P J Cole (Southern) Ltd

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Phone Number: 01483 200336

Mobile Number: 07585393530

Septic Tank Emptying Near Me

Are you searching for Septic Tank Emptying Near Me? We offer experienced services for water waste management throughout the south of England.

P J Cole (Southern) Ltd is based in Surrey, and we provide our services to our local surrounding areas, including:

  • West Sussex
  • Surrey
  • East Sussex
  • Hampshire
  • Berkshire
  • Kent
  • Essex
  • Greater London

We have many years of experience in the cesspit and septic tank industry, and we are fully qualified and trained to a professional standard.

What is the Difference Between a Septic Tank and a Wastewater Tank?

Many people think that a septic tank and a wastewater tank are the same things; however, these are their differences:

Septic Tank

  • Can cause pollution and contamination to the environment
  • Septic tanks don't need to be serviced
  • These must be emptied, or are advised to have emptied, at least once a year

Wastewater Tank

  • Only produce clean substances that don't cause pollution
  • Wastewater tanks require regular servicing
  • These tanks don't need to be emptied often and can be left for a couple of years

What is the Price of Septic Tank Emptying?

Do you need your septic tank emptying in Surrey? Then you've come to the right place. Whether you need our services for your domestic or commercial property, we can help.

Depending on the size of your septic tank and equipment needed to empty it, it can cost around £80 to £400. For a free quote or our specific price list, please contact us today.

How Often do I Need to Empty my Septic Tank? 

It is recommended to have your septic tank emptied at least once a year, but it is entirely up to you to decide how little and often it is done.

You should consider the amount of people in your household or business, as this will affect how quickly your septic tank fills up.

What are the Signs that your Septic Tank is Full?

Here are a few of the signs to look out for to show your tank is full:

  • A bad odour coming from the tank
  • The pipes are making irregular noises, including gurgling
  • Water takes a long time to drain when the plug is released
  • Problems with flushing the toilet
  • Flooding

If any of these signs are happening in your property, it is important to get in touch with a professional straight away.

Where Should a Septic Tank be Placed?

To have a septic tank, it must meet all the necessary health and safety regulations, which include the location of the tank itself. You will also need planning permission to have the septic tank. 

One of the regulations is that the tank should be placed at least 7 metres away from the household for health, safety and environmental reasonings. They also must be far away from water sources, to avoid pollution and contamination.

Can I Empty my own Septic Tank?

It is possible to empty your own septic tank using the necessary equipment; however, it is safer and better to call a professional.

This is because they can tell if your septic tank needs a repair, how to better the maintenance, and has been qualified and trained to do the job the way it should be done.

Need Septic Tank Emptying? Contact Us

If you would like to find out more information, please visit our website, or contact us today. You can get in touch with us by giving us a call or sending us an email.

Our friendly team will always be available to provide you with excellent customer service and any advice you need. We can also offer you a free quote, so call us today!

Call 01483 200336 or complete our contact form to send us an email.