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    Septic System and Cesspool Pumping Services for Suffolk County, NY Residents

    Septic systems on Long Island usually consist of a primary receive (septic tank) and a drainage area (cesspool or drainage field).

    Homes constructed after 1972 will have a septic tank as the primary receiver. Some homes built prior to 1972 will have a Cesspool as a primary receiver and a cesspool or multiple cesspools serving as the drainage area.

    If properly installed and maintained on a regular basis, your septic system will provide many years of trouble-free service.

    The septic tank is only one part of your system. It is designed to remove the solids from your wastewater prior to the wastewater entering the cesspool (drainage area).

    Solids and sludge should be pumped from the septic tank every two years (as recommended by the county health department) by A-1 Sewer & Drain, a licensed septic hauler to prevent solid material from entering the cesspool.

    commercial septic tank is designed to remove the solids from your wastewater. Prior to the wastewater entering the cesspool (drainage area). For the commercial system solids and sludge should be pumped from the septic tank as needed and maintained as regularly by A-1 Sewer & Drain, a licensed septic hauler to prevent solid material from entering the cesspool. This will avoid costly repairs to the cesspool drainage area commonly referred to as the overflow. If you are looking for cesspool pumping or sewer line repairs Suffolk County, NY trusts, call us today!

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      The process takes 30-60 minutes depending on the size of the tank.

      Your tank is generally located 10-15 feet from your home.

      The type of system depends on the location of your property and the requirements of your local municipality based on what the department of health recommends for your community.

      The type of system depends on the location of your property and the requirements of your local municipality based on what the department of health recommends for your community.

      Depending on the size of your household and the size of your tank, you should have your system inspected every 1-3 years. This will keep your system and its components from needing costly repairs.