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Frequently Asked Questions about Septic Services

Below are some common questions asked by homeowners who have septic systems in the mid-Vancouver Island North area. If you have more questions or want to schedule septic pumping or maintenance services, contact Able & Ready Septic Tank Services today.

Septic Starter Recipe

This process will help promote bacterial breakdown of solids when there are not enough occupants to produce needed bacterial levels:

  • Purchase One Pound of Frozen Yeast

  • Cut into 8 Equal Pieces. Wrap 7 Individually and Keep in Freezer

  • Thaw 8th Piece Completely; Add 1 Tsp of Sugar and 1 Cup of Warm Water. Allow to Become Frothy

  • Flush Down Toilet; Repeat Monthly

If you still have a question that is not answered here, call us today and we’ll be happy to help.

 Contact us 

Able & Ready Septic Tank Services
1264 21st St, Courtenay

BC, V9N 7B2

250-338-8822 Comox Valley & Area

250-286-1408 Campbell River & Area


Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM 

Weekend: 10:00 – 4:00 PM
Call Us for Emergency Services

 Service area

Comox Valley, Campbell River and surrounding areas.


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