Proper septic system analysis is important because even some degree of failure can be expensive to rectify, occupants of the home may not be aware of existing underground problems. The best method of accurately inspecting a system is to arrange for a licensed septic company to inspect the system. This commonly includes simultaneously pumping the septic tank and inspecting the system. Some companies may include underground cameras or the introduction of water to the system. Be aware that partial inspections conducted by home inspectors without a septic license can be misleading and inaccurate.
Looking for a Septic Company? Consider starting with the company that currently services the system for pumping or visit Tiger’s Contractor Database for listings.
In preparation for your septic inspection you should visit the local sanitarian’s office to review the history of the system.