Maintaining & Installing Drainage Infrastructure Including Interceptors & Septic Tanks in Northamptonshire | Northants Waste Control

At Northants Waste Control, we’ve developed an encyclopaedic knowledge of drain maintenance in our role as Northamptonshire’s favoured liquid waste management firm. Unlike certain companies in sectors where this knowledge needs to be safeguarded, we aren’t precious or secretive; we’re always willing to provide no obligation advice to our clients, whether on blocked drains, high pressure jetting, pump station maintenance, septic tanks, gully cleaning, interceptors or a niche aspect of our commercial maintenance programs.

The value our clients get out of our assistance is due to our practical abilities and knowledge – and most clients lack the training, equipment and time to get down and dirty with liquid waste management! With that in mind, we’ve looked to provide some short, simple tips on the maintenance of vital drain infrastructure. If you wish to completely outsource this, leaving it to the experts at Northants Waste Control, don’t hesitate to call 01604 588 988 or 07590 445 830. All our services look to provide exceptional value for money, and are competitive quotes reflect this.

Maintenance & Usage Tips from the Experts at Northants Waste Control

Septic Tanks – Our team specialise in both the installation and cleaning of septic tanks. We’d recommend Northamptonshire residents encourage the smooth operation of septic tanks by ensuring their property is water efficient; constant overloading of a system can lead to abnormally high levels of wear and tear, leading to blockages or damage. Being careful of what you pour down your drain (avoiding grease and oils, disposable nappies, wet wipes, coffee grounds, cigarettes, paper towels and paints – a few problematic items) is also important. This will also help minimise the likelihood of blocked drains occurring.

It’s also important for septic tanks to be inspected and pumped regularly, usually around once per year (though our team can provide tailored advice in this area should you contact us). This will ensure the tank itself functions efficiently and isn’t at risk of breakdown.

Pump Stations - Similarly to the proper use of septic tanks, pump station maintenance involves being proactive and avoiding the disposal of non-biodegradable products, which will eventually end up in the sewage pump station and cause a blockage. Routine checks, should you know what to look out for, are also a way of identifying emerging issues before they worsen.

Users in the Northamptonshire area who are unsure of what to look out for should consider enlisting the professional help of our liquid waste management consultants and practitioners. And if you require both pump station maintenance and other aspects of your infrastructure looked after – why not consider having us pen and carry out commercial maintenance plans to ensure smooth running all year round?  

Gullies – Poorly looked after gullies can make for smelly drains and even flooding of your property. Regular gully cleaning can be handled on a DIY basis, with a few common tools and protective equipment. But most of our Northamptonshire clients want gully cleaning handled professionally, to ensure it’s done properly and to avoid the task – which many find a bit on the mucky side.

Gully cleaning can sometimes involve high pressure jetting to really dislodge the stubborn waste that they have accumulated, so keep in mind the professional job isn’t simply just less personal effort, but the task completed to a higher standard.

If you have blocked drains or another drainage issue that’s leading to problems around liquid waste management and diversion, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team can carry out a CCTV drain survey to locate the source of the trouble before recommending the best course of action.

For further maintenance advice or to book in a CCTV drain survey, or any of the other services we offer the Northamptonshire area, call Northants Waste Control on 01604 588 988.