Septic Systems

If you need septic system maintenance, troubleshooting for a system that is not working correctly, or septic system repairs, our team can help. When you have a private waste water system on your property, maintenance is key. A system failure isn't just an inconvenience — it can affect the health of your family, neighbors, or the environment. You can trust Plumbing by Spellman to maintain and protect your septic system so it can have a long, trouble-free service life.



  • Installation of septic / holding tanks
  • Private wastewater sewage disposal systems / drip line/ mound systems
  • Soil profile analysis to determine the type of system that can be installed
Biomicrobics drip system

Septic System Tips

If you've never owned a septic system before, you may be wondering how to maintain it. Below are a few Do's and Don'ts to keep your private waste water system in good working order. In addition, the experienced septic technicians at Plumbing by Spellman will work with you to keep your septic system operating as it should.


  • Regularly inspect your septic system
  • Have your tank pumped as needed, usually every 3-4 years
  • Keep your septic tank lids closed and secured
  • Use water efficiently to avoid overloading your tank
  • Direct rainwater runoff away from the drainfield
  • Watch out for spongy grass - it's a sign there's a leak
  • Keep septic tank lids easily accessible


  • Don't use a garbage disposal
  • Don't pour grease down the drain
  • Don't flush any items except toilet paper into your system
  • Don't put household chemicals down the drain
  • Don't park vehicles on your drainfield
  • Don't plant trees near your system
  • Don't drain water from hot tubs into your septic system

Need help with your septic system? 

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