Below you will find Frequently Asked Questions about septic systems, drainfields, and sewer lines.


We always suggest from 3 to 5 years, depending on the amount of people living in the home.

The price ranges between $350 to $450 depending on the gallons and how hard they are to pump.

We recommend between 3 to 5 years, but if you ever hear a gurgle in your toilet, you need to call immediately. Most people ignore this and then their homes end up flooding and causing more issues. If you have a pump station, we recommend every 3 years.

It depends on the size and the type of pump. It can range from $600 to $2,000 depending on the kind of pump.

It depends on the capacity of your home. Second it depends on your soil types and soil condition. A soil scientist will first take samples of the soil and write a permit for your home site. Based on the permit, we then determine the size you need. That can range from $5,000 to $20,000 depending on how the permit is written.

No, it has to be a licensed contractor. And when you are contacting someone to install a new one or do repairs make sure they are licensed and insured.

$5,000 to $20,000 depending on how the soil scientist writes the permit needed to install or replace a drainfield.

No. You will need to hire a licensed company. They are the only ones that can legally replace the drainfiled. There are certain steps that have to be taken from the engineers reports and then inspections that have to be done to ensure it was installed properly.

It depends on how long the line is and how hard it is to do. Our starting price for jetting is $600 for one hour and then $150 an hour.

Herring Septic Service is a fully licensed septic tank pumper and installer and grease trap installer.

We do not pump grease traps, but we do repair and replace them.