215 Sanford, NC Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your North Carolina septic tanks and systems expert. More 
West End, NC, 27376
26 miles from Sanford
We specialize in the inspection and maintenance of commercial and residential on-site wastewater treatment systems. Our staff are equipped with state of the art technology:... Read More
Sanford, NC, 27330
Nunnery Pumping Service (919) 498-5665
Sanford, NC, 27330
Sanford, NC, 27330
Nunnery's Pumping Service (919) 718-9451
Sanford, NC, 27330
Sanford, NC, 27330
Sanford, NC, 27330
Sanford, NC, 27330
Sanford, NC, 27330
Sanford, NC, 27330
Total Enviro & Septic (919) 708-5056
Sanford, NC, 27330
Cole Brothers Landscaping (919) 775-3198
Sanford, NC, 27330
Sharpe Larry Pool Co (919) 499-6160
Sanford, NC, 27332
Sharpe Larry Septic Tanks (919) 499-6160
Sanford, NC, 27332
Bullard Septic Services (919) 499-1460
Sanford, NC, 27332
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If you are building a Sanford, NC 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 Southern Pines, Moncure, Gulf, Cameron and Mamers.

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 Sanford, NC 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 Sanford, NC 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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