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the Cost of Septic Tank Replacement

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Description
$ 5000
Jul 2007
Scott Depot, WV
Grandmother's septic tank needed replacing after 30 years  more... close row
$ 400
Apr 2009
New York City, New York, NY
Deeper wider septic tank solved many problems  more... close row
$ 6500
May 2009
Lake Isabella, CA
Septic tank removed in cabin and replaced  more... close row
$ 700
Jun 2006
New Edinburg, AR
Needed a new septic tank immediately  more... close row

Description of service

When our old septic tank collapsed, we knew we had to immediately get something done. Luckily, we had already bought a new tank and just needed to have it installed, hooked up, and a few more field lines run.


Review of Service

My mother-in-law knew of a guy that did septic work, owned a backhoe and was going through a slow time for business. He agreed to come out and install our septic tank for $700, hooking up the line from the bathroom and running a few more field lines.

He was called on Monday and was at our home on Wednesday to perform the work. He asked where our old tank was located and if we knew where our existing field lines were, then he immediately got to work.

The entire process took a while, during which time we couldn't use any plumbing items (sink, dishwasher, washing machine, toilet, etc.) so we had to drive to my mother-in-law's house for such basic things as using the bathroom. Needless to say, we were eager to have our own bathroom and other facilities available to use by that afternoon.


Tips

Although the person we used wasn't listed in the phone book or in a newspaper ad, we were very satisfied with the quickness of his arrival and how quickly he finished the job. Asking around and then finding someone going through a slow work period is even better.


$ 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
$ 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
$ 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