Septic tank needs clean

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My husband passed away and he had a brick where it was and someone took the brick away.i have no idea how to find it to dig for it any help would be appreciated


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  • FrugalFamilyTimes.com FrugalFamilyTimes.com on May 26, 2021

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Diane. Perhaps if you call the last company who emptied your septic tank they’d be able to locate it for you?

  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on May 26, 2021

    Good suggestion from FrugalFamilyTimes, if you can't remember the name of the company, perhaps go through some old receipts , checks, bank statements, or credit card statements. They might remind you or give you a connection of when it was done and who serviced it. Maybe a neighbor or a family member might know or can help you.


    Additionally here are some steps that might be of value to you:


    https://www.wikihow.com/Find-Your-Septic-Tank


    So sorry you lost your husband. As long as you can her his voice and see his face, he will be with you.

  • Betsy Betsy on May 26, 2021

    Hi Diane: So sorry to hear of your loss. I would imagine that you have some idea where the septic is. This is a job for professionals. If you have had it cleaned before, call the same company, they may know where it is. If not, if you can point the new company in the general direction of where you think it is, they can find it. They are very good at doing that. Again, my deepest sympathy for your loss.

  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on May 26, 2021

    most septic cleaning companies can find it with their latest techniques- if you have general idea where it is. So sorry for the loss of your husband, God bless you

  • Mogie Mogie on May 26, 2021

    Just call the last company that worked on your septic tank and ask them. They should be able to give you some excellent tips.

  • GrandmasHouseDIY GrandmasHouseDIY on May 26, 2021

    I'm so sorry for your loss! I agree with the last comments any septic cleaning company will be able to find it for you.

  • I'm so sorry, Diane. You don't need to use the old company or even know the general area of the tank. We moved into a very old home with no idea of either and all three companies we called for estimates were able to locate it in minutes with their tools. I hope that helps.

  • Sorry for your loss. I would maybe see if a neighbor or someone close by can help, otherwise I am sure you could call in a company to help you.

  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on May 27, 2021

    Hi! A company that specializes in septic tanks can locate it for you. They should also be able to address any issues. I 'm so sorry for your loss.

  • Maura White Maura White on May 27, 2021

    Can you just replace the brick? And if you need the septic tank cleaned, you would need to call a septic tank company to suck it out and clean it.

  • Simple Nature Decor Simple Nature Decor on May 27, 2021

    I'm sorry about your loss. Do you have any plans of your property. Or building plans.

  • Lifestyles Homes Lifestyles Homes on May 27, 2021

    Sorry to read about your loss.

    The County Sewer District has records on your tank and lateral field, going back many decades.

    Call them and they’ll help you.

  • Lindsay Aratari Lindsay Aratari on May 29, 2021

    Sorry about your loss. Call your local town/city for plans

  • Sorry for your loss. Would agree with Lindsay to call your town.

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