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Excludes Inspection Services



  1. Can you provide in detail what your service includes?
  2. Does your company charge to do any digging to access my tank?
  3. How many lids can I expect your company to dig up and open up on my septic tank?
  4. If my tank is larger than 1,000 gallon capacity is there an additional charge for pumping and/or disposal?
  5. How many chambers/compartments will your company empty out of my tank? (Hint: If you reside in NC, the answer should almost always be 2! This means 2 lids will have to be open/uncovered.
  6. Will your technicians remove all of the black sludge from the bottom of my tank? If the answer is no, then ask why! (We'll give you a little hint – if anyone tells you the good bacteria needs to be left in the bottom of your tank - be very cautious!
  7. Will I be charged additional fees if the solid/sludge accumulation is over any certain amount or extra thick?
  8. If additional hose(s) is required is there an additional fee?
  9. Will I be charged with anything additional for disposal?
  10. Will I be charged with a dispatching or arrival fee?
  11. Will I be charged with an environmental/energy fee?
  12. Will I be charged with a fuel surcharge fee?
  13. Will your technicians clean up after themselves before leaving my property?
  14. Is your company locally owned?
  15. Does your company subcontract any of the work and if so what is the name of the company who will be working on my property?

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Before contacting a Septic, Sewer, or Plumbing company check out this list of helpful questions to ask below:

1st Choice Service, Inc.

3674 Eaker Rd.

Cherryville, NC 28021

Main Office

(704) 447-5500

Grease Division

Septic Pumping, Installs, & Repairs

Point-of-Sale Septic Inspections

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