Septic Tank Emptying & Servicing

Our expert team is here to provide you with reliable septic tank emptying and servicing that will keep the system running smoothly. If your system is experiencing clogs or odours, it is ideal to get in touch with our team. This is important as avoiding emptying can lead to costly repairs for your septic tank. With our professional and reliable services, we ensure that your septic tank is emptied and maintained to perfection, extending its lifespan and preventing any unpleasant surprises. Don’t wait until it’s too late – schedule your septic tank servicing today and receive peace of mind knowing that your septic system is in capable hands. 

Specialists in Septic Tank Emptying & Servicing

Our highly-trained specialists have extensive experience in delivering septic tank emptying services for a variety of different properties. With years of industry experience, we’ve refined our skills and techniques to ensure your septic system operates at optimal levels.

Equipped with the latest tools and technology, our specialists handle septic tank emptying and servicing with precision and attention to detail. We understand the importance of regular maintenance to prevent costly issues and extend the life of your septic system. Whether it’s routine pumping, repairs, or a complete system overhaul, our specialists have the knowledge and expertise to get the job done right.

Count on our specialists to provide exceptional service, maintain your septic system’s health. Contact us today to schedule your septic tank servicing.

The benefits of our Portable toilet hire services

Flushing toilets

Delivery & collection to your location

Handwashing station

No risk of clogging

Toilet roll supplied

Quick & simple setup

Ready-to-use facilities

Emergency site visits

Weekly servicing available

What is A Septic Tank?

A septic tank, an essential component of many residential and commercial wastewater treatment systems that aren’t connected to the sewer mains, it plays a crucial role in managing and treating sewage and wastewater. Essentially, it’s a buried, watertight container designed to collect and hold sewage from your property. When wastewater from your toilets, sinks, showers, and appliances enters the tank, the solids settle at the bottom while the liquids flow out into the drain field for further treatment and dispersal into the soil.

Septic tanks come in various sizes to accommodate different property types and usage levels. They are typically made from materials like concrete, fiberglass, or plastic, ensuring durability and longevity. Proper maintenance and regular septic tank emptying are essential to keep the system functioning efficiently and prevent costly issues like clogs and backups.

Regular inspections, pumping, and maintenance are necessary to ensure the septic tank’s continued effectiveness, preventing environmental contamination and health hazards. If you’re unsure about the condition or requirements of your septic tank, it’s advisable to consult with a professional service provider who can assess your system’s needs and help you maintain a clean and healthy environment for your property.

Signs That Your Septic Tank Needs Emptying

Recognising the signs that your septic tank requires emptying is crucial for maintaining a smoothly functioning wastewater management system. Slow drains, characterised by sinks, toilets, or showers that drain more slowly than usual, can signify that your septic tank is nearing its capacity and needs to be emptied. Foul odours, whether around your septic tank area or emanating from your drains, often indicate an excess buildup of sludge and wastewater, necessitating immediate attention. 


The presence of standing water, such as puddles or soggy spots near the drain field, may suggest that your septic tank is overflowing and not draining properly. Unusual gurgling or bubbling sounds when using water fixtures can indicate a potential blockage or that your septic tank is reaching full capacity. An unusually green and vigorous area of grass over your septic tank may indicate excessive nutrient leaching, signalling an issue. Finally, the most alarming sign is sewage backing up into your home, which is a clear indication that your septic tank urgently requires attention. 

Recognising these signs promptly and scheduling regular septic tank emptying and maintenance can save you from costly repairs and protect the environment. If you observe any of these signs, do not hesitate to contact our professional septic tank services to assess and address the issue promptly. Regular septic tank maintenance is not only cost-effective but also essential for environmental preservation.

Call us to discuss the best solution for you!

The Septic Tank Emptying Process

Septic tank emptying is a crucial aspect of septic system maintenance, ensuring its proper functionality and longevity. This process involves several key steps to safely and efficiently remove accumulated solids and liquids from the tank.

Firstly, a professional technician inspects the system to assess its condition and determine the appropriate course of action. Once the inspection is complete, the technician locates and accesses the septic tank’s lid or manhole cover, which may be buried underground. Specialised pumping equipment is then used to remove the wastewater and solid waste from the tank. This equipment creates a vacuum, drawing the contents into a tank on the service vehicle.

During the process, the septic tank is emptied entirely, including the removal of sludge and scum layers that can accumulate over time. After emptying, the technician may inspect the tank’s interior for any signs of damage or issues. In some cases, a high-pressure water jet may be used to clean the tank’s walls and baffles. Finally, the lid or manhole cover is securely replaced, ensuring the tank is properly sealed.

What to expect from us

Health & safety
We provide spotless, clean, and durable toilet facilities with a hygienic design.

As recommended by The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) each portable toilet we provide is suitable for up to seven site workers, working a 40-hour week.

Specialising in construction
Our small team offers a friendly, professional approach throughout all points of contact. We provide expert knowledge, with emergency site visits if required.

No deposit required
At first you’ll talk to our expert team about what you need on your construction site, we’ll then provide a quote and discuss next-day delivery. It’s that simple.

We don’t carry out credit checks, or ask you a deposit. We ensure that your portable toilet hire experience is a simple process.

Keeping everything clean
We’ll deliver your portable toilet unit to your building site in perfect working order, which means you can start using it straight away!

We offer free, weekly servicing which keeps the toilet clean, fresh, and fully stocked.

Weekly servicing includes emptying the waste holding tanks, refilling chemical solutions, thorough cleaning and sanitisation, and top-ups of soap, hand gel, toilet roll, and paper towels.


Yes, avoid flushing non-biodegradable items such as disposable wipes, sanitary products, and chemicals.

Regular maintenance includes pumping, conserving water, and avoiding excessive use of chemicals.

No, septic tank additives are not always necessary for proper maintenance and can even be harmful if the incorrect ones are used.

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