258 Hartford, MI Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Michigan septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Michigan Rooter Service (269) 463-3752
Watervliet, MI, 49098
5 miles from Hartford
Meyers Bruce (269) 468-4441
Coloma, MI, 49038
7 miles from Hartford
Meyers Septic & Sewer (269) 468-4441
Coloma, MI, 49038
7 miles from Hartford
A-Abe Septic Tank Service (269) 468-7201
Coloma, MI, 49038
8 miles from Hartford
PLUMBERS SERVICES (800) 223-9563
Bangor, MI, 49013
8 miles from Hartford
A-ABE SEPTIC TANK SERVICE (269) 468-7201
Coloma, MI, 49038
8 miles from Hartford
Fickett William (269) 468-6259
Coloma, MI, 49038
9 miles from Hartford
Coloma, MI, 49038
9 miles from Hartford
Fennville, MI, 49408
27 miles from Hartford
Modsanco (269) 944-5021
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
11 miles from Hartford
Lakeshore Septic Service (269) 637-2299
South Haven, MI, 49090
11 miles from Hartford
BURROWS SANITATION (269) 637-4605
South Haven, MI, 49090
11 miles from Hartford
FLORY SEPTIC SERVICE (269) 624-6835
Decatur, MI, 49045
11 miles from Hartford
Dibble Concrete Products (269) 849-2601
Coloma, MI, 49038
12 miles from Hartford
Dowagiac, MI, 49047
12 miles from Hartford
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If you are building a Hartford, MI 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 Benton Harbor, Fair Plain, South Haven, Benton Heights and Paw Paw.

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 Hartford, MI 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 Hartford, MI 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.

Find septic tank and system professionals on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Hartford, MI residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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