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Septic Inspections for Real Estate in Indianapolis, Indiana

Septic Inspections

Septic System Tips for Home Sellers

While it is not the responsibility of the home seller to provide inspection, a failing septic system is a condition no one, including potential buyers, wants to see. We at Knox Septic & Sewer Service suggest some easy-to-follow steps to prepare for home selling and to pass the inspection:

Prepare Information

By preparing information about your septic system including its age, the location of components, type of components and history of service and repairs, you can avoid worst-case guesses and unnecessary warnings to a buyer. Provide the most accurate information that you can about your septic system.

Professionally Clean Your Tank

There is a lot of maintenance when preparing to sell your home. Cleaning your septic tank should be saved until you have a secure buyer. By waiting until you have a buyer, you will know if there is going to be an inspection of your tank. These inspections have to be done at the same time as a pumping or cleaning of the tank.

Septic System Tips for Home Buyers

Not taking time for septic tank inspections can be one of the most costly mistakes when buying a home. Though it is out of sight, a septic system should never be out of mind as a problem with it could cost you thousands of dollars. 

Initial Walkthroughs

Before contacting Knox Septic & Sewer Service for an inspection, there are a few steps you should take. Talk with the homeowner about the maintenance of the system. You can also make a visual inspection; deep depressions in the ground, standing water and a strong odor are signs of a septic problem.

Scheduling an Inspection

Our team at Knox Septic & Sewer Service is able to determine the condition of the septic system in an inspection. We can also answer any other questions you may have about the septic tank. If you have found the home of your dreams, don’t get stuck with thousands of dollars in septic repairs. Contact Knox Septic & Sewer Service for an inspection today.