediately, causing major health issues to those who consume the water and any will spread rapidly to other local water supplies. Custom Septic Inc., located in Minnesota, is educated in the signs of septic failure, can correct the issues and help prevent them from happening again.

Common Reasons for Septic Failure:

  • Lack of Septic Maintenance
  • Installation of an Unsuitable Septic System Design
  • Overusing Water
  • A Very Old System
  • Too Small of a Tank or Drainage Field
  • Running Toilets
  • Dripping Sinks
  • Garbage Disposal

Common Signs That Your Septic System is Leaking Contaminants:

  • A Higher Volume of Weed or Algae Growth near your Septic System
  • Strong and Smelly Odors
  • Soggy Soil
  • Standing Water
  • Bad Smell Coming From Piping
  • Sewage Backing up into Home
  • Slow Drainage or Flushing
  • Intestinal Disorders
  • Failing a Well Water Test
  • Septic Tank Alarm Going Off

Contact the Minnesota Septic Professionals

There are many other signs that need to be addressed. If you’re concerned and think your septic system might not be working properly it’s better to play is safe than to be sorry. Contact the professional septic maintenance and repair specialists at Custom Septic Inc. today by phone (763) 218-4769 for the Big Lake, MN area, (218) 564-5800 or fill out our Online Request Form today.