4 Signs Your Septic Tank is Damaged or Failing

May 27 2021

4 Signs Your Septic Tank is Damaged or Failing

Dealing with a damaged or failing septic tank is something every homeowner dreads. It’s the type of repair that comes with home-owning, but dealing with it is always an issue. Having a damaged or failed septic tank causes serious and unpleasant issues, but it can also be very expensive deepening on what happened to your tank. By choosing Septic Blue for all your septic tank needs, we will always ensure we fix your problem at the root so you won’t have to deal with it again. 
Our team at Septic Blue always recommends having your septic tank maintained regularly so they can catch any issues before they arise. If you’re unsure about how to spot red flags when it comes to a damaged or failing septic tank, we had our team give us 5 signs that will help you know that your septic tank is damaged or failing. Here’s what they came up with…

4 signs your septic tank is damaged or failing:
1.    Slow drains
If your septic tank is experiencing any types of issues, it’ll cause slow drains in your bathroom or your kitchen. If you notice the water is draining from your kitchen sink slower than normal, don’t turn to harsh chemicals, they can make the issues worse. Call Septic Blue and ask one of our team members to come to look at your tanks.

2.    Smells
This is the most obvious sign that something is wrong with your septic tank. If you’re smelling rotten eggs, your septic tank is most likely damaged or failing and you’ll need to get one of our plumbers to your home immediately. This smell doesn’t always mean that your septic tank is in failure, but it does mean that something going on with your system.

3.    Pooling water
When your septic tank is damaged or in failure, you’ll most likely notice pooling or standing water in your yard. This is because your septic tank can’t drain the water properly, and the water has nowhere else to go. If you are starting to notice the pooling of water in your yard anywhere, this is a clear sign that something is happening underground in your septic tank system.

4.    Sewage backups
One very common sign that there is an issue with your septic tank is experiencing sewage backups in your bathroom or kitchen. Sewage backups are a clear indicator that your septic tank is damaged or failing, so you’ll want to get Septic Blue to your home immediately or you can experience some negative effects on both your home and your health. 

Septic Tank Repair with Septic Blue

With most of your home’s systems, they require regular maintenance and your septic tank is no exception. Putting preventative measures into place is always recommended, and you can schedule your regular maintenance check-up with Septic Blue today!
Under our care, your septic tank will always be up to code and standards, that way you won’t have to worry about any major issues. Feel free to contact us at any time to request information about our services.