Yes. Herb Shaw Sanitation Services is fully insured and licensed. It’s important to us to have an extra layer of protection and give all of our customers peace of mind with every job.

Herb Shaw is compliant with all state and local waste health codes and makes sure to use the safest and healthiest methods.

If an unexpected failure arises, Herb Shaw has your back! We understand that emergency situations can happen, which is why we offer our services any day or time when you need us the most.

We currently serve the Southern Litchfield County and Northern New Haven County. If you are not directly within these counties but close, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to help you with any questions.

You can check the original drawings of your home or simply check your yard for lids and manhole covers. It’s possible that it’s hidden, which in this case, give us a call and we can find it for you.

There are several types of septic systems, and the one best suited for you will depend on your household size, soil type, weather conditions, landscape, lot size, proximity to water sources and local regulations. The best thing to do is give us a call to schedule an inspection and our professional team can advise you.

All septic tank system need proper maintenance to protect your environment and extend the life of your system. Proper maintenance comes down to four main elements. Regular inspections and pumping, using water efficiently, proper waste disposal, and protecting your drainfield. For a more thorough guide on how to maintain your system, feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to answer all of your questions.

Using septic systems to manage wastewater can have public, environmental, and economic benefits — especially in small communities. They reduce the risk of disease transmission, recharges groundwater, removes pollution from surface water, and can help reduce energy costs.

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