If you are like most people, you know very little about your septic tank system. It’s understandable. In urban and suburban areas there are sewers provided by the municipality to carry household waste to municipal waste water treatment plants. In most rural areas however, septic tank systems provide the function of both sewers and treatment plants. All household waste is disposed of through the septic system. The proper operation of the septic system is essential to health, property value, and the ecology. Septic Systems Inspections will not only determine the overall health of the system but which type of system your property utilizes.
Maintaining Your Septic System
Did you know that it’s strongly recommended to drain or empty your system at least once every year? This prevents excessive build-up and overflow. We can inspect the property and determine if your system needs to be emptied.
An improperly maintained or overflowed system can cause some very, very unwanted conditions. So needless to say, it’s very important to know the condition of your future home’s septic system. Not only can it cost $20,000 or more to replace but living in a hotel until it’s done can be uncomfortable to say the least.
So what are we getting at? We’re saying that it’s vital to know your home BEFORE it’s purchased – especially if you have septic system. We will inspect your system and ensure it is not only safe but empty before you buy – ensuring you are safe for the next year.