3 Things to Do in a Septic Tank Emergency

Septic tank emergency

Everyone agrees that plumbing emergencies are stressful. However, it’s easy to understand why those involving your septic tank may just be the worst. Knowing how to tackle a septic tank emergency is key. To help you resolve the problem as quickly as possible, Carter Quality Plumbing has three things you should do in a septic tank emergency:

  1. Don’t panic – Remain calm. The problem can and will be fixed, but keeping your cool will go a long way towards a speedy resolution.
  2. Look at the water level – If the lid to your septic tank is easily accessible and you know what to do, inspect the water level. If the water level is lower than the outlet, chances are that you may have a clog. If it’s higher than the outlet, the problem could lie directly with the tank.
  3. Contact a septic tank service – Your best course of action is always to call a septic tank service. We have experience in septic tank repair and septic tank pumping. Don’t take a chance by waiting, which will only make the problem worse.

The next time you have a septic tank emergency, contact Carter Quality Plumbing. We’ll get to your home in Rock Hill or Lancaster, SC as quickly as possible to take care of the problem.

Carter Quality Plumbing provides plumbing and septic services for Lancaster, Rock Hill, Fort Mill, and surrounding areas of North Carolina and South Carolina. Contact us for more information!

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