Riser for septic tank
If you’ve had a septic tank installed in your property for a few years now, that means your septic system is probably old and you know nothing about risers, which it’s totally fine since risers for septic tanks are new for people who already have a septic tank.
However, if you are thinking about renewing it or installing one on your property because you obviously need it, then you need to know what a riser is.
The newest septic systems are usually installed with this thing called a riser that allows people to access the septic tank at the ground level. If you are wondering what it is, it’s a large pipe fitted over the septic tank cleanout opening and extends it to the ground level. Risers are super useful for many reasons.
First, a riser improves the visibility of the septic tank and its performance as well. Second, pumping or maintaining it will be easier since it allows quick access to the septic tank, so the company in charge of cleaning and pumping it won’t have to dig up your yard for septic maintenance or any service it may need in the future.
Therefore, yes, having a new septic tank and a system where you include a riser is one of the best options if you are planning to install one. If you decide to take this option, make sure to employ a professional that can advise you in the riser that will go well with your septic system. Of course, if you decide to acquire one, you will have to pay additional for it.
A septic tank isn’t the only thing that conforms to a septic system, and a riser is just another one of the elements you need. However, it is also optional.
To buy the riser for your septic tank, you can ask the same company that sold you and installed the septic tank for you. If they don’t have it, which is almost impossible, you can contact another septic tank company. Make sure to compare prices and the quality of the riser before buying it, in that way, you will be able to get the best of your money and your tank will have a proper riser.