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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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Septic Emergencies: How to Avoid Them

EZ Cesspool, one of the top Long Island Stony Brook, NY cesspool companies, is here whenever you need us. Believe it or not, it is common for a cesspool, septic tank, or drainage emergency to happen in the home. That’s why we make ourselves available for you whenever something unexpected pops up. Let’s dig a little deeper into what makes something a septic emergency.

Toilets are Backing Up

So you’ve got a little clog in the shower. No big deal, right? Well it might be a more serious issue if more than one of your plumbing fixtures is acting up. Check out your toilet and bathtub.

If they are all making a loud gurgling noise as they back up with water, it means that you probably have a main sewer line clog.

If water gurgles up when you flush your toilet, or run your faucets, that means the water is trying to leave, but something is blocking it from doing so. If you can’t seem to plunge it out yourself, EZ Cesspool will be happy to help you with some routine cesspool pumping or cesspool maintenance anytime!

Your Backyard Feels a Little Mushy

Have you noticed that as you walk around your backyard that the grass around your septic tank is unusually green? Does the ground feel very mushy under your feet? Maybe the grass feels really soggy too. If you’ve noticed these indicators, you may have a septic emergency.

We perform routine septic tank cleanings, and the time to call is now. You don’t want this problem to get any worse. If it does, you may need a whole new cesspool installation.

Foul Odors in Your Yard

Your backyard should smell as fresh as a rose garden. But what if it doesn’t? Have you noticed a distinct odor out in the yard? It’s most likely a pretty unpleasant one.

What about inside the house? The same, nasty aroma seems to be everywhere.

The smell could very well be wastewater, which is another sign of a septic emergency. You don’t want your house smelling that way, so it’d be a good idea to call us as soon as possible.

The Grass Being Greener Isn’t Always a Good Thing!

Have you noticed that the color of your grass is becoming a bit greener in certain patches? A rapid shift in your lawn’s color could be the fault of a damaged septic tank. This could be the case if your lawn is looking healthy in one area, and rather damaged in another.

If there is a random patch of grass that is suddenly greener than normal, it might be receiving extra fertilization from a failing septic systems. If you are noticing an uneven appearance of your yard’s color, you may want to contact a septic services pro immediately.

The most important thing to remember is not to panic if you have a septic tank emergency. Nothing is beyond fixing, especially with EZ Cesspool. We are here to keep your cesspool and septic tank flowing smoothly for the safety of your home and loved ones.

Whether you need major septic system repair or routine cesspool maintenance, EZ Cesspool is here for you! At EZ Cesspool we are family owned and operated and fully licensed drain cleaning service. We offer 24 hour fully licensed emergency service cesspool service throughout Suffolk County in Stony Brook, NY.

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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 Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. Begun in the colonial era as an agricultural enclave, the hamlet experienced growth first as a resort town and then to its current state as one of Long Island’s major tourist towns and centers of education. Despite being referred to as a village by residents and tourists alike, Stony Brook has never been legally incorporated by the state. The population was 13,740 at the 2010 census.

Stony Brook was first settled in the late 17th century. It was originally known by the native name Wopowog and then as Stoney Brook, with both names likely referring to the interconnected bodies of water at the hamlet’s western edge. It began as a satellite community of adjacent Setauket, New York, the Town of Brookhaven’s first settlement, and its land was included in the initial 1655 purchase from the native Setalcott tribe.

The Three Village Inn, housed in the c.1751 Richard Hallock home

A gristmill was built in 1699 on the water body now known as the Mill Pond. The current structure, which replaced the original in 1751, ground grain into the 1940s and has since been repurposed for public tours. For religious services and education, the hamlet’s original residents had to attend institutions in the neighboring communities of Setauket and St. James. In the latter half of the 18th century, activity began to shift from the mill area north toward the harbor as new residences, a number of which still stand, were constructed.

Stony Brook was a remote area through the 18th century aside for a modest amount of commerce near the mill at the intersection of Main Street and Harbor Road. The community’s development was stalled by its poorly accessible harbor relative to nearby Setauket and Port Jefferson. In the 1840s, local painter William Sidney Mount led a call for the harbor’s dredging. This was completed twice, but after the harbor filled in both times the effort was abandoned. Lacking the resources of its neighboring harbor settlements, Stony Brook based its economy on agriculture and the cordwood industry.

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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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