Find a septic tank system installer in Chandler, AZ

Find septic tank system installers in Chandler, AZ

Find septic tank system installers in Chandler, AZ

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Find septic tank system installers in Chandler, AZ

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Top 10 septic tank system installers in Chandler, AZ

Homeowners agree: these Chandler septic tank system installers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
A&C Plumbing

A&C Plumbing

76 hires on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Serves Chandler, AZ
Kiril A P. says, "True professional. Experienced, knowledgeable and properly priced. Very fast service. I think you helped me to find plumber for any future plumbing needs. Thank you" Read more
Handyman Services

Handyman Services

Offers online services
39 hires on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Chandler, AZ
Isabel W. says, "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟 Luke was pleasant and very Professional. He showed up when he said he would and kept in contact. He did a great job. I am definitely going to call him back here soon. I have a lot of work I am going to need his help on. Five stars for sure in my book!" Read more
Schafer Plumbing

Schafer Plumbing

New on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Chandler, AZ
I really like helping people while being fare and honest
All American Home Plumbing. Mesa Gateway Plumbing Co.

All American Home Plumbing. Mesa Gateway Plumbing Co.

New on HomeGuide
75+ years in business
Serves Chandler, AZ
serviceing the east vally for over 40 years total service and repair plumber we do all types of repaires from repipe plumbing in homes and moble homes sewer cleaning to replacment. gas work and testing we have all the latest equment to get the job done right the frist time at a fare price. I like the work we do becuse i now what im doing and that makes it fun to see a job get handled right. i started out working for my dad when i was in high school so i got a good look at the way things worked. and that was the best traning you can have. when i took over the business at 19 i new this was my future so and learned that the customer was the most...
M-R Plumbing

M-R Plumbing

New on HomeGuide
Serves Chandler, AZ
We are a family owned businesses that emphasizes on customer service and professionalism M-R Plumbing is a local, family-owned and operated company. Our plumbers have 20 years of experience in serving your community with superior plumbing services.
Kooline Plumbing Heating & Air

Kooline Plumbing Heating & Air

New on HomeGuide
8+ years in business
Serves Chandler, AZ
As your Local Family Owned Maricopa Plumbing & Air Conditioning Business, Kooline Plumbing Heating & Air LLC strives on being your one-stop-shop for high-quality, efficient Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning services for your home, office or commercial buildings in Maricopa, Chandler, Casa Grande & Metro Phoenix area. We specialize in installing Water Heaters, Gas lines, 24 hour Emergency plumbing, Water Softeners, Garbage Disposals, Drain cleaning, House re-piping, Sewer lines, Leak repairs and more. The expert plumbers at Kooline Plumbing Heating & Air are experienced & knowledgeable in providing the following services: Backflow Preve
Water Softener/Treatment Near Me- Good Guys Water Damage

Water Softener/Treatment Near Me- Good Guys Water Damage

9+ years in business
Serves Chandler, AZ
Evelyn,Buckeye, A. says, ""I would like to take a moment to compliment Good Guys water treatment professionals for the great job they did. The people are great at installing water treatment systems and provide timely repair. Their equipment, parts, and installation are unmatched." " Read more

Your Septic System Installation or Replacement questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much do septic tank systems cost?

Conventional septic tank systems cost $3,500 to $8,500 to install the systems people are most familiar with. These conventional systems are primarily gravity fed and use anaerobic bacteria to break down solid waste in the tank.

The system consists of a septic tank, a drainfield, and 3 feet of native soil beneath the drainfield. A septic tank is a large, underground container that treats wastewater from rural homes that are not connected to a municipal sewer system. A drainfield, also called a leach field, is the area of land where the wastewater is dispersed and treated. The drainfield is made up of a series of perforated pipes buried in the ground and surrounded by gravel or sand which filter the wastewater.

How does a septic tank system work?

A traditional septic tank system works by collecting waste in the septic tank, then letting gravity separate the waste into scum, sludge, and effluent.

  • Scum is lightweight waste like grease, oil, and fats that float to the top.
  • Sludge are heavy solids like bones and soil that settle on the tank's bottom.
  • Effluent is the clear liquid wastewater left after the scum floats and the sludge settles.

Bacteria in the tank breaks down the solid waste on the bottom, while the effluent liquids travel out of the tank into the drainfield.

What is an alternative septic system?

An alternative septic system is designed to deal with homesites with limited space or poor soil, when a drainfield is not a viable option. The most common alternative septic systems include:

  • Chambered system – Uses a series of buried plastic chambers to treat wastewater.
  • Constructed wetland system – Uses plants to absorb nutrients in the wastewater and help filter out the solids.
  • Drip distribution system – Uses a series of drip emitters to evenly disperse the treated effluent wastewater from the septic tank to the leach field.
  • Evapotranspiration system – Uses a drainfield lined with watertight material. As the effluent enters the drainfield, it evaporates into the air, never reaching the groundwater.

Choosing the right system depends on where you live, the condition of your soil, and your budget.

How do you maintain a septic tank system?

Septic tank maintenance is easy and inexpensive and comes down to these 4 essentials:

  • Inspect and pump regularly – Schedule professional pumping services every 3 to 5 years.
  • Use water efficiently – The less water you use, the less water enters the septic system. Reduce water usage by taking shorter showers and washing clothes only when you have a full load.
  • Properly dispose of waste – Everything you flush down the toilet or pour down the sink eventually ends up in your septic system. Avoid flushing anything but toilet paper and don't pour chemicals or grease down the drain.
  • Protect your drainfield – Do not park or drive over your drainfield to prevent damaging the system. Plant trees far away to keep roots from growing into the septic.

How many years does a septic tank last?

A concrete septic tank can last for 20 to 30 years with proper maintenance, depending on the tank material. Concrete tanks are the most expensive but the longest lasting tanks available. Other factors that can impact the lifespan of a septic tank include the quality of the tank, the soil conditions, and the usage.

Heavily used septic systems tend will likely need repairs or replacement sooner than rarely used systems. A septic tank in a household of 1 or 2 people will almost always last longer than one used by a large family.

What questions should I ask a septic tank installer?

Before you contract with a septic tank installer near you, ask these important questions:

  • Is your company licensed, bonded, and insured for septic work?
  • Are you a member of the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)?
  • How many years have you been installing septic systems?
  • Does your estimate include permits, inspections, and site prep?
  • What type of tank do you recommend for my property and soil conditions?
  • What size tank do you recommend for my household?
  • What guarantee do you offer on your labor?

How do I choose a septic tank installer?

HomeGuide has a great list of septic tank installers near you to choose from. When making your final list of installers to contact, don't forget to:

  • Get estimates from 3 or more septic companies with years of septic system installation experience in your area.
  • Select from septic companies that are members NOWRA.
  • Check out the recent company reviews on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Request everything in writing, including a detailed estimate, contract, and warranty information before starting the project.
  • Confirm that the installer has the right permits and follows all local municipality laws and building codes.

Reviews for Chandler septic tank system installers

Recent success stories from people in the Chandler area.
John D.
GREAT JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!
A&C plumbing
Mark F.
Very easy to schedule the repairs Luke was fast and very professional I would hire him again in a heart beat
Handyman services
Nicholas,Phoenix, A.
"I wanted to install a new R/O system in my home as my old one stopped working after many years of service. But, I was not aware of the installation procedure. I decided to take Good Guys water treatment services, and the knowledgeable and polite people replaced my old R/O system with the new one quickly"
Water Softener/Treatment Near Me- Good Guys Water Damage
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