195 Union, SC Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your South Carolina septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Shelby, NC, US 28150
44 miles from Union
Al's Septic Tank Service (864) 576-3119
Pauline, SC, US 29374
17 miles from Union
AL'S SEPTIC TANK SERVICE (864) 576-3119
Pauline, SC, US 29374
17 miles from Union
C & J Portable Toilets (864) 487-5777
Gaffney, SC, US 29340
19 miles from Union
P&P SEPTIC TANK SERVICE (864) 529-8300
Enoree, SC, US 29335
20 miles from Union
Affordable Septic Tank (803) 628-2811
Sharon, SC, US 29742
21 miles from Union
SEPTICMAN (864) 590-5407
Spartanburg, SC, US 29306
22 miles from Union
SEPTICMAN (864) 590-5407
Spartanburg, SC, US 29306
22 miles from Union
Septicman (864) 590-5407
Spartanburg, SC, US 29306
22 miles from Union
SEPTICMAN (864) 592-2576
Spartanburg, SC, US 29306
22 miles from Union
POWERS SERVICE CENTER (864) 969-6212
Enoree, SC, US 29335
22 miles from Union
Enoree, SC, US 29335
22 miles from Union
Powers Mitchell (864) 969-6212
Enoree, SC, US 29335
22 miles from Union
Chester, SC, US 29706
23 miles from Union
Millsaps (803) 581-3901
Chester, SC, US 29706
23 miles from Union
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If you are building a Union, SC 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 Union, SC 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 Union, SC 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 Union, SC residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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