DICK DELANEY HOME INSPECTIONS LLC, SEWAGE SYSTEM INSPECTION
Only an experienced individual can properly inspect and evaluate the sewer system of the home you are considering purchasing.
A sewer inspection should be a mandatory part of your house inspection checklist. When considering what inspections to get when buying a house, do not overlook the sewer line. In fact, getting a sewer inspection is one of the most important home inspection tips for first-time buyers.
FUNCTION OF THE SEPTIC TANK
While relatively simple in construction and operation, the septic tank provides a number of important functions through a complex interaction of physical and biological processes. The essential functions of the septic tank are to: receive all waste-water from the house separate solids from the waste-water flow cause reduction and decomposition of accumulated solids provide storage for the separated solids (sludge and scum) pass the clarified waste-water (effluent) out to the drain field for final treatment and disposal.