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Keep Your Septic System in Check: Professional Inspections

As arguably one of the most important components of your home, your septic system can run smoothly for years to come if you give it the appropriate attention. Maintenance is a crucial element that will not only extend the lifespan of your system but save you money in the long run.

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Reasons You May Need a Residential or Commercial Septic Inspection

Step 1: You’re buying or selling a home

During the sale or purchase of real estate, a septic inspection is a critical part that can make or
break a deal depending on the condition of the system. Whether you’re a buyer or seller, it’s
beneficial to reach out to a septic company if you’re even contemplating moving into a new home or selling your own.

Step 2: You’re a real estate agents and need a good company as a trusted partner

Whether you focus primarily on buyers or sellers, having a trustworthy and reliable company to perform your real estate septic inspections in and near Lakeland will make the entire process run smoother. We’ve been working closely with real estate agents all around the Lakeland area and beyond.

Step 3: There have been issues with your tank or system

If you’ve experienced issues with your system lately, call us to come take a look. Delaying a much needed inspection can result in massive costs and extensive repairs.

Issues to watch for:

• Pooling water
• Slow draining from sinks, toilets, tubs, and showers
• Sewage backup
• Foul odors
• Septic tank filling quickly

Step 4: Make it a part of your regular septic maintenance

The key to a system running optimally and lasting a long time is proper maintenance by licensed septic inspector. A septic tank inspection is just one way to make sure no underlying problems creep up on you unexpectedly.

Step 5: You have an emergency

If only it was possible to schedule septic issues! Many of our customers experience problems at odd hours of the day or night. When these issues can’t wait, Septic & Drainfield Depot is here to take your emergency calls 24/7.

Step 6: There are plans for construction

Have plans to make an addition to your home or commercial property? Making these kinds of additions without properly inspecting if your septic system can handle the increased load could turn out to be a costly mistake.

What Will a Septic Tank Inspector Do During the Inspection?

One thing to note, is that there are generally two different types of inspections — visual and full. A home inspection company can generally do visual inspections, which simply involve running the water in your home and checking for proper draining.

When you need more than a simple walk through and visualization of your system, that’s where we come in.

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Septic & Drainfield depot follows all standards outlined by the state of Florida and will provide you with a detailed report upon completion.

How Often Should a Septic Tank Inspection Be Performed?

It’s a good idea to at least have your system visually inspected annually, but it is recommended that a full septic inspection be performed at least every three years. Businesses may need more frequent inspections depending on how much waste they process. If you’re a business or commercial property owner, speak to one of our septic professionals about how frequently you need a septic inspection in & near Lakeland.

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Precautions for Home and Property Owners

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will the septic inspection take?

Time will vary depending on the complexity of the septic inspection and the technician’s findings, but you can expect anywhere from 45 minutes to a few hours.

Who should perform the septic system inspection?

Only a licensed septic inspector should perform your septic system inspection as they are the most qualified and skilled individuals in the industry. Home inspectors are NOT qualified for this job.

Do I need to be home for the septic tank inspection?

Because we will need access to your home to check drainage, we recommend being home while the inspector is around. You’ll also be able to see anything that isn’t functioning properly if you are present.

Will you be able to find my septic tank?

Even if it’s not obvious where the tank is located, our professionals have equipment that helps us locate the septic tank and drain field.

How to Schedule a Septic Inspection Near Me?


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Fully Licensed Septic Tank Inspections In & Near Lakeland, FL

Whether your home or business requires a septic tank inspection, Septic & Drainfield depot is fully licensed and insured in the state of Florida to perform even the toughest jobs. With around the clock service, we will happily be the first ones to respond to any call. Our technicians are held to the highest standards of integrity and excellence, so you never need to worry about a thing! Call us today for a free estimate.