Septic Tank Installation - Ways Septic Contractors Can Help

8 June 2023
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog


If you're constructing a home out in the country, you'll need a septic tank. It's what will collect waste that comes from your household each day. To install one of these tanks successfully, hire professional contractors to perform several important actions.

Carry Out Efficient Excavation

An essential part of septic tank installation is excavation, which involves digging and moving ground materials. You can trust that excavation remains efficient the entire time if you hire professional septic system contractors.

After choosing a location for the septic tank and getting the appropriate permits, they can take an excavator and quickly dig up dirt until they reach the proper depth. While the excavator operator digs up land around the target setup location, another crew will take piles of dirt and load them up into dump trailers. Thus, excavation won't take long regardless of how far down your septic tank is installed. 

Carefully Lower Tank Below Ground

Once you have a hole large enough and deep enough to support a residential septic tank, you're ready to lower it down. It's crucial to hire a professional crew for said step because of how big and heavy the tank is.

Despite the tank's large size, professionals can cautiously lower it using a heavy-duty crane. They'll adequately rig the tank with a hoist solution, and then a crane operator will carefully lift the tank and place it down into the excavated hole. Thanks to the professionals' systematic approach, they won't damage the tank or your property.

Backfill in a Methodical Manner

One of the final stages of septic tank installation is backfilling. The excavated hole gets refilled so the septic tank is completely covered and thus not exposed. If you hire a team of professional contractors, they will ensure that backfilling happens methodically.

For instance, they know how much soil to use and what properties it must have for backfilling to happen correctly from start to finish. They can also comply with backfilling protocols that your septic tank's manufacturer may have, ensuring the septic tank works great after it gets set up.

If you plan to set up a septic tank around a remote property, you should hire a team of septic system professionals. They can manage each installation stage safely and efficiently, so there's no part you second-guess later. The tank will work perfectly for a long time, especially if you care for it like a responsible owner. 

For more information, contact a septic tank installation company near you.