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the Cost of Septic Tank Replacement

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$ 5000
Jul 2007
Scott Depot, WV
Grandmother's septic tank needed replacing after 30 years  more... close row
$ 6500
May 2009
Lake Isabella, CA
Septic tank removed in cabin and replaced  more... close row
$ 400
Apr 2009
New York City, New York, NY
Deeper wider septic tank solved many problems  more... close row

Description of service

I have had problems with my septic tank for the past few months and it was over filled and when I consulted my contractor regarding the matter he suggested to replace the septic tank and built a deeper and wider one to solve the problem. He said he can do it for me and I entrusted the task to him. there where a lot of problems like stinking and blocks and many disgusting experiences until we had replaced a new septic tank.

Since we had a limited area in our compound the new septic tank had to be installed on the same area and hence the service included cleaning and drying the septic tank and then taking out the old bricks and placing the new ones. The new septic tank was a readymade cement type huge tank which was lot convenient as it need to be simply dug and placed inside the hole and then a slab and connections provided.

Since we had the pipe connections of our old septic tank we didn?t had to incur extra costs for installing them. The cost of the readymade tank was about 275 and the labor and miscellaneous expenses had sum up to 125 dollars. The work of installing the septic tank was completed within two days and was able to use it immediately after two days. The whole waste and impurities taken out of the old septic tank was buried inside another pit and hence there where not much of wastes or odor inside the compound

Review of Service

We are fully satisfied with the services that have been provided to us since they have done the job very neatly. We had expected the work to be very messy and stinky that we couldn't imagine staying at the house and getting the work done but things where a lot neater and less stinky than we have expected. They were able to complete the whole task within two days and were able to use the tank immediately after completion. There where three workers who continuously where engaged with the job and had completed it with perfection.

There where no impurities or wastes? lying open in our compound and that was the best part that we liked regarding the service. We have been using the septic tank since then for two months and find no problem at all.


When you are installing a septic tank for your home make sure that it is deep and wide, as small septic tanks would fill easily and over flow causing a whole lot of inconvenience. It is always better that while replacing new septic tanks replace them over the old ones if you have limited space in your compound.

The process as you think would not be messy if you hire good contractors. Make sure that you make an agreement for cleaning and disposing the wastes in a lot hygienic manner either by burning them or by digging and covering it properly in the mud. It would be better if you would stay away from the house while the work is in progress as you would find difficulty using or going to toilet. It is better that you stay at your relative or at your friend?s house and come back once the work is over.

While choosing for such services make sure that they ensure you proper hygiene and agrees to dispose of the waste properly. The readymade septic tanks are lot convenient to install as it doesn't require any raw materials and labor and can be straight away dug and placed in position and used immediately.

$ 700
Jun 2006
New Edinburg, AR
Needed a new septic tank immediately  more... close row
$ 6200
May 2009
Port Washington, NY
Septic tank replacement for rental property  more... close row
$ 6000
Jan 2009
Los Angeles, CA
Expensive septic tank replacement  more... close row
$ 7500
Jun 2008
Saint Louis, MO
Absolutely necessary but expensive service  more... close row
$ 1500
May 2008
Cleveland, Ohio
First time homeowners had to replace septic tank  more... close row
$ 2100
Mar 2009
Petal, MS
Septic tank installation in one day  more... close row
$ 4200
Apr 2007
Wichita, KS
Very old septic tank replaced  more... close row
$ 2500
Feb 2009
San Diego, CA
Replaced with low quantity high quality septic tank  more... close row
$ 3500
May 2007
Austin ,Texas
Used a contractor to replace old septic tank  more... close row
$ 3184
May 2008
Sandpoint, Idaho
New septic tank installed, new pipes, and tree removal  more... close row
$ 4750
May 2009
Buckeye, AZ
Replacement of and education about septic tank  more... close row