63 Charleston, SC Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your South Carolina septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Charleston, SC, 29412
Knight's Septic Tank (843) 747-0737
Charleston, SC, 29401
Charleston, SC, 29401
Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464
5 miles from Charleston
A-1 Septic Tank Service (843) 766-4464
Charleston, SC, 29407
A-1 SEPTIC TANK SERVICE (843) 849-0433
Charleston, SC, 29407
Knight's Septic Tank (843) 849-0221
Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464
6 miles from Charleston
Irrigation By Design Inc (843) 552-3078
North Charleston, SC, 29418
9 miles from Charleston
Hanahan, SC, 29410
10 miles from Charleston
Bishop J Norris (843) 559-0148
Johns Island, SC, 29455
11 miles from Charleston
Johns Island, SC, 29455
11 miles from Charleston
Fain Septic Tank Service (843) 553-0888
North Charleston, SC, 29406
12 miles from Charleston
Lohr Plumbing Inc (843) 522-8600
Beaufort, SC, 29902
50 miles from Charleston
Wadmalaw Island, SC, 29487
19 miles from Charleston
Wadmalaw Island, SC, 29487
19 miles from Charleston
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If you are building a Charleston, SC home that isn’t near a sewer system hookup, you’ll want to hire an excavation company that specializes in septic system design and installation. You can find more septic tanks & systems in Daniel Island, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Summerville and Goose Creek.

How Do Septic Tank Systems Work?

A large concrete or steel septic tank can hold up to 1,000 gallons of water. Wastewater comes down into the tank on one side from your Charleston, SC home’s sewage pipes and leaves the tank on the other side. Gases go up through a vent pipe through the roof of the house. Wastewater flows out of the septic tank and into a drain field made of perforated pipes, deeply buried and covered in gravel-filled trenches.

The drain field tends to be about 6 feet deep and 2 feet wide. Ultimately, the size of the drain field depends on how well the soil absorbs water, with slow-absorbing soil requiring a larger drain field. About 3 feet of gravel covers the drain pipes, with dirt filling the remainder.

Installing a septic tank system is best left to a licensed advanced wastewater treatment system installer, who can anticipate what size drain field your Charleston, SC system will need. Whether you’re working on a new build or a remodel, make sure your septic expert and installer openly communicates with your contractor or builder. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of septic tanks & systems: General Contractors, Plumbing Contractors.

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