Septic tanks are normally pumped by a professional septic pumping service. A business directory such as Angie's List or your local yellow pages has listings. Prices depend on the size of your septic system and how far yo... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

The average cost to pump a septic tank in North Carolina in 2015, using ZIP code 27601 as an example, ranges from $280 to $370, according to HomeAdvisor, Inc. The cost varies depending on the size of the tank and the loc... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

According to HomeAdvisor, the average reported cost to clean or pump a septic tank is $437 as of 2014. The pricing ranges from a minimum of $200 to a maximum of $800. More »

Septic tanks do not require additives to work correctly, but with proper treatment, including regular pumping and protecting the drain field, a septic tank should last for many years. Most homeowners should have their ta... More »

Septic tanks should be pumped out at least once every three years. If the home has a garbage disposal, the frequency of septic tank pumping should change to once per year. The number of people in the home and how often t... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Septic tank owners should have their tanks pumped approximately every three to five years to avoid clogs and other issues, recommends the Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Septic tanks are als... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Standard septic tanks typically cost between $500 and $1,800 depending on their size, according to CostHelper. Piping and other necessary items generally add around $100 to $200 to this price. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing