• Ballarat area 03 5333 5121
  • Bendigo area 03 5444 1993
  • Castlemaine 03 5472 3555
  • Daylesford 03 5348 1911
  • Maryborough 03 5461 2975
  • Email greg@sludgebusters.com.au

Sludgebusters Blog

Septic tank cleaning a healthy necessity

February 26, 2018

Did you know that inadequately managed septic tank systems can lead to deadly pathogens contaminating drinking water? That’s why it is important to call on the experienced team from Sludgebusters for septic tank cleaning and system inspection on a regular basis. A recent ABC news report clearly highlighted the fact that contamination is a real…

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Your grease trap cleaning specialists in central Victoria

December 19, 2017

If you run a commercial business such as a restaurant or takeaway food shop, it’s vital to get an approved specialist to carry out grease trap cleaning on a regular basis. This important maintenance job is one you don’t want to put off for another day. Failing to keep to a cleaning schedule can breach…

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Sludgebusters – your septic tank cleaning professionals

October 31, 2017

For many people in rural and regional Victoria, septic tanks are an important part of their household infrastructure. Like any piece of equipment that has to toil constantly, regular septic tank cleaning and maintenance will keep the system working efficiently and help extend its lifespan. So what do you actually know about your domestic septic…

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Specialists in cleaning domestic wastewater treatment systems

August 30, 2017

For wastewater treatment systems to perform effectively, they need to be cleaned regularly by professionals who know what they’re doing. And that’s us – Sludgebusters. Cleaning home wastewater systems is a core part of our business and takes our crews across central Victoria to locations including Bendigo, Maryborough and Ballarat. Removing sludge from septic tanks…

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Blocked septic tank Maryborough

December 10, 2015

If your toilet will not flush properly or  you have a strange smell in your house your septic may be full. Who you gunna call – SLUDGEBUSTERS Sludgebusters is located in Maryborough and have been servicing this region for over 25 years and pride themselves in excellent customer service.    

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Simple ways to have an efficient septic tank

September 25, 2014

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…

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The Science behind Septic Tank Cleaning

August 26, 2014

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…

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How septic tanks work

July 16, 2014

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…

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What do I need to do to get a septic tank clean?

May 16, 2014

Call Sludgebusters to arrange a suitable time for us to complete the clean. We can generally be there on the same day you call to clean your tank. Know the location of your septic tank Know where your septic tank is located before we arrive. If the lid is buried try and expose the lid…

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Who are Sludgebusters?

April 29, 2014

SLUDGEBUSTERS is a family-owned septic tank cleaning business that has been operating for 22 years. The business specialises in cleaning septic tanks and home waste water treatment systems. Sludgebusters also clean grease traps, in commercial kitchens, like restaurants, cafes, takeaway stores, canteens and hotels. Greg Butler of Sludgebusters says that while your septic tank or treatment system only…

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