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Your local septic system experts in Birkdale

Express Wastewater is your best solution when you are looking for a top quality, long lasting septic system in Birkdale. Whilst other plumbers may do several septic systems a year, that's all we do. We are installing, maintaining and repairing septic tanks every week. Our expert plumbers can help you decide on the best septic tank system for your home wastewater needs.

From soil perc testing to installation and maintenance of the septic system, you can count on us for high-quality services at great prices. Book our services today.

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Free Septic System Consultation

Choosing a septic system can be daunting. That’s why our experts offer a free initial phone consultation and no-obligation quote to make the process easier for you. We are happy to answer any questions you may have and can also arrange an on-site assessment of your property to help work out which is the right septic system for your home or business. If you already have a septic system and you are facing problems, we can inspect it and recommend if the leach field or tank needs repairs or maintenance.

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Septic systems services we provide in Birkdale

We provide complete services for septic systems including:

Septic System Specialists Birkdale

An important part of a septic tank, and often the main cause for future issues, is the septic trench. When you say septic trenches, most plumbers still think of the old slotted 90mm pipe and that is what you will most likely be quoted on when you ask for a septic tank system from your plumber. In some situations these trenches work fine and will have a good long lifespan. However, in our experience, if they are not installed in the correct situation they can be a nightmare. The original couple of hundred dollars that you may have saved on installation by using these pipes can end up costing you thousands when you have to dig up and replace the trenches.

The main problems with slotted pipe for septic trenches are:

  1. Roots – As you can imagine the effluent that is traveling through this slotted pipe is great source of food for tree and plant roots and the slots in the pipe allow roots to quickly take hold as there is nothing keeping them out. Because of the slots even if you get the drains cleared regularly, they will just come straight back.
  2. Crushing – when you have one of our plumbers out ask to feel some slotted 90mm pipe, it has a very thin wall which can easily be crushed under the ground.
  3. Dirt – once again because of the small diameter and the slots in the pipe if dirt falls through it may fill the pipe and block it up. Once again, once this process starts it is very hard to stop.
  4. Build-up of septic waste – the calcification that occurs in a septic tank can also block up these type of trenches as it sits in the pipe and hardens.

At Express, unless stated otherwise on a plan or the preference of a customer we will always install the 450mm jumbo trench pipes. Because we do these jobs every day we can install these often at a more cost effective price than our competitors, even when they use the cheaper alternative.

Why not check us out for yourself, we can offer you some great advice over the phone or come out and inspect your trenches to come up with the best plan to fix your septic tank problem properly.

Septic Tank Maintenance Birkdale

Septic tanks need to be pumped out by a sewage disposal professional to remove the build up of sludge every 3-5 years, and if you have high water usage the frequency might increase to every 1-2 years. (Unfortunately, we don't offer septic tank pump out services.)

Routine maintenance also reduces the chance of breakdowns and keeps the system running smoothly. Our team can take care of the servicing and maintenance to ensure the septic system remains in excellent condition for decades to come.

In addition, councils also require septic systems to be serviced regularly. We can help you fulfil your responsibility by setting up a servicing schedule for you. We will notify you when your service is due and organise a visit at a time suitable for you.

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For the very best in septic systems in South-East Queensland, contact our wastewater team on 1300 722 517 , or complete a booking form today.


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Why Use Express Wastewater Solutions?


    Because we are not a manufacturer and not tied to one particular system we can always offer the best solution for your wastewater needs.


    Because we do this every day we have developed a close knit expert team for every step of the process – from plans and council paperwork to excavations, electrical and plumbing. We handle it all to make the whole process as stress free and quick as possible.


    Most people have never installed a home sewerage treatment plant and don’t know the next step, that is why we offer a free 30 minute phone consult with one of our experts to point you in the right direction.


    We handle your wastewater installation from start to finish we can deal with all the trades, council everything so you don’t have to worry about a thing.


    Have peace of mind knowing that Express are licensed, insured professionals that will do your job right the first time.


    Not sure what system is right for you, or want to know if your system is working properly? Just give one of our friendly wastewater experts a call and they will be more than happy to help.


    We will always look to repair your system rather than replace it if it does not need to be, which will generally save large amounts of money sometimes up to and over $10,000.

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