How Long Do Septic Systems Last?
Even a well-designed septic system will eventually reach the end of its usable life. The question, then, is how long do septic systems typically last? There’s no easy answer to this—there are a number of factors that influence septic lifespan. Here are just a few examples of some of those factors: Type of tank: There are septic tanks that come in several different varieties, primarily divided by the kinds of materials used to build them. A steel tank might last about 15 to 20 years, but when you’re using a plastic or concrete tank, you could get 40 years or... View Article