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Septic Pumping & Cleaning Services

At Busschers, no job is too big or too small! Over 65 years of experience have prepared us to handle a wide variety of projects quickly and efficiently. Our top-of-the-line jetter truck is the perfect versatile tool for any application, whether that's residential, commercial, industrial, or agricultural.

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Septic Tank Pumping

Experience hassle-free septic tank pumping with our advanced jetter truck technology. Our high-pressure water jets break down stubborn solids and ensure a thorough clean, promoting optimal system performance and preventing backups. Trust us for reliable septic maintenance that keeps your system flowing smoothly. Available for 24/7 emergency service.

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Grease Trap Cleaning

Our Jetter truck expertise extends to restaurant grease trap cleaning, where we use precision water jets to eliminate built-up fats, oils, and debris. We ensure your grease trap stays in peak condition, preventing clogs and ensuring compliance with regulations. Count on us for a cleaner, more efficient kitchen.

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Hydro Excavating

Our hydro excavating services offer a safer and more accurate way to excavate and uncover without causing damage. Using high-pressure water and vacuum technology, we gently expose utility lines, pipes, and more. Whether for construction, repairs, or installations, our hydro-excavating ensures precision in every dig.

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Catch Basin Cleanup

Our Jetter truck takes the hassle out of catch basin cleanup. With powerful water jets, we swiftly remove debris, leaves, and sediment, preventing blockages and ensuring proper drainage. Trust us to keep your catch basins free-flowing and your property flood-free.

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Sump Pit Clean Out

When it comes to sump pit cleanout, our jetter truck is your solution. We expertly remove accumulated water, sludge, and debris, ensuring your sump pump functions optimally. With our quick and thorough service, your basement remains dry and protected.

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Line Cleaning

Our specialized jetter truck tackles line cleaning with precision. Stubborn clogs and buildup are no match for our high-pressure water jets, which effectively clear pipes and lines of debris. Count on us to restore proper flow and prevent plumbing woes.


Septic Tank Builds & Repairs

Did you know we also professionally install new septic tank systems and repair damaged ones? We are West Michigan's leading septic tank and excavating service provider! Trust us for all your septic tank needs.

  • What is a septic tank and how does it work?
    A septic tank acts as a holding area for waste from a residence or other property and also helps decompose organic waste. Each time you flush the toilet, drain the sink, run a shower, or wash a load of laundry, water and waste material is carried to your septic tank through the sewer line. Once there, heavier materials sink to the bottom, while grease and lighter materials float to the top. As solid materials break down over time, wastewater exits the septic tank and enters the drain field, where it's filtered by the soil before eventually being reabsorbed into the groundwater.
  • What could prevent my septic tank from performing optimally?
    There are a number of reasons for problems with your septic tank. For example, contents can build up and block the inlet to your septic tank if not cleaned regularly. Drain fields can also be clogged by excessive rain, roots, or compacted soil. If you've noticed an issue with your septic system, let the professionals at Busschers take a look. Give us a call to schedule!
  • Why is the grass greener around my septic tank?
    Vibrant green grass around your septic tank area is often a positive sign of a healthy and well-functioning septic system. The reason behind this lush growth is the nutrient-rich water that naturally seeps from the septic tank into the soil. As wastewater breaks down inside the tank, it undergoes a treatment process that separates solids from liquids. The liquids, which contain essential nutrients, are released into the drain field, helping grass grow greener.
  • Why does the snow melt around my septic tank in the winter?
    When you take a hot shower, wash dishes in hot water, etc., that water will eventually end up in your septic tank. In West Michigan, that means we often see the resulting raised temperature melt the snow around your septic tank.
  • I hear gurgling in my sink when I flush the toilet. Is it my septic tank?
    Often, the gurgling you hear is a venting issue or partial clog in your plumbing rather than an issue with your septic tank. However, slow drains, foul odors, and frequent backups can indicate a failing septic system. If you experience gurgling noises from your sink when your toilet flushes, it's a good idea to consult a professional plumber to get to the root of the issue.


Excellent service and quick to respond to a emergency situation. Woke up to a full septic tank this morning and the awesome people at Busschers were able to get me an emergency appointment to get my tank pump that same day. Everyone was great and easy to work with and they did an excellent job! Highly recommend them!

– Scott C

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