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Septic Tank & Pit Cleaning

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Septic Tank Cleaning

At McLean Septic Services, we specialize in comprehensive septic tank and pit cleaning, ensuring your system operates efficiently and effectively. Our experienced team uses state-of-the-art equipment to remove sludge, effluent, and other build-ups from your septic tank and pit. This service is crucial for maintaining the health of your septic system, preventing backups, and ensuring environmental safety. Whether your system serves a residential home or a commercial establishment, our tailored cleaning solutions are designed to meet your specific needs.

Why Is This Necessary?

Regular septic tank and pit cleaning is essential for several reasons. Over time, solids accumulate in your septic tank, reducing its efficiency and potentially leading to blockages, backups, and system failure. These issues can result in unpleasant odors, property damage, and health hazards. Cleaning your septic tank and pit not only extends the life of your septic system but also protects groundwater from contamination. By maintaining your system through regular cleanings, you avoid costly repairs and replacements, ensuring your system works well for years to come.

The Benefits

Prevents System Failures

Minimizes risk of blockages and costly backups.

Extends System Lifespan

Enhances efficiency, delays need for replacements. 

Protects Your Property

Avoids damage to yard and home structure.

Questions You Might Have

The frequency depends on the size of your tank, the number of occupants, and usage patterns. Generally, we recommend cleaning every 3 to 5 years, but we can provide a personalized schedule after an inspection.
We recommend minimizing water use during cleaning to ensure the process is as efficient as possible. We’ll advise on specific precautions when scheduling your service.
Most septic tank and pit cleanings can be completed within a few hours, though this can vary based on the system size and condition.
You might notice a slight odor during the cleaning process, but this should dissipate quickly once the job is complete. Our team takes measures to minimize any smells.
If we identify issues, we’ll discuss them with you and recommend the next steps, whether it’s repairs, maintenance, or adjustments to your system’s care routine.
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We have been licensed in septic system maintenance and repair for 8 years. We know what it takes to get your job done right. Repairing or maintaining the septic system in your Virginia home and business shouldn’t have to be a hassle. When you hire us to do a job, you can expect a few things:



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