Warning Signs of Septic Tank System Failure
Stop, look, and smell!
The most obvious septic system failures are easy to spot.
- Check for pooling water or muddy soil around your septic system or in your basement.
- Greener grass in the area of the septic system
- Sluggish drainage in the home
- Water coming up through the lower house level floor drains
- Plumbing backups when you flush the toilet or do laundry
- Gurgling sounds in the toilet or drains
- Odors outdoors or in the home