Septic Filter Cleaning, Roswell, GA

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In Roswell, GA, Action Septic Tank Service cleaned this outlet filter. See the before-and-after photos. The septic filter strains the wastewater from the septic tank. It improves the quality of effluent by catching some of the solids before entering the drainfield. This helps to protect and extend the life of the drainfield.

Septic filter cleaning is important to keep your system functioning properly. Regular maintenance will help to avoid slow drains, septic backups in and around your home or business, and clogs.

Septic filters are cost effective and can be installed into existing septic tanks. Additionally, installing septic risers makes accessing and cleaning the filter easier, more efficient, and eliminates the need for digging. Action Septic Tank Service recommends scheduling your septic filter cleaning every 12-18 months.

For more septic information and service, call Action Septic Tank Service at 770-922-1434 and visit our website, Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services:  septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties:  Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Milton, GA Drainfield Repair

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In Milton, GA, Action Septic Tank Service repaired a failed drainfield. Upon excavating, we found the water was only being distributed to two out of four drainfield lines. This imbalance caused too much pressure on the lines. They became overly saturated and deteriorated, which forced water to come up onto the ground. The drainfield lines had also been improperly installed and were buried too deep, approximately 6 feet underground. Due to the depth, the water was not given enough opportunity to dry up.

Action Septic Tank Service installed new drainfield lines at a more shallow depth, about 3 feet underground. We also performed a crossover and installed chambers to utilize all of the drainfield lines and get the system properly flowing.

Typically, drainfield lines are approximately 3-4 feet deep. If your entire system is failing, we suggest installing a more shallow drainfield, approximately one foot deep, and adding a pump tank to evenly distribute the water to all lines. Setting your drainfield at a shallower depth also allows the water to be better absorbed and relieves the pipes from the weight of the dirt overtop.

For more septic information and service, call Action Septic Tank Service at 770-922-1434 and visit our website, Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services: septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties: Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Overloaded Septic System, Johns Creek, GA

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In Johns Creek, GA, Action Septic Tank Service pumped this 1500-gallon septic tank. The tank became completely overloaded due to tree root intrusion. See the attached photos.

Septic overloading leads to sewage backups and system failure. When sewage backs up, the surfacing effluent is left untreated. This poses a health risk because of possible contamination.

Other causes for septic overloading and system failure are often due to improper use and maintenance, inadequate septic design and incorrect installation. Here are some ways you can help prevent septic system overloading and failure.

  • Conserve water.
  • Avoid installing your irrigation system near your drainfield.
  • Divert greywater away from your septic system.
  • Have your inlet and outlet baffles checked to be certain they're in good condition.
  • Install a septic filter.
  • Only plant grass over your septic system.
  • Avoid flushing plastics, coffee grinds, kitty litter, baby wipes, sanitary products, grease, pesticides and fertilizers down your drains.
  • Pump your septic tank every 2-3 years.
  • Treat your septic system monthly.
  • Schedule a proper site evaluation before installing your septic system.
  • Consider your water usage when installing your septic system to help prevent hydraulic overloading.
  • Make sure to install a septic tank that is appropriately sized for your home.
  • Install drainfield lines that are leveled.
  • Completely avoid parking or driving heavy equipment and machinery over your septic system.

For more septic information and service, call Action Septic Tank Service at 770-922-1434 and visit our website, Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services: septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties: Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Roswell, GA Crossover

In Roswell, GA, Action Septic Tank Service performed a crossover to repair a drainfield. The attached video shows the water properly flowing, which is the result of the crossover.

A crossover pipe is solid, often made of PVC or corrugated plastic, and used to connect a field line to the next field line in a series of trenches. For this drainfield repair, part of one field line was destroyed by tree roots. To get the system properly flowing again, we tied the unharmed section of the damaged line into the next good line.

Tree root intrusion causes septic and sewer blockages and backups. Roots seek the moisture, nutrients and oxygen inside pipes. They grow beyond the planting area and into septic and sewer line cracks, sidewalks, foundations and other hardscapes.

Carefully plan your landscapes and keep trees and shrubs as far away from your septic or sewer lines as possible. Try to avoid planting fast-growing trees near your system as well to limit the distance of root growth.

For more septic information and service, call Action Septic Tank Service at 770-922-1434and visit our website, Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services:  septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties:  Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Gravel System Installation, Cumming, GA

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In Cumming, GA, Action Septic Tank Service installed a new drainfield using a gravel system. See the attached photos showing some of our actual work.

For this particular system, the customer experienced a septic backup and saw surfacing effluent in his yard. After initially assessing the situation, Action Septic Tank Service planned to repair the drainfield by adding to the chambers already in place to allow for more system capacity. However, when we dug down to tie into the chambers, we noticed they had been improperly installed and were collapsed. The collapsed chambers could no longer hold any water because the space underneath became filled with mud. Hence, the system failed and water came up in the yard.

To fix the problem, we opted to install a drainfield, this time using a gravel system. This would keep the lines placed in a more customized layout, at a shallower depth and in good soil conditions with a better perculation rate.

For more septic information and service, call Action Septic Tank Service at 770-922-1434 and visit our website, Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services: septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb and Woodstock

North GA Counties: Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County and West Cobb County

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Drainfield Installation, Marietta, GA

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In Marietta, GA, Action Septic Tank Service needed to replace a drainfield. We removed the old, deteriorated concrete lines and installed high capacity chamber. See the attached photos.

