Septic System Services in Bailey Colorado
Colorado has over 900,000. There are 17,000 new septic systems every year. Although they can be used to treat wastewater and sewage, they need to be properly maintained if you want to enjoy many years of reliable service.
Ley Septic Service is a full-service septic contractor serving Bailey, Colorado. We are experts in Pumping septic tanks, Lift station pumping, Inspections of septic systems, and repairs to septic systems. The team at Ley Septic Service is here to help!
We specialize in pumping out septic tanks and holding tanks for residential and commercial property owners. Regular maintenance programs include pumping out the liquid and solids from your septic tank. This is part of keeping your system running at its best. Your septic tank should be pumped out every 3-5 years depending on how many bathrooms you have, how many people in your household, and how much use your system gets.
After inspecting your tank, we will be able to give you an accurate recommendation for pumping intervals based on your tank's condition and the depth of the scum (on top) or sludge (on bottom).
We remove all liquid and solids from your tank. We backflush your tank if necessary to remove all solids and liquids. This will allow us to properly pump out the septic system.
If you have a lift station as part of your septic system the sewage from your home or building is discharged into a pit (The Wet Well). When the pit reaches a certain level, it engages a "float switch" that detects when the tank is full. The float switch will then pump the sewage to the next destination in your system (usually uphill). Although these systems are simple, they need to be maintained in order for them to work efficiently. Routine maintenance includes having solids removed from your lift station.
It is highly recommended by the colorado Department of HealthIt is important that your septic system is inspected annually and that pump-outs are performed every 3 to 5 years. We can provide detailed inspections if your septic system has been causing problems.
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We have a 2500 gallon vacuum truck and a 3800 gal vacuum truck are available. We can pump grease traps, lift stations, and septic tanks of various sizes without making multiple trips. We can send two trucks if your tank is larger than our truck's capacity. We can pump your tank no matter how large it is.
This is a great question we get asked often. It's a good idea to have your tank pumped every 3 to 5 years. Your septic tank may need to be pumped more often if you live in a larger house with multiple bathrooms and a large family. Commercial properties should be pumped every year or have their septic system inspected at least once a year.
Pumping any septic tank that is part of a real estate deal is a smart idea. Before you buy a home or property with a septic system, make sure it is pumped and inspected.
In our Central Colorado service area, there are many types of septic systems. Before we can pump or service your system, it is helpful to know which type you have.
Conventional Septic Systems
Drip Distribution Systems
Aerobic Treatment Units
We can tell you what kind of system you have if you don't know when you arrive.
That's a great question! For a family of four, it's usually every 3-5 years. Pump-outs can be more frequent if you have multiple bathrooms or a suite. Other than the time between each pump-out, there are other indicators you should look for.
Are you experiencing sewage backups in your home?
Are you noticing foul odors coming from your tanks and septic fields?
Are you seeing water seeping into your septic tank?
Another way to determine if your tank is full of scum or sludge is to remove the lid. The scum layer should be at the top of your tank. It should not exceed 8-10 inches in depth. The sludge layer is at the bottom of your tank. It should not be more than 12 inches in depth. You can check these levels with a pipe length of at least 10 feet or any other measuring tool. If you need septic pumping services, we can help.
All of our trucks come with 200 feet of vacuum hose. We can pump out your septic tanks if we can get our truck within 200 feet of them. If the distance is more than 200 feet, we can send our driver with extensions. As it is easy for a heavy septic truck to get stuck in the grass, we try to stay off of your grass. Please let the driver know if you have a preferred route that you would like us to take on your property.
Yes. We do. We can perform a complete septic inspection if you have any questions or are experiencing problems with your system. We can inspect the tank and drain fields, as well as the pump and distribution boxes.
Although we can sometimes pump out your RV in certain circumstances, we try to avoid doing so. We might be able to help you if your RV is located on a route that we already service or in an RV park we already serve. You can call our office at (720) 312 7084 if your RV needs to be pumped.
Absolutely not! We are often called out to clean out septic tanks that are overflowing into customers' homes on a nearly weekly basis. Baby wipes can often cause problems. While a few wipes won't cause any problems, a large number of wipes can clog up your system and cause backups as well as potential damage. This is a bad idea.
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