Septic tanks a household asset in Victoria

July 31, 2018

Across much of Victoria septic tanks are a mainstay when it comes to treating household wastewater effectively and safely.

With today’s property prices so high in the state capital, many people are choosing to build in rural areas where housing is more affordable. And they’re finding that domestic connection to municipal sewers is not a foregone conclusion.

In fact, many rural and semi-urban properties rely heavily on trusty septic tanks in Victoria and these wastewater workhorses are a part of daily life.

Having a high quality septic tank that can be installed, cleaned and maintained by professionals is vital for the safety of you, your family and the environment. And, if you own a septic tank, it’s your responsibility to make sure it is in good working order.

At R & F Building Industries, our experienced team has been supplying, installing and servicing septic tanks in Victoria for years. We’ve a reputation for excellence and we know how important it is to ensure wastewater treatment systems are performing well.

Failure to maintain a septic tank poses a serious health risk and can lead to groundwater contamination. That’s a situation no-one wants to face.

There are many ways you can contribute to the health and lifespan of septic tanks. One of the simplest is to call in professionals – such as our team – to carry out an inspection every few years. That way the expert can catch any problems before they become costly maintenance issues.

Neglecting to pump out the tank regularly is a mistake householders often make. We recommend you get an industry expert to carry out the task every three to five years.

So if your property isn’t connected to municipal sewers, don’t panic. Instead, make sure you’ve got a quality septic tank to handle your home’s wastewater needs.

When it comes to septic tanks Victoria should stand and salute these trusty and important pieces of equipment. For more information about septic tanks, please contact the team at R & F Building Industries today.