229 Windsor, ON Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Ontario septic tanks and systems expert. More 
MI, 48336
22 miles from Windsor
MI, 48309
25 miles from Windsor
MI, 48030
13 miles from Windsor
MI, 48843
50 miles from Windsor
Bob's Sanitation (734) 946-7338
MI, 48174
16 miles from Windsor
Onsite Services (888) 748-7553
MI, 48033
18 miles from Windsor
MI, 48033
18 miles from Windsor
Bob's Sanitation (734) 782-9200
MI, 48174
19 miles from Windsor
Bob's Sanitation (734) 261-4184
MI, 48174
19 miles from Windsor
Al Pearson & Son (248) 437-9615
MI, 48174
19 miles from Windsor
MI, 48174
19 miles from Windsor
AL PEARSON & SON (734) 941-0444
MI, 48174
20 miles from Windsor
MI, 48152
20 miles from Windsor
B & F Septic Tank Service (248) 357-2033
MI, 48152
20 miles from Windsor
M & M Septic Tank Inc (248) 477-1055
MI, 48152
20 miles from Windsor
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If you are building a Windsor, ON 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 Windsor, ON 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 Windsor, ON 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.

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