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West Chester Septic Cystem Repairers

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Nice Price Concrete
from 30 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Arthur R.
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Nice Price arrived on the job as scheduled, They completed plumbing repairs and cleaned up all job debris. They were courteous and polite. I plan to use Nice Price for all my home improvements and repairs. Good job Nice Price. Thank You!

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Mark G.
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Our water heater broke and start leaking on the bottom. They came and replace the water heater at the same day.Great work,great experience and unbeatable price. I definitely would recommend anyone to use this guy for any plumbing work.

  • 13 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Shaviya G.
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I used nate and his company to install a central air system, they also installed a 240 volt electric line for my new dryer. I plan on using them next spring to install a deck. I'm happy I used this app!

Milloway PipeWorks
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Brian A.
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Milloway was able to meet my plumbing repair needs on fairly short notice. Ross was professional, punctual, attentive to the details of what was required, and made sound recommendations on the work that was actually needed, likely saving future expenses. I would recommend Milloway PipeWorks and will request service for future needs.

  • 8 years in business
Sue W.
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We've used Doyles Plumbing for several jobs- ranging from a leaky faucet to a major repair. Very happy with the quality of work, timeliness and rates. Would definitely recommend!

  • 18 years in business

We are from South Jersey and do all types of home repairs. We also manage and mantain rental properties.


I am a pro on all interior home repairs. I am the one to get the job done and right the first time.


I guarantee to provide professional work at the lowest prices. I do this in respect to your budget. There should not be any reason to worry about not having the money to have something fixed or done in your home. That's what I believe!


I'm a home repair specialist with a broad range of experience ranging from electrical, plumbing, windows and doors, decks and fencing. What my customers like about me is that I'm personable and I go the extra mile to make sure that their satisfied. Most of my work is word of mouth because of this attribute and I'm thankful to my customers.

  • 25 years in business

always done to specific agreement! there is no job to small. everything about general contracting is interesting and profitable to the person that understands the trade and demand of work in that field.


I just do everything about windows, doors, framing, electrical, plumbing, painting and cement. I redo kitchens and bathrooms or anything that has something to do with a house or apartment.


We have been in the home repair/remodeling business for 25 years. We pay special attention to the customers' needs, vision, and concerns throughout entire project, with the professional detail and respect of their home. We wear booty covers on our shoes in all home projects, and we focus on all aspects and details on all our jobs.


I'm a contractor specialist. I'm specializing in residential home repairs, masonry repairs and storm damage restoration.


We do painting, plumbing, electrical work, molding and trim replacement, sheetrock work, door replacement, and tiling. Put your project in our hands.


I specialize in general handyman work. I do plumbing and carpentry both in and around your house. I can install hot water tanks.


We have 35 years of home, barn, outbuilding, remodeling or repair. All work is guaranteed. Your personal satisfaction is our goal. We are a family-oriented business.


Ranalli Builders, LLC is a South Jersey residential and commercial general contractor specializing in all phases of building, remodeling, renovation, and repair. We specialize in structural repairs of all types, including foundation, basement, termite damage, and storm damage repair. We also do roofing, siding, windows, doors, masonry, concrete, trim, drywall, painting, electric, plumbing, and HVAC. We build additions, garages, porches, decks, and sunrooms. We renovate restaurants, bars, offices, basements, garages, retail, and much more.


I provide simple home repair, painting, plumbing, and electrical services. I charge 1/2 the price of everyone around! I will give free estimates.


I am a very professional. I have a very high and driven work ethic. I am very reasonable with my prices. I stand behind all of my work 100% and will not be happy until my clients are. To be able and look at a completed job with a smile. I take great pride in what I do.


We do all types of home improvements and repairs such as additions, roofing, siding, windows and doors, decking, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, basements, ultimate man caves, painting, wallpaper, custom moldings, and storage solutions. We have been servicing the area since 1980 with thousands of happy customers. We are fully insured and owner operated. We provide personalized service to guarantee your satisfaction.


I have experience in all forms of contracting (civil and electrical work; plumbing; AC; firefighting; carpentry; steelwork; lighting works; swimming pool; waterproofing, landscaping; and interior design, architectural design, structural design). I do new works, retrofit and repair. I have a team of 200 employed workers.

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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