Categories for Septic Tank Pumping

Is Holiday Septic Pumping Necessary?

November 17, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

For anyone that has a septic tank, you know how frustrating it can be when the tank starts to get full and backs up. You probably also know that septic tank pumping is a must and can help to prolong the life of your septic tank and can also help you to keep things from backing up. If you have a septic tank, you might want to consider getting your septic tank pumped before the holiday season starts. Septic Tank and Holidays One of the biggest things that can happen to your septic tank during the holidays is that it... View Article

How Often Should I Have My Septic Tank Pumped?

June 23, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the most common questions we get from our clients is, “How often do I need to get my septic tank pumped?” The general rule is anywhere from every three to five years, but a more exact answer really depends on a lot of the circumstances of your home. Let’s take a closer look at septic tank maintenance and pumping schedules and what you should know about caring for your septic system. A local septic company in Lancaster, NY will be able to provide information specific to your property. Frequency of septic tank pumping Septic tanks are capable of... View Article

Spring Cleaning Tips: Signs That Your Septic System Should Be Pumped ASAP

April 10, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Springtime makes everyone feel a little bit better. The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming, and you can finally get to a lot of those projects you were putting off until it warmed up outside. One enjoyable traditional activity in the springtime is cleaning. Most people view it as an excuse and an opportunity to clean out their homes and businesses. This can involve deep scrubbing of appliances and countertops, or just going through your closets and donating everything you haven’t worn in the previous year or so. Another great way to ring in spring cleaning is through... View Article

Spring Cleaning: Signs Your Septic System Needs to Be Pumped Soon

February 29, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Having a septic system instead of a municipal sewer system presents a whole suite of challenges for homeowners. You need to pay attention in ways that homes with sewer hookups don’t really have to, and it can feel like a chore sometimes. Factors like weather can make things even more challenging—for example, hard ground in wintertime can make pumping a septic system a virtual impossibility. This can make things all the more difficult, as increased water flow in springtime from melting snow and rainfall puts addition strain on your septic system. Fortunately, the professional team at Macken Services, Inc. can... View Article

Signs You Need Septic System Service ASAP

November 14, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

No matter how well you care for your septic system, chances are, it will eventually require repairs or service. Regular septic pumping service is essential to keep your system operating effectively, but a lot of property owners have a hard time determining when service is necessary. Thankfully, there are a few key signs you can watch out for to help you determine when it’s time to call your local septic tank pumpers in Lancaster, NY: Bad smells: Septic systems are designed to effectively process waste and minimize odors. If you smell bad odors when you’re outside, it’s a sign that... View Article