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What Happens If I Don’t Pump My Septic Tank?

Septic tanks are often an afterthought when maintaining your home. However, pumping your tank is so important as it helps remove any sludge build-up and keep everything running smoothly.

Common Issues

Your septic tank can get messy quickly, which is why we are here to fix the issues.

Issues you may run into include, constant clogs, tank leaks, a full tank, or even incorrect installation.


Forgetting to pump can cause consequences beyond sewer smells. Some common signs that your tank needs to be pumped include:

  • The smell of sewage
  • Swampy areas in the yard
  • Wastewater back up
  • Slow drains
  • Freezing pipes
  • Contaminated drinking water

When you notice these signs, be sure to call our experts at John Manning Plumbing.


To keep everything in perfect working condition, you should schedule regular septic tank pumpings.

It can be a big expense and inconvenience to your home to replace or repair your septic system, so keeping up with routine cleanings is essential.

Our team of experts can help determine, diagnose, and fix the issue with your septic system, even if it is simply needing to be pumped.

We offer services including:

  • Septic tank replacement
  • Septic tank riser installation
  • Electronic location of the septic tank
  • Leach line installation and repair
  • Line inspection
  • Video camera inspection
  • Electronic location of leach lines
  • Jetting leach lines
  • Complete septic pumping
  • Chemical treatments

Don’t let your system become an inconvenience, keep your home comfortable and safe for your family.

John Manning Plumbing, are experts within the Palmdale, California area and can provide top-notch septic services. Call us at (661) 338-6305 for all your plumbing needs!