720 Lansdowne, PA Septic Tanks and Systems

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Brandywine Backflow Inc (610) 446-1919
Havertown, PA, US 19083
4 miles from Lansdowne
Skilet Septic Tank (484) 461-4100
Lansdowne, PA, US 19050
FRANC ENVIROMENTAL (215) 392-2768
Philadelphia, PA, US 19102
3 miles from Lansdowne
Upper Darby, PA, US 19082
3 miles from Lansdowne
Skilet Septic Tank (484) 461-4100
Clifton Heights, PA, US 19018
1 mile from Lansdowne
Ingleside Homes, Inc. (302) 575-0250
Wilmington, DE, US 19806
20 miles from Lansdowne
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ZIEGLER (215) 249-3482
Essington, PA, US 19029
6 miles from Lansdowne
PARSONS - Philadelphia (215) 606-2300
Philadelphia, PA, US 19103
6 miles from Lansdowne
Crossland Excavation (267) 767-8683
Philadelphia, PA, US 19102
6 miles from Lansdowne
GRAY BROS INC (484) 324-4930
Philadelphia, PA, US 19102
6 miles from Lansdowne
HECKMAN CF & SON INC (610) 616-1487
Philadelphia, PA, US 19102
6 miles from Lansdowne
Gray Bros Inc (484) 324-4230
Philadelphia, PA, US 19102
6 miles from Lansdowne
Gray Bros Inc (484) 324-2372
Philadelphia, PA, US 19102
6 miles from Lansdowne
Gray Bros Inc (484) 324-4262
Philadelphia, PA, US 19102
6 miles from Lansdowne
V Tech Services Inc (215) 625-2403
Philadelphia, PA, US 19107
7 miles from Lansdowne
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If you are building a Lansdowne, PA 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 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Cherry Hill and Pennsauken.

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 Lansdowne, PA 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 Lansdowne, PA 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 Lansdowne, PA residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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