235 Rockford, 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 
Rockford, MI, 49341
Rockford, MI, 49341
Fuller Service (616) 874-3467
Rockford, MI, 49341
Herrington Excavating Inc (616) 874-7449
Belmont, MI, 49306
6 miles from Rockford
Robinson Septic Tank (616) 887-2060
Sparta, MI, 49345
7 miles from Rockford
Cannonsburg Sand & Gravel (616) 691-8098
Rockford, MI, 49341
Bob's Septic Service (616) 887-8670
Sparta, MI, 49345
8 miles from Rockford
Robinson Septic Tank (616) 887-2060
Sparta, MI, 49345
8 miles from Rockford
Cedar Springs, MI, 49319
9 miles from Rockford
Tiles Excavating Inc (616) 846-6500
Nunica, MI, 49448
28 miles from Rockford
Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
12 miles from Rockford
Wilbert Burials Vaults (616) 453-9902
Grand Rapids, MI, 49534
12 miles from Rockford
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503
13 miles from Rockford
Sand Lake, MI, 49343
13 miles from Rockford
Fennville, MI, 49408
47 miles from Rockford
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If you are building a Rockford, 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 Grand Rapids, Wyoming, Forest Hills, Walker and Jenison.

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