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How to Prepare for a Septic Tank Inspection

How long has it been since your last septic tank inspection? Do you think you’re ready? As a homeowner with a septic system, it’s vital that you have regular inspections. This will ensure everything is running smoothly, that you catch problems early, and that you prevent the need for costly repairs. If you haven’t had your system inspected in a while, it’s probably time to call a septic service company. Not only should you set up an appointment, but you should take steps now to ensure that your inspection happens without a hitch. Taking just a few minor steps prior to your appointment will make it go faster and potentially save you money. Here’s what you should do to prepare for your septic tank inspection.

1. Find the Plans for Your Septic Tank

You can do a lot to help your septic contractor by having a copy of your septic tank site plan. While it will be necessary to locate your tank, you can often save a lot of time and money by having the plan available.

2. Ensure Easy Access to Your Tank

While you should never store stuff on or around your septic tank cover, it can sometimes become difficult to reach due to new growth on your property. Take the extra time to clear obstructive brush away, so that your septic contractor can access the system for the inspection,septic tank pumping, or to make any needed septic repairs.

3. Prepare a List of Issues to Discuss

When your septic contractor comes for the inspection, it’s the perfect time to discuss any issues you’ve noticed with your system. Make a list of items you want to discuss specifically. It can include slow draining, weird sounds, or potential problems with the drain field. Making a list of concerns to discuss ahead of time ensures you won’t forget anything important. It also provides your septic specialist with good information about your system.

Make an Appointment for Your Septic Tank Inspection Today!

Now that you know how to prepare for your septic tank inspection, it’s time to call a reliable company to perform it. Evergreen On Site is the perfect place to start. We offer a wide variety of services, including septic tank inspections, pumping, repairs, and septic tank installation. Take a look at our website for more information about our company or schedule an appointment by calling (425) 276-7775 today.

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