Having your septic system pumped doesn’t have to mean that something is wrong. The majority of people believe that if a tank is functioning well, then no need for Montrose septic tank pumping exercise. However, it’s good to know that pumping your tank every 2-3 years will increase its lifespan. Here are the things to look for that will show it's time for Montrose septic tank pumping. More can be found here.


Toilet Clogs

In most cases, toilets clog due to too much flushing of unwanted things. However, once your toilet starts to get backed up, it may be an indication that your tank requires pumping. See also about Benefits of Routine Montrose NY Septic.


It isn’t unusual that the first indication of a tank in need of pumping is not seen but smelled. With a well-functioning septic tank, the unit should prevent gross odors from entering your house through the pipes. If you begin to smell unpleasant and unusual smells, it’s an indication that the tank requires some cleaning.



If water accumulates above the septic tank lid, it means that the tank is overflowing. So, you need to find out if the tank requires cleaning or it’s another issue. 


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