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Bridgeport Septic System Pumpers

Browse these septic system pumping services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Bridgeport.

Cesspoolpros
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Maura H.
Verified review

Billy just happened to be the first person I called and he said he could meet me at the house within 2 hours. I was going to call three companies as I usually do - but I didn't have time if I was going to meet him. 1) He showed up on time. 2) He was polite. 3) He was professional. Clean truck. Clean logo shirt. He seemed to know what he was doing (Admittedly I know nothing about septic systems. I didn't even know where the tank was or if there was one or two or more. ) He was able to find the tank quickly. He opened it and I could see it absolutely needed to be pumped ASAP. He pumped it out, used a flashlight and leaned in all the way in to check and ensure there wasn't another tank. 4) His price was fair (I don't always hire the lowest quote) I absolutely plan to hire Billy again.

  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Molly G.
Verified review

Service was fast and efficient. New filtration system installed. Waters never felt cleaner! Thanks egarrity water solutions!!

John H Bensavage LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Marino M.
Verified review

John installed a new septic system for me. He was extremely professional, timely and responsive. He completed everything he said he would with high quality. John worked closely with me and provided me options to best fit into my needs. I have hired and worked with many contractors and John is one of the best I've seen. I would highly recommend him and would feel comfortable about the results.

Discount Cesspool & Drain
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kurt H.
Verified review

I wanted routine pumping since I recently purchased the house and wanted to see how system was doing. Sal was very quick to respond. Dominick and his co worker arrived . They got right to work. I wanted to see what was being done and they showed me and explained and gave me helpful tips to keep system going well. They were real gentleman and I plan on calling them back in the future.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Leena K.
Verified review

Good work and reasonable price

AAA WellPump Systems
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Sumar D.
Verified review

He's great worker, honest and knowledgeable. His prices are great and fair...I would definitely hire him again. Great job ??

Terri G.
Verified review

We first met Michael Hupal when we purchased our home 20 years ago, and have continued using Hupal Septics ever since. In addition to being our septic service company, approximately 10 years ago, when our old septic system began to fail, we used Hupal Septics & Excavating to design and install our new septic system. Michael worked diligently with us, the health department and the town. Accessability and installation was problematic on our property, but at all times, we were confident with Hupal Septics. We find Hupal Septics, and most importantly, Michael Hupal, to be honest, reliable, dependable, and immenently qualified. We give this company our highest recommendation.

  • 37 years in business
About

Prompt response time to all inquiries. Experienced; in business since 1981. Locally owned and operated. Licensed and insured in Westchester and Putnam, NY. Knowledgeable administrative support. Free assistance with filing all town and county paperwork. Owner/operator always on-site. Free estimates at your convenience. Written contracts. Environmentally friendly waste management methods utilized.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How often do you clean a septic tank?

For homeowners with a septic system, it’s important to have a regular septic cleaning schedule. To protect ground and drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends residential septic cleaning every three years. Many septic system companies state that you can maintain a healthy system with regular septic cleanings every three to five years. In addition to cleaning, a septic tank inspection once a year will uncover problems and can save you thousands in cleanup and repair.

When waste goes into your septic system, it separates into three parts. The solids (sludge) drop to the bottom, wastewater floats in the middle, and a layer of scum rises to the top. Regularly scheduled cleanings prevent the sludge in your septic tank from building up and clogging your tank, leading to an overflow. Pricing for a standard septic cleaning ranges between $200 and $500, with the national average cost at $315. It’s easier, more cost-effective, and better for your home health to keep your septic tank maintained.

Who pumps septic tanks?

Septic system professionals pump septic tanks. Pros in different states will have different licensing and certification regulations. Make sure the company you hire is licensed and certified, is a legitimate business, and has the appropriate insurance. Damage to your septic system could cost thousands of dollars in cleanup and repair, so it’s best to hire a qualified professional from the start.

Using an industrial-strength vacuum hose connected to a tanker truck, the septic tank company will pump out the contents of your tank. First they break up the scum of the top layer, then mix the sludge (on the bottom) into the wastewater for removal. To get all the sludge and scum from the tank, pros may use a tool called a septage spoon that loosens stubborn waste from the sides of the tank. After the tank is hosed down and empty, it is inspected for any cracks or leaks that could lead to trouble in the future. The waste in the truck is then transported and disposed of at a waste management treatment center, a cesspool or an approved dumping site.

When should you clean a septic system?

Experts agree that you should clean your septic system every three to five years for optimal system health and safe water. You should also have it inspected every year to catch minor issues before they become major. If you think you may be overdue for a septic cleaning, here are signs that you should call a pro immediately.

  • You’re at capacity: If the bottom of the scum layer is within six inches of the bottom of the tank’s outlet or if the top of the sludge layer is within 12 inches of the outlet, your tank needs to be pumped, according to the EPA.
  • It stinks: If you can smell wastewater, call a pro right away to clean your tank, pipes and field.
  • Sewage backup: Raw sewage backing up into the pipes in your home is no fun. The pros can pump out your pipes, clean your tanks and clear any clogs, but it will be a complex and messy job.
  • Pooling water: Water collecting around your tank or drain field can be a sign you need to clean your septic system.
  • Super grass: If the grass above your septic system drain field suddenly gets vibrantly green and lush, the septic tank leak could be leaking sewage and fertilizing your lawn in unwanted ways. Call a pro to inspect it right away.

How much is it to clean a septic tank?

Nobody wants their septic tank to back up. Regular septic cleaning and pumping is important to keep your ground and drinking water protected from harmful bacteria. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends septic system cleaning every three years. The national average cost for a septic tank specialist is $315. Costs for septic cleaning may vary based on where you live, how large your septic tank is, and how long it has been since the last cleaning. If it’s been many years since you’ve had your tank cleaned, the process of breaking up and removing the solids may take longer and could cost more. Typical residential septic tanks range in size from 1,000 to 2,500 gallons. The price range for septic cleaning usually averages $200-$500, with varying by tank size. Repairs or replacement parts will also add to your cost. To keep your septic tank in good health between cleanings, only flush approved items such as toilet paper, and don’t rely on your garbage disposal for composting. Items that don’t break down easily (like lemon rinds or feminine hygiene products) can back up the septic system, leading to clogs and overflow. If you smell the unmistakable odor of sewage or can see sewage bubbling up above your drain field, call for a septic cleaning immediately.

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