The importance of having your septic tank surveyed for the sale or purchase of a house.
The majority of homebuyers solicitors dealing with a house purchase will advise you to obtain a septic tank survey. The idea behind this is to protect you as the new homeowner from unwanted problems and help with the understanding of what you are taking on as the new homeowner.
How important is a septic tank home buyers survey?
It’s very hard to get an understanding of the particular sewage system you are going to be responsible for without having a full home buyers survey. The reason behind this s the drains and tank are all located underground and not visual. There is also many regulations that apply to septic tanks and their positions. If you don’t understand what system you have and how it functions then as the new home owner it could become very expensive to update or replace should the system you take on be non-compliant.
What will a septic tank drainage survey tell me?
If you were to obtain a Willpower Environmental septic tank home buyers drainage survey then you will obtain a full understanding of the underground system you are going to be responsible for.
What is included in a septic tank home buyers drainage survey ?
- 1. A full site diagram with tank location
- 2. Measurements of the tank to ensure the tank size is sufficient
- 3. Checks to ensure the tank meets regulations
- 4. Full condition report showing the tank structure and working condition
- 5. Any work recommendations including costs involved
- 6. Tank damage report which may show problems
For further details visit www.willpowerenvironmental.com or call our specialists on 0330 333 8178 option 2.