Septic Tank leak repair

Here I am inside a septic tank. I know, good times.  However, this homeowner was quoted $4,000.00 to replace a septic tank.  He was never given the option to repair the septic tank.  Now it’s easier and less messy to have it replaced.  But a homeowner needs to know all of his options.  He was… Continue reading Septic Tank leak repair

Made in America Parts Only

I cannot stress this enough.  It’s always amazing to me that someone will complain about our economy, and then send their hard earned money overseas.   There are so many people here out of work, and are willing to work.  And yes, buying American Made parts and supplies is more expensive.  First Call Septic has… Continue reading Made in America Parts Only

2012 Septic Pumping and Inspection Price Decrease

Great news.  Clark County Health Department has dropped a couple of fees that we have had to pass on to our customers.  First is the tipping fees.  This may sound funny, but they used to charge us a “tip fee” for every tank we pumped.  That has now dropped. The second fee was the Filing… Continue reading 2012 Septic Pumping and Inspection Price Decrease

Answer to anonymous question

Someone just asked me a question via my email engine in the upper right hand corner of my website.  Please remember that your email is optional, I truly understand why you wouldn’t want to give it out.  But remember, if you send me a question with no way to respond, I have to put it… Continue reading Answer to anonymous question

Poor Septic Riser Installation

Here is an example of a very poor riser installation.  Now this homeowner saved about 100 bucks when he put his riser installation out to bid.  Without asking why this bid was about 100 bucks cheaper he simply assumed all septic work is the same, and only the price is the difference. Leaking septic tank… Continue reading Poor Septic Riser Installation

Septic Riser upgrade installation

Here is a series of pictures.  Beginning to end of a riser installation.  If you ask, “what is a riser.” Let me explain and then the pictures will show you.  First.  Septic tanks are placed under ground, and access lids are cut into them. For an inspection or pumping service, the lids must be located,… Continue reading Septic Riser upgrade installation

Update Competitor wrote up system failure Final

This is the final update on our earleir mentioned competitor wrote up system failure.   This was our first time on site. Here is the link for the second update for when we came back after our initial repairs.  Reason being.  The tank was missing a lid, but we didn’t want to put any money… Continue reading Update Competitor wrote up system failure Final

Septic Approved Toilet Paper Scam

3 Face prison time Florida based Septic Tank Company. In short.  Septic Service Company in Florida scams people into buying their “septic approved” toilet paper.  They sold one customer enough toilet paper to last him 70 years.  You have to watch for this everywhere.  You cannot believe the ads the come to my house, wanting… Continue reading Septic Approved Toilet Paper Scam

Thanksgiving November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving Friends, Yesterday we had three emergencies and one today.  Pretty good.  But one to note was yesterday, we had someone who poured all their cooking grease down the kitchen sink.  I feel so bad for someone when that happens.  See the homeowner didn’t pour the grease down.  They have never done that in… Continue reading Thanksgiving November 24, 2011

Update on Competitor wrote up system failure

Here is an update from the “competitor wrote up system failure.”  You can see in the picture that the water levels are at the appropriate levels in the septic tank.  The discharge line to the drainfield is on the left.  The water level is on the lower side of the outlet pipe.  This is the… Continue reading Update on Competitor wrote up system failure

Happy Veteran’s Day November 11, 2011

Happy Veterans day everyone. If you are a veteran, we are greatly in debt. I thank you all for our freedom and your service. In honor of our vets the First veteran that calls us for an inspection will receive that inspection for absolutely free***. I will pay all applicable sales tax and filing fees… Continue reading Happy Veteran’s Day November 11, 2011