Septic Tank Systems

plumbing-residentialIf you are someone who has a septic tank sewage system – or someone who wants to install a new system – be assured you are not alone! If you are searching for the best company for Arcata Septic Tank Installation, look no further than Evans Mechanical. We have the reputation of being the Best Plumbing Company in the area.

About 1 in three American homes have a septic tank as their primary means of disposing of solid waste. Though the toilets may look very similar, where the sewage will depend on where you live. That is why we have experienced professionals who can deal with virtually any type of home plumbing problem.

Advantages of a Septic Tank

Though major cities such as Los Angeles and San Diego use waste water treatment plants to deal with the millions of people who live in the city, individual homeowners may be able to take advantage of installing a septic tank as an alternative. There are a number of reasons to choose the alternative.

  • septic tanks can last as long as your home does – or even longer
  • depending on the size of your property, it can save you a lot of money over the long haul
  • it is environmentally friendly
  • it helps keep your groundwater clean

Regular Maintenance a Must

If you have the option of installing a septic tank or already have one installed, it is essential that you properly maintain the tank. This has a number of advantages, including extending the life of your tank.

Basic maintenance includes:


  • having your tank pumped out every 3 to 5 years, depending on its usage
  • ensuring you do not put down your drains prohibited materials
  • using only approved soaps and cleaning solutions

Repair or Replace

Even with optimum maintenance, a septic tank can require minor repairs. The need for major repairs or replacement are often the result of the homeowner failing to properly care for their system. Only a qualified professional will be able to determine if any problem you have is major or minor. The longer you wait to call, the worse the problem can get.

Evans Mechanical has over 20 years of experience of Arcata Septic Tank Installation and repair, so you can have confidence when you call us for repairs. Our service technicians will be sent to your home to thoroughly check out the problem and offer you a long term solution. As the Best Plumbing Company for Arcata and the surrounding communities, we realize the importance of a well-maintained and functioning septic system.