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How to Learn More about a Septic Tank

Whether you have concerns about your current septic system or you are moving into a property that already has a tank installed, it is always a good idea to learn more about it. While it may be difficult to tell whether or not a septic system is in great shape at a glance, there are fortunately a few things you can do to learn more about it. Of course, the team at Freedom Septic Service is always here to help, but here are a few additional suggestions.

If you are moving into a home a want to learn more about the system, you can contact the pumping service that worked on the tank to look up its record. The record should provide you with some details about the state of the system and what type of work has been done to it.

You may also be able to learn more about a septic system’s history by calling the county health department. This is particularly true is the home you are purchasing was built in the last few decades, because they may have a permit on file for the tank. This permit can tell you some information like the size of the tank and the drain field, and the office may also be able to let you know if there have been any code violations involving the tank.

Of course, if the tank is yours and you believe it is not working correctly, don’t waste another second before calling the team at Freedom Septic Service!

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