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3 Signs of a Failed Septic Tank
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3 Signs of a Failed Septic Tank

Imagine going to your bathroom and flushing the toilet only to see the water in the bowl start to bubble out rather than flushing away. You’re stuck cleaning up a huge mess while also trying to figure out what’s causing the problem. Though backups and drain problems can happen in any home, they can be a sign of septic tank failure for the 20% of households with tanks on their properties. Unfortunately, septic systems won’t last forever and you need to be able to tell when yours is failing. Here are a few tell-tale signs of failed septic tanks so you can know when it’s time to call an expert. 1. There’s Lots of Plant Growth by the Tank When your septic tank starts to fail, the waste and wastewater inside the tank can start to leach into the soil around it. That wastewater can s...