Septic Tank Installation

Don’t hire just anyone to handle your septic system installation. Whether it’s a new tank or simply a replacement one, certain criteria and regulations must be met to meet state requirements.

Septic & Drainfield Depot handles everything from percolation testing to permitting, followed by excavation and installation. It’s an extensive and invasive process that requires the most skilled professionals.

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Septic Tank Installation & Replacement Process

This lengthy and complicated process should be handled by skilled experts that have the proper equipment to handle both excavation and installation.

Step 1

Percolation Testing

During this test, professionals test water’s ability to drain through
the soil. It’s also known as zone saturation. These regulations and
standards are strictly enforced by the county health department, so
the soil must meet certain criteria to pass the test. Our septic
professionals
 will advise you on how often you need this testing
performed to upkeep your system in Lakeland.


What happens if the soil fails the percolation test? We will consult
with you and may recommend speaking with the county health
department to figure out a solution.

Step 2

Acquiring A Permit

The next step in the septic tank installation process is obtaining the necessary permits to complete the work. Our Lakeland septic company will assist you in this process to make it as painless as possible!

Step 3

Excavation and Installation

Once all the previous steps are complete, it’s time for the labor-intensive steps of excavation and/or installation. This involves completely removing your old system and installing the appropriate plumbing and components of a new septic tank and system. Replacing a septic tank is complex, so let us handle your project every step of the way.

Septic Tank Installation Cost

Multiple factors are going to impact the cost of your septic system installation including what components are being replaced, type of septic system, how large of a system, and more. With our free estimates, one of our experts will go through a series of questions with you to determine the cost of your installation.

Types of Tanks and Septic Systems

Depending on your needs and budget, there are several options when it comes to tanks and systems.

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Types of Septic Systems:

You can learn more about these options from the EPA here. As your septic tank installer, we are here to help you determine the best fit for your property.

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How Does a Septic System Work?

If you’re in the market for a septic tank replacement or install, you may be wondering how everything works! It’s honestly pretty simple.

Here’s the rundown:

As the underground wastewater treatment unit that handles waste from your home or business, the septic system is a crucial part of your property.

How Should I Get an Estimate for an Install Near Me?

STEP 2

Get a free estimate from one of our septic experts after answering some questions about your system and property.

STEP 3

Secure permitting and have the necessary percolation testing done

STEP 4

Schedule the excavation (if applicable) and installation

Frequently Asked Questions

If we have to excavate an old system, the costs will be more than a new installation. You’ll also need to factor in the size and type of system, and if your landscaping will need to be re-done. Call us today for an estimate.

Only a thorough inspection can really tell the condition of your system, but if it has been several decades, you may want to consider calling us to come check it out.

Other signs that your septic tank or system may need to be replaced are:

  • Frequently backed up pipes
  • Tank overflowing often
  • Solids failing to breakdown even with treatment
  • Puddling/pooling
  • Well water contamination

We offer guarantees on all our installs. Please contact us for more details.

It’s understandable that not everyone can outright afford a septic install. Please see our financing page for more info.

If all goes according to plan, a simple residential system should take a week or less to set up. Time can vary depending on the complexity of the system and if an excavation is needed first. Commercial systems will take longer to install and our team can give you an estimate on expected timeframes.

Choose Lakeland Septic & Drainfield Depot for Septic Tank Installation and Replacement

With decades of experience between our team members, septic is what we do best! We hold every employee to the highest standards of honesty and integrity. We guarantee our work is second to none, and you’ll have a great experience working with our company. Call us today for a free estimate.