Prior to the repair, the Marietta customer experienced a septic backup and could not flush the toilets inside the home. We dug down and found the concrete lines were broken, filled with dirt and not being utilized. The water was not able to travel through the drainfield and into the yard.

To fix, we replaced the broken, concrete lines with 195 feet of high capacity chamber. This installation allowed the system to properly flow. On-site chambers are engineered for strength and performance and have optimal installation flexibility. No rock, gravel or sand is needed. They can be installed in a straight line trench or around curves. The chamber system is the most advanced way to install a drainfield in the on-site industry.

For more septic information and service, please call 770-922-1434 and visit our website, Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services:  septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Decatur, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties:  Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Septic Tank Upgrading, Milton, GA

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In Milton, GA, Action Septic Tank Service added access risers to the septic tank. Please view the attached photo grid.

Upgrading your septic tank will help to improve system function and protect your drainfield. Consider installing access risers, adding an effluent screen and/or putting in a two-compartment tank.

Installing access risers makes it easy to locate the septic tank and allows access for maintenance and repair without having to dig up the yard. They are cost effective, won’t deteriorate and rot over time and are easier to install. PVC risers have lightweight fiberglass lids that cannot be removed without proper equipment.

An effluent screen is a filter that fits into the outlet end of the septic tank. It allows the water to pass through the tank into the soil absorption area while catching the solids. This keeps the drainfield from clogging and eventually failing. Effluent screens require little maintenance, are cost effective and can be installed into existing septic tanks.

If you're installing a new septic tank, think about getting one with two compartments. These tanks are larger, trap the solids more effectively and better protect the drainfield.

For more septic information and service, please call 770-922-1434 and visit our website, Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services: septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Decatur, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties: Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Septic Service, Metro Atlanta, GA

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In Metro Atlanta, GA, Action Septic Tank Service performed much needed maintenance on a septic system. See the attached photo grid.

This particular job involved routine septic service. The work included pumping the septic tank and cleaning the outlet filter.

Proper septic care and service will keep your system running effectively. This will help to give you years of optimal performance.

The filter should be regularly inspected and cleaned. Without maintenance, the filter may become clogged. This leads to slow drainage, clogged drains and septic backups. Have the septic tank pumped every 2-3 years and schedule annual septic inspections. Avoid parking or driving over your septic system. Keep coffee grinds, dental floss, feminine hygiene products, diapers, paints and pesticides from going down your drains. Plant trees and shrubs away from your septic system. Keep on file a septic drawing and detailed septic records.

For more septic information and service, please call 770-922-1434 and visit Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services: septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Decatur, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties: Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Baffle Replacement, Alpharetta, GA

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In Alpharetta, GA, Action Septic Tank Service replaced a deteriorated outlet baffle with a PVC sanitary tee. See the before-and-after photos attached.

Septic tanks should have an inlet and outlet baffle at the inlet and outlet ends. Both should be checked during a septic inspection and/or service.

The inlet baffle directs flow from the house sewer down to the septic tank, detains the sewage and allows the solids to settle. This creates the sludge on the bottom of the tank. The inlet baffle also keeps the scum from plugging up the inlet pipe.

The outlet baffle prevents floating scum and sewage from exiting the septic tank and entering and clogging the drainfield. Many times, an effluent screen is added at the outlet baffle to also keep the scum and sludge from leaving the tank.

Baffles must be properly installed and connected so they are accessible for inspection, repair and replacement. Effluent screens should be properly cleaned as well.

For more septic information and service, please call 770-922-1434 and visit Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services: septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Decatur, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties: Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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Hydro Jetting in Dunwoody, GA

In Dunwoody, GA, Action Septic Tank Service hydro jetted a residential main line. Please view the attached video to see some of the jetting process.

Prior to jetting, the main line was filled with build-up, including fats, oils and grease. The blockage caused sewage to back up inside the home. Action Septic Tank Service used a jetting machine to clear and unstop the line.

Hydro jetting cleans septic lines, sewer lines and drains. Extreme water pressure is used to clear out fats, oils, grease (FOG), sand, roots and sediment. Hydro jetting will effectively scour your pipes and minimize backups and blockages, keeping your lines and drains clear and properly maintained.

For more septic information and service, please call 770-922-1434 and visit Action Septic Tank Service.

Action Septic Tank Service is located in Alpharetta-Milton, GA in North Fulton County. We provide residential, commercial and industrial septic and sewer service for North Atlanta, Metro Atlanta and surrounding areas. We are open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM and also provide emergency service.

Septic and Sewer Services:  septic pumping, septic cleaning, maintenance, inspections, installations, line repair and replacement, drainfield repair and replacement, hydro jetting, sewer line cleaning, sewer line repair and replacement, dry wells, alternative systems, backhoe work, backflow prevention, excavating, septic treatments, grease trap cleaning and care

North Atlanta – Metro Atlanta Service Areas: Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Buford, Canton, Crabapple, Cumming, Decatur, Duluth, Dunwoody, East Cobb, Gainesville, Gwinnett, Holly Springs, Johns Creek, Lanier, Marietta, Metro Atlanta, Milton, Norcross, North Atlanta, North Fulton, Peachtree Corners, Roswell, Sandy Plains, Sandy Springs, South Forsyth, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Waleska, West Cobb, Woodstock

North GA Counties:  Barrow County, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Dawson County, DeKalb County, East Cobb County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County, Hall County, North Fulton County, South Forsyth County, West Cobb County

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