At Thigpen Septic Tank Services, we go above and beyond in not only servicing your septic systems but in educating you about them. The more you know, the better equipped you can be to prevent problems with your septic tanks. Our FAQ section provides insights into prevalent questions our customers have. For further information, always feel free to reach us at  (601) 798-8116 or  (985) 643-8116.

How often do I need to service my septic tank?

We highly recommend cleaning/pumping out your septic system every 2 - 3 years to avoid problems.

Are there any hazards to look out for to protect my septic system?

Yes, here we listed the most common hazards we run across on a daily basis.

  • Tree roots: roots can make their way into your septic tank and sewer lines and rick havoc on your system.
  • Flushable wipes: wipes DO NOT DISSOLVE in your septic system. They can burn out your pump or aerator, they call also cause your tank to fill up faster then expected.
  • Grease: pouring grease down your drain will end up clogging your drain and nothing will be able to through. Clogged pipes may lead to your septic system backing up and, in turn cause serious damage.

Signs of Needing Septic Services:

A sewer line clog or a full septic tank could cause putrid sewage to leak back into your drains which is toxic for residents. Not to mention, such backups could reap damage to your home. Here's an overview of signs you need to call the professionals.

  • Standing water or damp spots near the septic tank or field drain
  • Gurgling sounds in your plumbing system
  • Toilets, sinks, and bathtubs draining slowly
  • Putrid smell near drainage areas

If you find yourself experiencing any of these issues, give us a call.


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