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Pool Cleaning Services Victoria - Sludgebusters

Pool Cleaning Services now available for clients in Ballarat, Bendigo, Castlemaine, Daylesford, Maryborough and St Arnaud areas.

The Sludgebusters team have recently introduced a new cleaning of pools service across all Sludgebusters locations including Ballarat, Bendigo, Castlemaine, Daylesford, Maryborough, and St Arnaud. Swimming pool maintenance is incredibly important for various reasons and having them regularly cleaned is highly recommended. Some of the benefits of regular pool maintenance include: Maintaining pool hardware Balancing... Read more
Hydro Excavation Ballarat - Sludgebusters

Top Quality Hydro Excavation Services For Ballarat Residents

Sludgebusters offer Ballarat residents competitive and industry-leading hydro excavation services that reach a high-quality standard clients will struggle to find elsewhere. Our extensive fleet can handle any job thrown our way – big or small, and our team are only one call away when you need us most. Hydro excavation also known as non-destructive digging... Read more
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The Butler family. An ongoing proud heritage in septic tank cleaning Central Victoria.

The Butler family have been cleaning septic tanks since 1966 in the Newstead/Castlemaine area and recently FR Butler and Sons have made the decision to retire from the business. Greg Butler from Sludgebusters will be taking on the work that FR Butler and Sons were previously doing under the supervision of Greg. Greg started Sludgebusters... Read more
Septic Tank Cleaning Maryborough for Emergency

Emergency Septic Cleaning Service for Maryborough Victoria Residents

Sludgebusters provide a reliable septic tank cleaning service to the Maryborough, Victoria region and are only call away when emergency strikes. This process, also known as desludging, ensures that your septic tanks are performing adequately by uncovering the tank, identifying leaks and cracks, and professionally pumping the waste. Servicing residential and commercial clients, our modern... Read more
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Water tank cleaning in Maryborough – Why it’s so important

Sludgebusters are the local water tank cleaning experts in Maryborough, ensuring our customers have a year-round supply of freshwater for all purposes. When we install a tank we help our clients set up a comprehensive maintenance and cleaning schedule that ensures their tank remains in optimal condition for years to come, but we can also... Read more
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Septic tank pumping for Maryborough residents

Many people get in contact with us to enquire about septic tank pumping in Maryborough, while septic tank cleaning and pumping are terms that are often used by people to mean the same thing, the two terms actually mean slightly different things. Septic tank pumping can be defined as the removal of the water from... Read more
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Emptying septic tanks for Ballarat businesses

The Sludgebusters team support businesses in a range of industries from manufacturers to health care providers, by regularly emptying septic tanks in Ballarat. Sludgebusters serves our commercial clients by creating a regular maintenance schedule that ensures their septic tanks and wastewater systems are operating effectively for their business. Consistently emptying your business’s septic tank is... Read more

Simple ways to have an efficient septic tank

The function of a septic tank is quite simple, capture the sludge/solids from wastewater that enters it, and allow any wastewater to pass through it. Bacteria play an important role in breaking down the solids that are captured in the tank. The more effectively your bacteria breakdown the solids, the more efficient your tank will operate. It... Read more

The Science behind Septic Tank Cleaning

To have your septic tank working at full efficiency you need to keep the conditions right for the bacteria in the septic tank to be able to break down the solids contained in the waste water. To keep bacteria at a working range, waste water in the tank needs to be at an acidity level or pH... Read more

How septic tanks work

Septic tank systems are designed to treat wastewater that is generated in households. Generally, all water from sink,s baths, showers, washing machines and toilets all drain into a single pipe that leads to the septic tank which is buried outside. When the wastewater enters the septic tank, the tank captures any solids in the waste and... Read more
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