55 Summerfield, 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 
Greenville, NC, 27834
3 miles from Summerfield
Stallings Co (252) 756-0267
Greenville, NC, 27858
6 miles from Summerfield
Greenville, NC, 27834
6 miles from Summerfield
Farmville, NC, 27828
10 miles from Summerfield
Farmville, NC, 27828
10 miles from Summerfield
Grifton, NC, 28530
14 miles from Summerfield
Fleming Landscaping (252) 827-5445
Macclesfield, NC, 27852
18 miles from Summerfield
Kinston, NC, 28501
19 miles from Summerfield
Vanceboro, NC, 28586
21 miles from Summerfield
Williamston, NC, 27892
24 miles from Summerfield
Washington, NC, 27889
25 miles from Summerfield
Williamston, NC, 27892
25 miles from Summerfield
Kinston, NC, 28504
26 miles from Summerfield
Fremont, NC, 27830
26 miles from Summerfield
Roberson Septic LLC (252) 792-4155
Williamston, NC, 27892
27 miles from Summerfield
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If you are building a Summerfield, 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 Greenville, Washington, Winterville, Grifton and Windsor.

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 Summerfield, 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 Summerfield, 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.

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