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Licensed Septic System Inspection in Northern Alabama

Septic Tank Inspections

Economy Septic Tank Service is a company that provides septic tank cleaning and maintenance services to homeowners and businesses. We specialize in the inspection, septic pumping, and septic maintenance of septic tanks to ensure they are functioning properly and efficiently. A septic tank inspection is a critical component of their services, as it allows us to assess the condition of the tank and identify any potential problems.

During a septic tank inspection, Economy Septic Tank Service will examine the tank and its components, including the inlet and outlet pipes, the distribution box, and the drain field. We will also check for signs of leaks, clogs, and other issues that may be affecting the tank’s performance. If any problems are found, Economy Septic Tank Service will provide recommendations for repairs or upgrades to the homeowner or business.

Benefits of Having Your Septic System Inspected

The benefits of regular septic tank inspections by Economy Septic Tank Service include a longer lifespan for the tank, reduced likelihood of septic tank failure, and reduced risk of environmental damage. Regular inspections also help to keep the septic system operating efficiently and cost-effectively, reducing the risk of costly repairs or replacements down the road.

How often should your septic system be inspected? Most homeowners and business owners may not even be aware that your septic system should be inspected, our professional septic system technicians at Economy Septic Tank Service recommend annual inspections as part of your regular maintenance plan. 

As a leader in septic system services for Northern Alabama, our septic technicians at Economy Septic Tank Service understand the importance of a properly functioning septic system. We have nearly 50 years of experience working with a variety of septic systems and home and business owners and are here to help you create a proper maintenance plan to ensure the long-lasting durability of your septic system.

Man providing septic tank maintenance service

What Is a Septic System Inspection?

While there are certain preventative measures you can take with your septic system to ensure proper care and septic maintenance, having our technicians perform regular annual inspections is one of the surest ways to prevent any long-term issues or costly repairs. 

At Economy Septic Tank Service in Northern Alabama, we use the latest technology and inspection procedures during every appointment. We recommend that the annual inspection is performed on the same day or shortly after having your septic tank pumped because we are able to see if the system is working correctly and notice any potential problems that may arise in the future. 

If you haven’t scheduled a routine septic tank maintenance appointment or our technicians haven’t created your personalized maintenance schedule, let’s start with an inspection to ensure there aren’t any current issues. During the appointment, our technicians will create a schedule for regular maintenance on your septic system, including your annual inspection, to help you avoid any surprises or emergency situations.

Common Septic Tank Inspection FAQs

What is a septic tank inspection and why is it important?

A septic tank inspection is a thorough examination of your septic system to ensure it is functioning properly and to identify any potential problems. It is important because a malfunctioning septic system can lead to health hazards, environmental pollution, and costly repairs.

How often should I have my septic tank inspected?

It is recommended that you have your septic tank inspected at least every three years. However, the frequency of inspection may depend on factors such as the size of your household, the amount of wastewater generated, and the age and condition of your septic system.

What does a septic tank inspection involve?

A septic tank inspection typically involves checking the levels of the tank, inspecting the inlet and outlet pipes, assessing the condition of the tank and its components, and performing a dye test to check for leaks.

How long does a septic tank inspection take?

The duration of a septic tank inspection depends on the size and complexity of your system, but it usually takes a few hours to complete.

Can I inspect my own septic tank?

It is not recommended that you inspect your own septic tank as it can be dangerous and you may not have the necessary equipment or expertise to perform a thorough inspection.

What are the signs that my septic tank needs to be inspected?

Signs that your septic tank may need to be inspected include slow drains, foul odors, standing water or wet spots near the drain field, gurgling sounds in the plumbing system, and sewage backups.

What happens if I don't have my septic tank inspected regularly?

If you don’t have your septic tank inspected regularly, you may miss signs of problems that can lead to costly repairs or even system failure. Neglecting to maintain your septic system can also result in health hazards and environmental pollution.

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Schedule Your Septic System Inspection Today

Preventative measures and routine maintenance are simple steps you can take to ensure the longevity and durability of your home or business’s septic system. As a preventative measure, an annual septic tank inspection helps homeowners and business owners avoid expensive repairs. 

If it’s been more than a year since your septic system was inspected, contact our professional technicians at Economy Septic Tank Service in Northern Alabama. We provide industry-leading services to customers throughout the area, including the counties of: 

With over 50 years of experience in septic systems, you can rest assured that when you work with our professional technicians at Economy Septic Tank Service, you’ll receive the highest quality service with respect and upfront pricing. We understand the ins-and-outs of residential and commercial septic systems, and are here to help ensure that yours is properly functioning for years to come. 

Contact us online or give us a call at 256-435-1086 to schedule your septic system inspection today. 

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