american septic service, terryville connecticut

Septic Tanks

The largest purchase you make in your lifetime may very well be your home. The septic system is a very important part of that investment. Regularly scheduled maintenance is important to protect your investment and prevent costly repairs.

  • American Septic Service recommends cleaning most septic tanks every two (2) years. Of course every home is different. We can suggest a cleaning schedule that is right for you.

  • Its important that your baffles are intact and the tank is free of cracking. We do a visual inspection at every cleaning. It is beneficial to catch problems in their early stages!

  • Many tanks installed after the year 2000 come equipped with a filter in the outlet baffle. We recommend the cleaning of filters annually. We can provide this service for you or for any do-it-yourselfers, we can instruct you on proper maintenance.

  • The appearance of your lawn is important to you. Our truck only pumps from the road or with your permission, your driveway. We have over 200 feet of hose in order to reach your septic system. Every precaution is taken to return your lawn to an undisturbed appearance. With a little watering on your part, youll never even know we were there!

  • Leave us the headache of remembering when your tank was last cleaned! We mail reminder postcards when service is due.

  • Emergency service is available.

  • We accept cash, personal check, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Payment is expected at the time of service.

Real Estate Inspections


No one wants to find that their recently purchased dream home has a failed septic system. Protect yourself by investing in a thorough real estate inspection before you purchase your home.

  • American Septic Service is properly licensed to conduct septic inspections.

  • We work with you and your realtor to schedule an appointment time that is convenient for all.

  • Inspection includes a flow test, inspection of tank for cracking, back-flow from the leaching system and that baffles are intact.

  • The tank is thoroughly cleaned at the time of inspection in order to provide information that protects you, the purchaser.

  • Copies of the printed inspection are available within 24 hours upon request.

  • Email or phone us with any questions you may have regarding cost and scheduling.

  • We accept cash, personal check, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Payment is expected at the time of service.