The Cost of Septic System Replacement

The cost of septic tank replacement will cause a dent on your budget especially if it is unplanned. This can be avoided however if you have reached a point when the septic system has failed you have no other choice but to replace it.

The cost of replacement can run from $5000 to $50,000 including financing. There are many things to consider when deciding to replace your septic system. You have to take into consideration the cost of labor, landscaping, and the interest of the loan if the cost of the work itself necessitates it.

There are some very cheap septic tank installation services in the Arizona area and you can get is for as low as $5,036. But that is for the septic tank alone. This may vary according to the job that needs to be done. A good septic system can last for years of it is well designed and properly cared for.

The septic tank is designed to take in volumes of water-waste but it also has a limit depending on the design, if it’s for home or commercial use. Some materials should also never enter your septic tanks such as harmful chemicals and grease. These materials obstruct the natural process of decomposing waste hence it starts to clog and overflow.

An annual inspection of septic tanks is very important. This way you can monitor the sludge depth and you’ll know if you need the help of professionals to pump your septic tank and prevent it from overflowing.

Septic tanks can last for over 30 years, some even 40 years. This depends on the type of material used to make the septic tank. You can choose between concrete which is more expensive but can last for over 40 years. There are also plastic tanks that last for more than 30 years and steel tanks that can last between 20 and 30 years.