191 Northwood, OH Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Ohio septic tanks and systems expert. More 
ACE SEPTIC TANK CLEANING (419) 691-1030
OH, 43601
5 miles from Northwood
Ace Septic Tank Service (419) 691-1030
OH, 43601
5 miles from Northwood
C & L Sanitation Inc (419) 874-4653
OH, 43551
6 miles from Northwood
Buckeye Sewer & Drain (419) 875-5888
OH, 43537
11 miles from Northwood
OH, 43551
11 miles from Northwood
W CLOSE & SONS EXCAVATING (734) 848-9291
MI, 48133
11 miles from Northwood
OH, 44824
38 miles from Northwood
W Close & Sons Excavating (734) 848-9291
MI, 48133
12 miles from Northwood
ACE SEPTIC TANK CLEANING (734) 847-4660
MI, 48182
14 miles from Northwood
Ace Septic Tank Service (734) 847-4660
MI, 48182
14 miles from Northwood
MI, 48182
15 miles from Northwood
B & H Excavating (734) 856-6111
MI, 49267
15 miles from Northwood
Ace Septic Tank Service (419) 691-1030
OH, 43528
15 miles from Northwood
OH, 43542
16 miles from Northwood
MI, 49267
17 miles from Northwood
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If you are building a Northwood, OH 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.

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 Northwood, OH 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 Northwood, OH 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.

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