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Rockville Septic Cystem Repairers

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Top Pro
  • 36 years in business
  • 575 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren J.
Verified review

EBRR finished my hardwood floors of my new condo and did quality and timely work! Gave a nice new look altogether. Which I really appreciated. They also worked through some plumbing issues to repair the floors, and the repairs were very well done. Not to mention, the work was very affordable, and the crew was very reliable and timely. I am very happy with my finished floors, thanks EBRR Property Maintenance Services!

Nick's Plumbing
4.8
from 264 reviews
  • 351 hires on Thumbtack
Tessa W.
Verified review

Nick was amazingly helpful when we had a clogged and leaking water main last week. He was able to come out the same morning I reached out to him, quickly fixed the problem, and then explained in detail how we could avoid it in the future—he even drew a diagram of our whole plumbing system so I could keep it for reference! I'm very thankful for his help and professionalism.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 255 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David .
Verified review

Walt from Eagle Homeimprovements came out to my house,he fixed several plumbing issues. Was very knowledgeable about the work and his pricing was great. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs plumbing repairs done or any other work he's a general contractor. Thank you Walt for all your help. Great guy to work with you will not regret hiring his services.

Brown Handyman Services
4.6
from 85 reviews
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Patrick R.
Verified review

I had Mr. Brown come out to repair the subfloor around a toilet and patch some drywall in my ceiling. Not only was Mr. Brown friendly and affordable but he provided excellent service and did a quality job with the project. I'm definitely a satisfied customer.

  • 18 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
RJ D.
Verified review

I hired Antonio (Tony) Sanchez from Renaissance Restoration to complete a kitchen renovation this past fall (sorry I did not get around to completing this review sooner!). I did all the demolition, but the job included lights and electrical, plumbing repair, cabinet and counter top install, appliance install, and painting. Tony gave a very reasonable estimate and personally worked on my project with his assistant from start to finish as opposed to having one of his employees complete the job. As he began the job, he soon realized that virtually nothing from the original construction was square (townhouse was built in 1987). However, that did not phase him as he had the skills to adjust making those imperfections unnoticeable in the end. In addition, Tony has skills in most of the trades which meant that he did not have to sub different parts of the job out; he did all the electrical, plumbing and carpentry himself. The best part of my experience working with Tony was that he discussed and explained different options or ways of completing a task to ensure there were no surprises, and I was impressed with his willingness to even teach me a little along the way. He was flexible in allowing me to have a friend install the tile floor and was understanding of my need to stick to a rather tight budget. There are only two comments I could make for overall improvement: cleanliness and timeliness. On a couple of occasions, I had to discard empty food containers and drinks that had been left behind. I attributed this to oversight and could be easily improved by making an effort to clean up the work site after each day of work. Considering it was not a space I was using though, it was not that big of a deal. As for timeliness, the project took longer than expected to complete. However, I know that my involvement did have some impact on the schedule and the fact he was doing the work himself while still managing other jobs is a factor. I would not hesitate to bring Tony in for another project in the future. I am completely satisfied with his work and would recommend him to anyone.

  • 1 year in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Marcus Y.
Verified review

Let me start by saying that I'm not one to typically call for help. I'm more of a do-it-yourself type of homeowner. But when it comes to systems as complex at HVAC, I simply could not find time, and did not have the experience necessary to fix my A/C unit in the middle of a hot week. That is when Robert and Friends quite literally came to my rescue. Robert was able to quickly and efficiently diagnose my HVAC systems issue and then provide me options to get my home cooled again. He holds himself with upmost confidence and professionalism which swayed my decision to use Robert and Friends Heating and Cooling LLC. Although I had initially searched around and tested my options with other HVAC repair services, I found that the punctuality of Robert and Friends as well as the professionalism and plethora of knowledge led me to stick with them. They were very reasonable with pricing and were eager to get my house cooled ASAP. I couldn't have asked for a better experience in my time without A/C. Thank you Robert and Friends!

Kevin HVAC Services
4.1
from 7 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki M.
Verified review

Kevin is very professional and thorough in his job. He has rescued me in many emergency situations this past year and I have been more than pleased. If you're looking for a competent expert in resolving boiler maintenance Kevin is the expert you need to get the job done. He is extremely knowledgeable and skilled in his profession. I trust his expertise and will recommend him for any and all boiler/furnace repairs. I am planning to have him revamp my outdated boiler to a high efficient, self-contained unit for my small apartment building in the near future. He has been the most reliable HVAC professional I have met in my years of owning rental property. Call Kevin and get the job done with excellence. He is honest and will work with your budget to get the job done. I am honored to recommend him.

Brownlee Plumbing
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diane R.
Verified review

Review by Diane R. in Alexandria, VA Project: Install, Repair or Replace Plumbing or Fixtures Each and every plumbing task we asked was completed quickly, skillfully and thoroughly. We had an assortment of plumbing tasks including: fixing leaking pipes that were possible to fix,taking out and replacing ancient leaking pipes that were never installed to work correctly, fixing toilet leaks, clearing stopped drains, tightening loose faucets and fixing that water was leaking from. Jotis was pleasant, knowledgeable, and worked efficiently and quickly to complete every project. We have employed 4 previous plumbers in the 3 years that we have owned this old home. Jotis is the most knowledgeable, efficient and reasonable priced plumber by a large margin. I will highly recommend him to my friends and family. By the way, he was a stranger to me until today-but I am happy we found him

Air Benders LLC.
2.8
from 5 reviews
  • 18 years in business
Vincent M.
Verified review

David installed a Trane System in our house less than a year ago and it is top of the line more importantly my daughter has allergies and ever since the new system with clean effects air cleaner my daughters allergies have decreased drastically. We are very happy with this system and because of the efficiency of this unit our utility bill has gone down by about 30-40% per month.

SKS Contracting
1.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

Our services include: Homes Remodeling Electric and Plumbing Services Painting and Drywall Services Business, Homes and Commercial Adjustment Services

About

We specialize in septic systems. We provide septic tank and grease trap pumping, drain line high-pressure jet cleaning, video camera drain line inspection, septic system repair, septic system installation, septic pump service, and septic certification. Our employees are trained in all phases of septic systems. We have modern equipment with rubber tracks to protect your property, if excavation work is required. All services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • 29 years in business
About

We are the largest Septic Contractors in the Northern Virginia area. We have been in business over 25 years. We have the most competitive prices. Family own give more personal services. All our work is guarantee.

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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Rockville, MD

  • Pipe problem
    Leaking pipe(s)
  • Affected appliances
    Dishwasher
  • Duration of problem
    Recently
  • Pipe material
    Other (Don't know)
  • Has flooding occurred
    No
  • Materials provided
    No, I will need the professional to provide materials and parts
  • Sewer and water systems
    Municipal water
  • Property type
    Multi-unit building
  • Would you like to schedule a phone call or onsite estimate?
    Onsite estimate
  • When is the best date for a call or estimate?
    As soon as possible
  • When is the best time for a call or estimate?
    Morning (9am-noon), Early afternoon (noon-3pm), Late afternoon (3-6pm), Evening (after 6pm)
  • Details
    We live in a condo townhouse. The ceiling in the basement is leaking along the ductwork. The drywall is ruined. Something is obviously leaking water. I believe it may be the dishwasher, but am not 100% sure. Additionally we have a clogged sink in the downstairs bathroom, but that is not urgent.
  • $120
    Average price
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