Septic System Services in Syracuse, New York

As a crucial part of your home maintenance, your septic tank needs the same care and attention you give the rest of your home. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Greater Syracuse has served the area for years, providing high-quality septic tank services and exceptional customer service. You can trust us to handle any of your septic system needs.

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How to Properly Maintain Your Septic Tank

The best way to prevent any surprises is to follow maintenance steps. To care for your septic system, you can:

  • Inspect the pump frequently: Regular inspections will ensure your tank works smoothly.
  • Conserve water: Saving water will improve your tank's efficiency and reduce the risk of failure.
  • Dispose of waste properly: Throwing away trash such as diapers, oil, and coffee grounds in the correct place will help prevent clogs.
  • Maintain the drain field: Avoid parking, planting, or placing other drainage systems on or near the drain field.

When Do You Need Septic Tank Services?

We recommend inspecting and pumping your septic tank every three years. Professionals can check for leaks and scum levels to ensure it is working correctly.

Keep an eye out for signs that could reveal damage to your septic system. If you notice any of the following, contact a plumbing service as soon as possible:

  • Water pooling up on your lawn
  • Strong sewage smell on your property
  • Slow-to-drain sinks
  • More pests, such as insects, mice, or rats
  • Sewage backflow in basement drain

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, we offer 24/7 emergency services, making us available whenever you run into trouble with your septic tank.

Hire Professionals to Service Your Septic Tank

With enough knowledge, time, and money, anyone change replace or repair their septic tanks. However, one mistake can lead to many expensive repairs to undo your work. If you do not have a background in septic tank care, we recommend calling in a professional plumber to take care of it for you. You will have the satisfaction of knowing that your septic system is in good hands.

Why Should You Call Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Syracuse?

Mr. Rooter Plumbing is Syracuse's go-to septic system service for all maintenance and installation needs. We are proud to offer residential septic tank maintenance services to ensure your tank is running properly all year round, such as cleaning, draining, and preventative maintenance.

As a full-service home tank installer, our fully licensed plumbers certified by Onondaga County will cover everything from the design to excavation and installation. We also provide you with a 10-year tank warranty, giving you the confidence that your new tank will work for years to come.

Contact Your Local Septic Expert for Any of Your Sewage Needs

Whether it's time to replace your old septic tank or you require emergency services, our septic system experts are ready to help! You can rely on us for excellent customer service and reliable solutions to help you with any of your septic needs.

If you need help with your septic system, contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Syracuse online or call us today!

Septic System Services In Syracuse NY

If you don’t live on a municipal sewage line, proper maintenance of your home septic system is essential. Mr. Rooter® Plumber of Greater Syracuse proudly offers residential septic services that will keep your system running its best year round, preventing costly, inconvenient breakdowns before they start. We offer repairs, including 24 hour emergency service, cleaning and draining, preventative maintenance and new system installations. Contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing today, and take advantage of great pricing on septic system service in Baldwinsville, Auburn, Liverpool and other locations in the greater Syracuse area.

We Know Your Home Septic System

Knowing the basics of how your home septic system works is essential to identifying problems when they arise. Mr. Rooter of Greater Syracuse has a team of plumbers who are experienced and considered septic tank experts. During our repair process, we keep our customers informed of the process and the best maintenance once we are gone. To keep your septic system in shape, we want to help you be familiar with it. The main components of your home septic system are:

  • Septic tank: Your septic tank is a sealed container buried under your lawn that receives and stores sewage waste flushed out of your home. When in the tank, solid wastes settle to the bottom while liquid waste is absorbed into the surrounding field.
  • Tile absorption field: Surrounding your septic tank is a series of trenches containing gravel or crushed stone known as the tile absorption (or nitrification) field. The tile absorption field draws liquids out of the septic tank, where they are filtered and returned to the soil.

Your septic system relies on a delicate balance to ensure it does not release waste material into the soil, where it can enter wells and contaminate your drinking water. A thorough inspection by Mr. Rooter Plumbing can ensure your septic system is working properly. Our team of experts can perform a number of soil tests and inspections of your clean out and perforated lateral lines and your distribution box.

A yearly checkup of your septic system will give you the peace of mind of knowing your septic system is functioning properly and won’t require expensive emergency repairs.

Signs of Septic Tank Issues in Your Home

The more often our team can get to your home for a regular septic inspection, the easier it will be to avoid costly repairs. The following signs could indicate damage to your home septic system – contact us as soon as you notice any of them for prompt service:

  • Standing water in the lawn.
  • Damp spots near septic system piping and hookups.
  • Strong sewage odors in your backyard.
  • Sinkholes appearing in your yard, particularly if they have a sewage smell.
  • More rats, mice and insects in your lawn than usual.
  • Slow-draining sinks.
  • Pools of water around basement drains.
  • Toilets that don’t refill completely.

Of course, some of these symptoms can be attributed to common plumbing problems such as a clogged drain or damaged piping. To be certain, go with the team that knows both plumbing and septic treatment. When you call us for residential septic service, Mr. Rooter Plumbing will send an expert who can properly diagnose septic system problems, avoiding the need for costly, time-consuming troubleshooting repairs.

As an independently-owned franchise of a nationwide chain, we have the resources local septic system contractors don’t. This includes our exclusive video inspection technology that can give us an intimate look inside your septic system to identify problems with certainty.

Save Money With Trenchless Sewer Repair

Mr. Rooter Plumbing is the only company to offer our proprietary trenchless sewer repair in the Syracuse area. Using the Pipe Pull system, we can install new sewage piping without having to dig up your yard, saving you time and money. The Pipe Pull system uses your existing sewer lines as a guide, clearing out old piping while pulling a full-sized replacement into place. It’s fast, it’s cost effective, it has a 100 year design life and it’s available exclusively through Mr. Rooter Plumbing.

If another Syracuse home septic repair company has given you an estimate that involves digging trench for new pipes, contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing to see if you can switch to the Pipe Pull method and save!

Residential Septic System Pumping

Even if your home septic system is properly maintained, it will still require pumping out on a regular basis. The New York State Department of Health recommends a home septic system be pumped out every two or three years, or whenever the amount of waste exceeds a third of the liquid depth of the tank. Don’t trust anyone but the home septic system experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing to perform this important regular maintenance item with diligence and respect for your property. Septic cleaning is dirty business – only Mr. Rooter Plumbing takes the time to ensure your lawn and property are left undisturbed throughout the process.

Contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing for Replacement and New Home Installations

A new septic system, whether it’s replacing an existing unit that has run its course or part of a new home build, is an important investment. Choosing a system that doesn’t have the capacity to meet your needs may save you money initially, but it will lead to considerably higher repair and maintenance costs down the road. Let our experts properly assess your home’s requirements and suggest a unit that’s right for you.

For both residential and commercial installations, Mr. Rooter Plumbing is Syracuse’s septic system pros. We’ll help you choose the pump type, tank design and sizing that fit both your needs and your budget. We are a full service home septic system installer that takes care of every step of the process, from the initial design and consultation, to excavating and installation. Every septic system we install is backed by a 10 year guarantee, so you can be certain you are purchasing a system built for the long haul.

Your Comprehensive Septic Experts in Syracuse, Auburn and Beyond

Whether you need emergency septic service, a new system installation, repairs or regular maintenance, Mr. Rooter Plumbing is the one to call for all your home and business needs. See for yourself why we’ve got the winning combination of value, expertise and excellence that is trusted by home and business owners throughout the region. Contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing today!

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