149 West Jefferson, 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 
Hart Bill Construction (336) 846-7025
West Jefferson, NC, 28694
Chatham Gregory & Jackie (336) 982-3537
West Jefferson, NC, 28694
Chatham Gregory & Jackie (336) 982-3537
West Jefferson, NC, 28694
Taylorsville, NC, 28681
41 miles from West Jefferson
Statesville, NC, 28625
50 miles from West Jefferson
Triple T Pumping (828) 262-5745
Boone, NC, 28607
15 miles from West Jefferson
Triple T Pumping (828) 262-5745
Boone, NC, 28607
16 miles from West Jefferson
Bob Dowell Sr (423) 727-5308
Mountain City, TN, 37683
17 miles from West Jefferson
Loven Ready Mix (828) 262-0063
Boone, NC, 28607
18 miles from West Jefferson
Estate Maintenance Co Inc (828) 295-4004
Boone, NC, 28607
19 miles from West Jefferson
Trivett's Septic Svc (423) 727-9583
Mountain City, TN, 37683
19 miles from West Jefferson
Mountain City, TN, 37683
19 miles from West Jefferson
Sparta, NC, 28675
20 miles from West Jefferson
Bottomley Ben (336) 372-8350
Sparta, NC, 28675
20 miles from West Jefferson
North Wilkesboro, NC, 28659
21 miles from West Jefferson
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If you are building a West Jefferson, 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 Boone, Millers Creek, Lansing, Scottville and Trade.

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 West Jefferson, 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 West Jefferson, 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 West Jefferson, NC residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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