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If you are looking to have a septic tank system installed for either your home or for commercial purposes, you can count at Dobson Excavations.
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    Leach drains are installed to support septic tank systems. They are tube-like boxes constructed from concrete or plastic and have holes on its sides, which permit water to soak the surrounding ground. When wastewater passes through the septic tank system, solid waste sinks to the bottom to undertake microbial digestion, while the liquid flows out out of the tank to the leach drain and right into the soil.

    A diverter valve links the leach drain to the septic tank. When the installation of the leach drain is complete, concrete slabs are typically made use of to secure the drain and keep particles away. This will aid in preventing blockages and makes leach drains maintenance much more tough than it is.

    A leach drain does not have a common dimension. Dobson Excavations uses the anticipated quantity of liquid waste and the kind of soil as a guide when recommending the most effective leach drain dimension.

    We offer Leach Drains throughout the entire Perth metro area and South west, such as (but not limited to): Perth, Jarrahdale, Roleystone, Karragullen, Kalamunda, Bickley, Serpentine, Mundijong, Whitby, Hopeland, Keysbrook, Dandalup, Myara, Karrakup, Cardup, Byford, Oldbury, Wellard, Baldivis, Keralup, Rockingham, Port Kennedy, Secret Harbour, Golden Bay, Waikiki, Warnbro, Calista, Orelia, Oakford, Darling Downs, Armadale, Bunbury, Mandurah, Pinjarra, Harvey, Wandering, Collie, Boddington, Crossman, Brookton, Beverley, Dwellingup

    We also offer various other services, such as: mini excavator and digger, driveway construction, digger hire, trench digger, soakwell installation, site works, septic tank installation, land clearing, pool excavation, leach drains, bobcat slasher, excavator hire, bobcat hire, 6 wheeler tipper hire, earthworks and earthmoving contractors

    Maintaining the leach drain will guarantee it continues to be in excellent form to keep redistributing wastewater in the soil. During this process, sludge can develop in the leach drain, and this will slow the circulation of wastewater through the system.

    You need to have at least two leach drains to allow for even disbursement of the liquid. If this is not done, the soil around the leach drain installation Armadale will take in too much water, which will be a challenge for bacteria to keep up when breaking down the waste. The outcome will be a foul odour which will eventually get to the surface.

    Leach Drain Maintenance Armadale

    For the septic tank to function effectively, it needs the leach drain to execute its functions efficiently. While the bacteria in the septic tank tries to break down the solid waste that has sunk at the bottom, the leach drain handles the liquid waste. So, both systems are inter-dependent.

    If the leach drain is not maintained properly, chances are, your leach drain repair Armadale bill will be high, and it could include fixings to the septic tank as well, which could be overwhelmed without the support of the leach drain.

    Several of the ways in which you can guarantee the leach drains Armadale remain in excellent form include;
    • Pump and clean the septic tank of deposit at least two times or 3 times a year. The pumping frequency will depend on the dimension of the tank, the size of your household, and the disposal rate.
    • Protect the septic tank system by avoiding the disposal of fabric softener, bleaches, heavy detergents, and biocides right into it. These create scum that can obstruct the septic tank system, and eventually affect the functions of the leach drains Armadale
    • Avoid disposing non-biodegradable materials right into the drain.
    • Do not turn your leach field into a parking area, appealing as it may be. The pipes of the leach drain approximately 6 inches in the ground. The weight of the vehicles is most likely to damage the pipes, and this could lead to leach drain problems. If you have visitors who naturally choose the space to park their vehicles, you can choose to fence this area.

    Usually, when the septic tank develops problems, it is most likely you have leach drain problems Armadale. When you maintain the leach drain properly, it can serve you for up to 25 years.

    Causes of leach drain problems Armadale.

    Given that the septic systems depend on the leach drain to filter and disperse the wastewater, it is very important to recognise the most likely root causes of leach drain malfunction to make sure that you can avoid them. They include;
    • Dripping pipes, drains, and toilets.
    • Excessive water use in the house
    • Excess rainfall which leads to heavy water drainage
    • Deep rooted trees and plants which penetrate the pipes, exerting weight on the valve linking the septic tank to the leach drain.
    • Wear and tear of the system
    • Draining grease, chemicals, paints and various other products right into the septic tank
    • Failing to pump the septic tanks often, ideally two or 3 times a year
    • Damage from excavators and various other construction equipment

    Indicators of Leach Drain Damage

    You can easily tell if your septic tank or leach drain is malfunctioning even before you call an expert to have a look at the leach drain installation Armadale. Several of the indications you need to keep an eye out for include;
    • Greener lawn over the leach field when compared to the rest of your grass. This indicates the waste released right into the soil is not being broken down as needed. So, you need to figure out what is going on in the septic tank or leach drain.
    • If the area around where leach drain installation Armadale was executed has standing water, is wet or mushy.
    • Sewage smells, usually around the leach field, septic tank, or even around the drains
    • Drainage channels that are taking too long to clear off the water.

    When the leach drain is functioning as it must be, the area will have green, short lawn, and no pools. In this state, the leach field presents no harm to you and your family. So, you need not concern yourself about kids playing in this area. However, when you start observing indications of malfunctioning leach drains Armadale, it is best to keep the kids away since it presents a security and health hazard.

    Consistently inspect any visible equipment for indications of corrosion. The septic tank cover need to be without corrosion, and if you see indications of rust, it is best to call Dobson Excavations for leach drain repair Armadale. We will determine the source of corrosion and carry out the needed repair services. If left untreated, the cover of the septic tank could break down, and this can be fatal for any person who drops inside an active septic tank. Leach drain replacement Armadale might be the only remedy if it cannot be repaired.

    When you are cautious of the important things that go through your septic tank and leach drain, you are most likely to have marginal repair services throughout the life-span of the leach drain.

    Contact us for leach drains Armadale

    Get in Touch With Dobson Excavations for the professional installation of septic tanks and leach drains. Give us a call at 0414 755 306 or send out an email at dobson_excavations@live.com or fill up the online form.