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McHenry Septic Tank Professionals

Browse these septic tank services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in McHenry.

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Drains Inc.
4.9
from 169 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Elizabeth K.
Verified review

Excellent response time with someone actually picking up the phone and offering same day septic service! This was my third septic company I called and they were the first to answer their phone. Amazing isn't it how some companies defeat themselves before they even get started. Anyways I had a tech rep at my door within hours of my phone call. They were able to give me a quote, without charging me anything. They then offered me to get a second opinion, but I was very happy with them so far, I decided to go with them. We fixed my sewer and drain issues and that was that. The tech reps were very professional, knowledgeable, and personable. I recommend them and have their magnet on my refrigerator, guaranteed I will call only them. Thank you Keith and Tim.

George American Plumbing
4.8
from 68 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Mitesh P.
Verified review

Great company, very fas response, very fast completion. It was rental home emergency hot water replacement project. Finished job within 3 hrs of first call/ connect via Thumbtack. I paid him (George) next day!!! He trusted my words. As I was not nearby my rental property. He took care of everything and said I can pay him later!! Great person I wish him well for his company success. I will definitely hire him. Excellent customer service Excellent work Refer to photo below of new hot water tank installation

Tritan Plumbing
4.1
from 55 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
Verified review

Mickey had done prior work a Sewer Repair in our home in Plainfield, We knew who to call this time to have our Leaking Outside hose faucets replaced! While doing this work, he noticed that the Main Water Valve was leaking and that the second shutoff valve (the one after the meter) did not work. Replacing the main water valve required coordination with the city to shut off the water from the street. Normally the city employee shuts the valve off and leaves and you have to call back to get the water turned on again. Mickey did the replacement of the valve so quickly that the city employee never left. Although the plan was to replace only the main valve before the meter, we ended up replacing also the valve after the meter since it also had a small leak. Mickey gave a fair price and did an outstanding job.

First Chicago Plumbing
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony H.
Verified review

AP construction installed my hot water storage tank here in Chicago il. which i purchased the wrong tank and they were able to customize the pipes to fit, and install it for a great price, They were on time and completed the job faster than i expected, very honest people and friendly as well. i now have a company i can call and depend on from here on out GOOD JOB AP construction.

Dawson Builders, Inc.
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

They were wonderful. Promo, efficient and did a great job installing my hot water tank. Would definitely recommend.

COMMUNITY SEWER & SEPTIC
5.0
from 1 review
    Thomas W.
    Verified review

    Great customer service, very flexible with scheduling, helpful and knowledgeable staff and super fair pricing.

    Aquatic Creations
    2.0
    from 1 review
      About

      We offer maintenance service to you at a very fair price. We also specialize in setting up any new aquarium systems. We do freshwater, saltwater (just fish) and saltwater reef aquariums. We can do all the plumbing needed via use of PVC and set up the pumps, sumps, protein skimmers, etc. We also are highly trained in fish disease and also coral issues. We live and work in the Chicago area and the Northshore, etc. Please call us for your aquarium needs. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. Thanks. Aquatic Creations—keeping your aquariums healthy. –– Jim note: we are now Located in Evanston,Il so keep that in mind for like Jobs.. We service the Local areas and the NorhtShore!

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      Is your toilet backed up? Does it have funky smells? Contact Weidners, your family-friendly septic service! If your septic system is not working correctly, you need help fast! Weidner septic service serves Northwest Cook, McHenry and Lake Counties with same-day emergency services and Saturday appointments to ensure that you get what you require, when you need it. Weidner septic service offers you fast and reliable service and repairs to your septic tank and system. We'll clear out blockages and repair breaks quickly and efficiently. Our licensed, bonded and insured work crew will fix your septic system back to working order as soon as possible. Our services include the following: * pumping * cleaning * baffle repairs * Lenzyme bacterial program * drain field inspections Owners Rose and Danny know that a backed-up septic system isn't just unpleasant. It can cause costly damage to your property. Let us clear away the mess and get things flowing properly once again. Bring your septic tank needs to us, your septic service specialists.

      About

      We offer septic system installation and repair. We provide mound systems, soil testing, pipe repair, septic tank inspections, excavation and demolition.

      About

      Mainline Sewer & Septic, Inc. is serving Lake County and the surrounding areas. Mainline Sewer & Septic, Inc. offers sewer and septic system service, installation, and repair to Lake County and the surrounding areas. We have been family owned since 1985. We are licensed and insured for your protection. We provide maintenance service for your residential sewage treatment systems, which is required by the state and county. We require no payments upfront for these maintenance services but only at the time of the provided service. Ask about our bobcat and backhoe excavating services for grading and demo work.

      About

      Country Well & Pump, Inc. provides well drilling and services, along with septic system services. We install new systems, and repair and maintain existing systems for residential, commercial and industrial properties.

      About

      Suburban Sewer & Septic, Inc. offers fast, quality service for many plumbing needs, including sewer repair, clogged drains, rodding, sump pumps, battery back-up, jetting, drain tiles, toilet back-up, flood, sewage pump, septic tanks, and problems with tree roots.

      About

      We offer septic system design, installation, repair, service, and consulting services. We provide soil testing for septic suitability.

      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.

      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.

      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.
      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.