Septic Services

Septic Tanks Services
in Gainesville, FL

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For more than 30 years, Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Services has been the company home and business owners have called for their septic service needs. Our professional technicians are current on methods, techniques, and information to give you the service and workmanship customers have come to know and expect from us. Whether your home or business needs a septic tank installed or has a septic tank emergency repair, we have you covered!

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With proper maintenance and cleaning, a septic tank will last at least 20 years. But if your residential or commercial septic tank is beyond its functional life, Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Services determine what new tank will fit your needs. We let you know what type of tank is best for your home or business, along with keeping you informed from start to finish.

Septic Tank Installation

Professional septic tank installation means the difference between a system which serves you for years or one that requires constant repairs. From choosing a tank to turning on your new system, we’re with you every step of the way.


We work with you to determine the proper septic system for the high demands of your commercial business.


Residential septic tanks come in two systems, anaerobic or aerobic. We’ll help you determine the best for your home and location.

Even with routine maintenance, septic tanks still need repairs from time to time. We periodically repair septic tanks for broken pipes, drain field failures, and clogs caused by improper disposal of household substances and products. If your commercial or residential septic tank needs a repair or two, call Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Services today for professional repairs and service!

Septic Tank Emergency Repairs

When your home or business septic tank needs emergency repairs, we’re ready to troubleshoot and repair any issue. Our skilled technicians use up-to-date information and techniques to quickly resolve the issue while keeping you informed throughout the process. For emergency septic tank repairs in the Gainesville, FL area, call Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Services!

Your residential or commercial septic tank and you benefit from regular clean-outs. Under normal conditions, a clean-out is only needed every three to five years, depending on tank size and number of people using the system. Clean-outs should be part of regular septic tank maintenance. Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Services has the experience and professional training to efficiently clean your septic tank and have the system running again without hassle.

Septic Tank Emergency Clean-Outs

Your septic tank could be due for an emergency clean-out if it’s been more than five years since it was pumped; the toilets are draining slowly, or there’s standing water above the drain field. Our trained and experienced technicians are ready to provide emergency septic tank clean-out service. Don’t wait for a sewage backup in your home or business, call Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Services today!

Why are septic tank pump outs important?

Regular septic tank pumping ensures the entire system is working as it should. Without it, you may begin to experience sewage backups into the home or business, frequently clogged drains, and a drain field and/or tank failure that can affect the property.

How often does a septic tank need pumped out?

This depends on several factors, such as the size of the septic tank, how many people are using the system, and the condition of the septic system. During a septic tank inspection, a technician with Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Service will measure the proximity of the liquid and sludge layers to the intake and outlet pipes. Generally, if the layers are within six inches of the pipes, the tank should be pumped out.

Are there any additives I can put in the tank to help a pumpout?

No. While there are additives available that claim to help with a pump out, many instead damage the system by interfering with the balance of bacteria and enzymes inside the tank. It’s best to schedule regular professional septic tank pump outs with Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Service.

How can I maintain my septic system?

To start, don’t flush or pour anything down the drain that can kill off the bacteria and enzymes. This includes many common household cleaners and chemicals. Also, be mindful of properly disposing of food waste, coffee grounds, and paper products in the trash except for toilet paper.

What happens if I need septic tank repairs?

Call Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Service for reliable septic tank repairs. Our technicians are trained to handle any type of septic issue. The extent of the repairs will depend on the overall condition of the system but our technicians will always explain the situation and what needs to be done to resolve an issue.

How often do you recommend septic tank inspections?

Every year. Yet, it’s recommended to periodically inspect the area where the septic tank and drain field are located for odors and/or unexplained wet spots.

What are you looking for in a septic tank inspection?

The appropriate function of the entire system. This includes measuring the liquid and solid levels inside the tank, intake and outflow pipes, and making sure the drain field is working properly.

Sewage In Yard

Whether it happens overnight or slowly, finding sewage in the yard is never good. It’s a smelly, messy, and stressful situation. Luckily for you, Jones Plumbing & Septic Tank Service has the skills and experience to quickly get rid of the issue. Sewage can back up into the yard due to a broken pipe or overflowing septic tank. That’s why it’s important to have regular septic tank maintenance.

Toilet Bubbling

Think of toilet bubbling as the septic system talking to you. In this case, what it’s saying is not good news. A clog in the plumbing forces wastewater back into pipes, including the toilet, rather than flowing through the septic tank.

Drainage Problems

Most often, drainage problems with a septic system are because of a full septic tank. But any clog or blockage in a plumbing pipe can cause issues with wastewater going through the tank the way it should. Our technicians know how to diagnose and quickly repair any septic drainage problem.

Standing Water

Florida may be known for its swampy areas, but if you find a small swamp near the septic tank, it’s time to call Jones Plumbing & Septic Service. A puddle, patch, or larger area of standing water is a common sign of a drainfield failure.

Slow Drains

Though slow drains are often associated with a plumbing issue, they can also signal a problem with the septic system. Whichever system it ultimately ends up being, there’s a clog or blockage somewhere that needs to be removed for the septic tank to work properly.

Odors Or Smells

Mention the phrase septic system to anyone and odds are they’ll immediately think of odors. But the type of odor is related to what issue has developed. A rotten egg or sulfur smell usually indicates a leak in the septic tank.

Clogged Toilet Or Drain

Water often backs up wherever it can when there is a clog in the plumbing system, preventing wastewater from flowing freely into the septic tank. If you notice any water bubbling from your sink drain or toilet call us to perform a septic tank repair. We will inspect the system, work to identify the issue and unclog your toilet or drain to help your system run efficiently.