LaChance Brothers Excavating Discuss Signs of a Failing Septic System

NORTHVILLE, Mich. - Michimich -- LaChance Brothers Excavating wants to educate the community on noticing the common signs of a failing septic system. That way when you're experiencing an issue, you'll be able to figure out if it's a major issue or if you just need basic maintenance.

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency ( (EPA), there are many signs that point to a failing septic system, including:

o   Water and sewage from toilets, drains, and sinks backing up into the home's plumbing

o   Bathtubs, showers, and sinks draining very slowly

o   Gurgling sounds in the plumbing system

o   Standing water or damp spots near or over the septic tank or drainfield

o   Sewage odors around the septic tank or drainfield

o   Bright green, spongy lush grass over the septic tank or drainfield, even during dry weather

o   Straight pipe discharging untreated wastewater to the ground surface

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o   Algae blooms in nearby lakes or waterbodies

o   High levels of nitrates or coliform bacteria in surface waters or drinking water wells

Find out if your septic system is failing by reading more here (

LaChance Brothers Excavating has the experience you're looking for when it comes to septic tank pumping for your South Lyon ( home.

About LaChance Brothers Excavating
A family business since 1956, LaChance Brothers Excavating has been serving Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties for over 65 years. There has been a LaChance at the helm since day one, holding our work to the highest standards.

For more information, call 248-962-3670 to talk to an expert at LaChance Brothers Excavating or visit the website at:

John LaChance

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