Portland / Vancouver Metro - The Dalles - Hermiston OR & Tri Cities WA

Septic Maintenance in Portland OR and Vancouver WA and The DallesThe last thing a homeowner or business owner needs is the sudden and unexpected high cost of a new septic system. This is why having regular septic cleanings and inspections are a good idea. This kind of regular septic maintenance helps your septic system work longer and more efficiently saving you from possible problems and expenses in the long run. When you schedule maintenance services with Speedy Septic, ask about our affordable septic maintenance program!

Why Do I Need Septic Maintenance?

A septic system is a “living organism” that requires regular care. Waste material, over time, builds up in the septic tank, holding tank, and drain field and must be removed periodically to help keep your septic system running smoothly. Regular septic cleanings and inspections will help ensure your system continues to serve your business or home for several years.

How Often Does My Septic System Need Maintenance?

The frequency and type of maintenance your septic system needs depend on the type, and the complexity of your septic system.

  • Simple Gravity-fed systems: only need basic maintenance such as inspection and/or pumping, once every couple of years.
  • Complex systems: like sand filter systems and Alternative Treatment Technologies may need maintenance as often as every 6 months.

Warning Signs of Septic System Failure

Since septic systems are filled with sewage waste, a failing system could pose serious health hazards to both people and pets, and it can also pollute the environment. Below are some signs of septic system failure.


  • Gurgling sounds in your plumbing.
  • Experiencing slow draining plumbing fixtures or backups.
  • Sewage or foul odor in your yard where the drain field or septic tank is located.
  • Algal blooms in nearby waters.


Addressing the issue quickly is crucial and it may help prevent illnesses.

Experts in Septic Maintenance

If you believe your septic system is failing or are just interested in a check-up, contact Speedy Septic today! Our expert contractors will clean, inspect your system and make any repairs if needed. We also provide free 28-point septic stress tests with every visit! Best of all, with Speedy Septic, you only pay for what you pump so there is no need to worry about pumping your septic system too frequently. So contact Speedy Septic today for your septic system maintenance!
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Septic Maintenance in Portland OR and Vancouver WA

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