Septic Maintenance Oregon City & Surrounding Areas
Proper septic maintenance is vital for the overall health of you septic wastewater system and Goodman Sanitation in Portland, OR provides you with the knowledge and experience to keep your system in optimum working order. Our services offers by licensed professionals include:
Regularly scheduled pumping of the septic tanks (every 1 - 3 years depending on usage)
Maintenance and service of septic tanks and all working parts of your system
Repairs and replacements of pumps, pipes, and septic tanks
Inspections to locate septic tanks and drainfields
Real estate evaluations for homebuyers, sellers, and realtors
Septic Tank System designs
Having a septic tank system requires a careful mindset regarding wastewater production. A conscientious concern of how you are using your water and sewage system is a healthy thing.
Note: More frequent pumping needed if garbage disposal is used
Figure 1. CROSS SECTION OF A SEPTIC TANK WITH (optional) EFFLUENT FILTER
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NEW OREGON DEQ GUIDELINES
There are inspections for homeowners who want to remodel their homes with additions to the house or property.
There are inspections for hardship cases for homeowners who want to add a mobile home to the property and attach to the existing septic system.
There is the "time of transfer" inspection / evaluation when the homeowner is selling the property.
Each of these inspections require that the tank be uncovered, the distribution box(es) be uncovered, that there is an amount of water introduced to the tank, to watch the contents flow to the distribution box and be accepted by a "thirsty" drainfield, to pump the tank and note any deficiencies.
To do an inspection on any and all pump vault components and panels along with electrical connections. To provide a detailed plot plan meeting all DEQ Specified requirements with all DEQ forms filled in completely with our technicians "certified" number and identification on the reports.
Should any repairs be needed to help bring your system "up to date" with compliance codes. We will outline the repairs and the cost and schedule an appointment for you. This gives you time to make an informed decision, ask questions, research websites, or ask for comparison bids for repair or work on fitting the repairs into your budget.
Your septic system is the second biggest investment, next to your home and Goodman Sanitation will be considerate on how you spend your money.