Septic tank repair, installation and maintenance in Essex
The UKDP team works throughout Essex and the surrounding areas, and we appreciate that there are a number of more rural areas where properties aren’t able to connect to a main sewer.
These properties will typically have their own self contained drainage system, such as a septic tank, soakaway, cesspit or sewage treatment plant.
Are you having septic tank or soakaway problems in Essex?
Nasty niffs coming from your septic tank? Toilets taking longer to flush than usual?
If you’re starting to have some problems with the septic tank or soakaway at your property, you might be wondering whether it is in need of repair or replacement.
It is possible that some problems with your septic tank can be resolved quickly and easily – for example, by emptying the tank if it is overflowing. Firstly, check out our guide on what to do if your septic tank is overflowing, hopefully the problem can be sorted out easily.
If getting the septic tank emptied doesn’t get rid of the problem, then it’s important to get a septic tank inspection carried out as soon as possible. A full inspection will tell you exactly what the problem is, and most importantly what needs to be done to put it right.
The good news is that the costs to repair or replace your septic tank might be covered by your existing buildings insurance – and we can look after everything for you. We are the only UK specialists in managing insurance claims for damaged septic tanks, and are authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority for claims handling.
From registering a claim all the way through to getting any works undertaken, we manage everything on your behalf. The only cost to you is any excess due on your policy.
We make sure that our customers don’t have to pay out for costs that they have already paid an insurer to cover, so call our team today to find out more, or watch our video about how we manage a claim below.
Are you looking to install a septic tank in Essex, or does your current septic tank need a little TLC?
Whether you are installing a drainage system at a new property, or replacing an existing septic tank, we can help. There is a lot of legislation around the correct installation of septic tanks and soakaways, and our specialist team at UKDP can manage everything for you.
If you have a septic tank and simply want to make sure that it is ticking along as it should be, ask us about our Septic Tank Health Check – think of it as an MOT for your septic tank. It’s a great way to reduce the possibility of future problems with your septic tank and soakaway.
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What our clients say
Friendly, helpful and most importantly punctual with responses to questions. We felt comfortable at all times that our situation was being well managed."
Mr W, East Grinstead
I was referred to UKDP by the drainage contractor I approached to get a quote for repairing my septic tank. UKDP undertook a survey of drainage system and septic tank and followed through the subsequent claim with my insurers, keeping me informed at all times. Despite my insurance company initially repudiating my claim, UKDP persevered to a successful conclusion, even obtaining compensation for me from the insurance company. Had I been dealing with my insurance company direct, without the specialist knowledge of UKDP, I doubt if I would have reached a successful outcome. Thank you UKDP for your first class service and the professionalism and courteousness of all your staff."
Mr C, Suffolk
You guys are fabulous and amazingly wonderful! Thank you so much!"
Mrs B, Kent
We would like to thank UKDP for all of the support given throughout our claim, with a special mention to James. James in particular seemed to ‘go the extra mile’ in making sure the best outcome was achieved. James was always very professional throughout, but it was his approach to making sure we were satisfied as customers that made the difference."
Mr B, Suffolk
UKDP have, from my first contact with them, been very helpful, informative and re-assuring even when all hope seemed lost for a favourable outcome. Their in-depth knowledge and sheer determination made our claim possible where I feel sure most companies would have given up! All of the company’s representatives I have dealt with in person or on the telephone have been so friendly I’m going to almost miss talking to them. I really cannot sing their praises enough and would recommend them to anyone in need of their help."
Mrs P, Essex
A very big thank-you to you all at UKDP. We were very impressed with how our claim was handled, we would never have coped with this ourselves. A special thanks to James who worked very hard with our difficult case, he was always kind, considerate, very punctual and made us feel at ease all of the time."
Mr & Mrs P, Stowmarket
"Thank you so much Rob, once again, for your fantastic work on my behalf. I am so incredibly grateful to you, and you have been amazing keeping me updated and persevering under very trying circumstances. I felt very confident with you in my corner, and I congratulate you on a successful conclusion.
Thank you again for all your efforts – you’ve been an absolute star!""
Mrs P, Kent
Thank-you Amber for all your help with our insurance claim.Thanks to you we now have a new septic tank and all those lingering smells have been eradicated. UKDP have been fantastic."
Mrs K, Essex
Once in place, the claim went through very smoothly, taking the pressure off us at a stressful time due to my husband’s unexpected heart attack."
Mrs S, Suffolk
Amber - many thanks for making this process so painless for me. You have been incredibly efficient and professional throughout, this is rare and highly valued. Do share this fan mail with your boss."
Mrs C, Kent