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James Ashland
James Ashland
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“E-Z Cesspool saved my bathroom and me a lot of money. They came on an emergency call, were priced right, and did a very professional job. Walter walked me through the entire process and I could not be happier. Thanks again. ”
Brian Kacerow
Brian Kacerow
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"Walter and John are awesome! Totally nice guys, do great work, dependable, and respond to emergencies in minutes not hours or days."
Maria Concrete
Maria Concrete
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"I used EZ Cesspool initially to pump my cesspool & then at a later date to install a new system and the service & qualiy was amazing !! From start to finish it was an amazing experience !!!!!"
Timothy Rizzo
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"Quick response, extremely knowledgeable and professional. Definitely the people you want to call."
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You and Your Cesspool Installation: What You Need to Know

With over a decade of experience in serving the families of Nassau and Suffolk counties with emergency service, EZ Cesspool has become one of the best cesspool companies in Great Neck Plaza, Long Island. Our team of experienced and professional crew members is available to assist your home or business regardless of whether you require a new septic system installation, standard maintenance, or an emergency situation. Our professionals can handle any problem you might encounter with your cesspool or septic system.

The fact that we’re here to handle the dirty work doesn’t mean that it’s not important to have a basic knowledge of your septic system, how it works, and the services that may be required to keep it running smoothly. Taking care of your cesspool is one of the simplest ways to avoid having to pay for major septic system repairs down the road. Septic systems consist of two different components; the septic tank installations and the cesspool, which is the area where the soil absorbs the waste provided by the septic tank. There are four main steps involved in the operation of the system.

Septic Systems: How They Work

Your septic system works in the following way:

  1. Waste material from the home will travel to the septic tank.
  2. Solids that are organic in nature will flow to the top of the tank, while solids that are inorganic in nature will settle at the bottom.
  3. The septic tank contains naturally occurring bacteria that converts organic solids into liquid.
  4. Solid and sludge layers are separated by clear liquid, which flows into the cesspool.

Why Would Your Septic System Fail?

Upon the completion of your cesspool installation, you will need to maintain your septic system in order for it to continue to function. When your septic system is not regularly maintained and serviced there will be a build up of solid waste that will then flow into the system’s leaching field as the solid waste accumulates. It is likely that the field will be permanently damaged as a result of severe clogging and the possibility of permanent damage. Aside from that, there is also the risk that household cleaning products like detergent, toilet cleaner, bleach products as well as septic tank disinfectants may kill the vital natural bacteria that exists within the septic tank.

Things to Know About Septic Tanks:

  • Septic tanks can be constructed of precast concrete, fiberglass or plastic.
  • Older tanks are sometimes made of steel, which has the tendency to break down over time.
  • Tanks should have at least a 250-gallon capacity for each person in the home.
  • Standard tank sizes include; 750, 1000, 1200 and 1500 gallons.
  • Newer, larger tanks are sometimes divided into two separate chambers to improve flow of waste.

With regular structural maintenance and check-ups, your home or business will run smoothly despite the septic system’s complexity. I would like to invite you to call 24 hour fully licensed EZ Cesspool in Great Neck Plaza if you are interested in learning more about maintaining your septic system and cesspool.

EZ Cesspool's Services

  • Long Island Cesspool Installation
  • Residential & Commercial Inspections
  • Cesspool & Septic Maintenance
  • Emergency Service – Call EZ!

EZ's Cesspool Tips

  • Ensure the accessibility of the septic tank covering, for future pumps and maintenance inspections.
  • Consider promoting your cesspool system to a septic system, if possible.
  • Do not use your water needlessly or excessively.
  • Beware what is going in your grease trap
  • Schedule routine cesspool treatment & pumping
  • Add chemical additives & liquid enzymes (e.g. Rid-X)
  • Don’t pour grease or solvents into the system.
  • Avoid frequent, long showers or baths.
  • Make sure all water flows away from the disposal field – including deflection of surface water, roof drains and sump pumps.

Some information about Great Neck Plaza, NY

Great Neck Plaza is a village on the Great Neck Peninsula in the Town of North Hempstead, in Nassau County, on the North Shore of Long Island, in New York, United States. The population was 6,707 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Great Neck Plaza was incorporated on May 3, 1930.

In 1866, the New York and Flushing Railroad extended their main line into Great Neck through a subsidiary called the North Shore Railroad, thus transforming it from a farming community into a commuter town. The NY&F was consolidated into the Flushing and North Side Railroad in 1869, only to be merged into the Flushing, North Shore, and Central Railroad in 1874 and leased in 1876 by the LIRR. Throughout much of the late 19th Century, Great Neck was the terminus of what is today the Port Washington Branch of the LIRR. The village was incorporated in 1930, even as the station that led to its existence was being reconstructed. In addition to the railroad station, Great Neck Plaza contains other historic structures, such as the local post office and the Grace and Thomaston Buildings.

Great Neck Plaza encompasses a busy commercial district, two parks, as well as a residential section with many multiple dwellings and private homes. Although geographically the Village measures only a third of a square mile, it boasts a vibrant downtown including the Great Neck LIRR station, over 250 retail stores and service establishments, almost 90 multiple-family apartment buildings, 148 single family homes, approximately 40 office buildings, 2 four-star hotels, a nursing home, a senior independent living facility, and one assisted-care living facility.

Learn more about Great Neck Plaza.

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How do I know if my cesspool needs to be pumped?

The need to pump out a cesspool can be indicated by several warning signs. There is a possibility of slow drains, clogged drains, or loud gurgling sounds coming from the drains in the house. Sewage backups can bring pungent odors into your home, causing health risks, and if ignored, can result in sludge overflowing and damaging your property. It is also possible for standing water to form above the tank, along with odors that indicate immediate action is necessary.

How often should a cesspool be pumped out?

Cesspools should be pumped every 2-5 years as a general rule. Frequency will depend on usage, but mostly on the number of people in the household. You can have the tank pumped by a professional who can inspect it and advise you when and how often to do so. To avoid sewage backing up into the house, your cesspool needs to be maintained properly to avoid overload.

How much does it cost to pump a cesspool?

Cesspool pumping costs vary according to the size and condition of the tank. In general, the cost of pumping a regularly maintained cesspool ranges from $200 to 600 dollars. Depending on the company, you might be charged by the gallon, or a fixed price. It could cost thousands of dollars to replace a cesspool if it’s left for too long, so make sure to maintain your cesspool regularly.

How do I know if my cesspool needs to be pumped?

The need to pump out a cesspool can be indicated by several warning signs. There is a possibility of slow drains, clogged drains, or loud gurgling sounds coming from the drains in the house. Sewage backups can bring pungent odors into your home, causing health risks, and if ignored, can result in sludge overflowing and damaging your property. It is also possible for standing water to form above the tank, along with odors that indicate immediate action is necessary.

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