Frequently Asked Questions
There could be a variety of reasons why your septic system is not working as it should be. Some of the common reasons include but are not limited to:
• A LACK OF MAINTENANCE: Your septic system needs to be pumped at least once every three years to remove built-up scum and sludge that has settled on the bottom of your tank
• DAMAGE: There are many ways in which a sewer line can break or become damaged. Common reasons behind damage can include but are not limited to: tree roots, freezing, corrosion (common in older lines), ground disturbance, and accidental damage from construction
• IMPROPER INSTALLATION
Strathcona Excavating can offer a quick, affordable solution regardless of the circumstances.
Depending on the materials used and how it’s been maintained through the years, a septic system can last anywhere between 15 to 40 years.
When considering the installation or replacement of your cistern tank, it is important that you consider the following:
• The number of people living in your home
• The daily amount of water used for showers, toilets, dishwashing, laundry, lawn water, faucet, etc
• And more
For more information about our cistern installation or replacement services in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, and Strathcona County, be sure to give us a call!
To ensure the water inside is kept cool and the contents protected from freezing during the icy cold Alberta wintertime, underground cisterns are typically buried at a minimum depth of four feet below the surface of the ground.