Inspecting a Septic System
A Septic System Inspection includes pumping out and visually inspecting the septic tank and distribution box, sketching the location of these components, and recommending a maintenance scheule.
Septic System Inspection Requirements. Explains why and when Septic System Inspections are required.
A Typical Septic System Inspection. Lists each Septic System Component inspected, and what observations are noted about those system components. Use the Septic Advisor Tool - Find Local Septic Pros to find a Septic System Inspector in your area.
Written Septic System Inspection Report. Lists the critical facts that should be included in a written inspection report.
Signs of Surcharing. Is the Septic System adequately handling the wastewater discharged to the system ?
Inspection - Pumping. The septic pumping company notes visible septic tank conditions, as well as characteristics of wastewater contained in the tank. Use the Septic Advisor Tool - Find Local Septic Pros to find a septic system pumping company in your area.
Inspection - Reliability. The Inspection summarizes system conditions which are readily seen without damaging system components. The septic system inspection does not warranty future system performance.
Use the Septic Advisor Tool - Find Local Septic Pros to locate Septic System Inspectors and Pumpers in your area. Find a detailed explanation of this tool at Find Local Septic Companies.