1) We always recommend that you have the tank pumped ( you will see why in the following pictures.)
2) Your inspector should locate your tank and then uncover your lid or lids, then measure the depth of soil from ground level to lid.
3) Removal of lid to see level of scum and thickness of scum
a) Ask to have Pictures for your records.
4) Tank is then pumped.
5) We then look inside tank to see if there are any cracks, are baffles intact?
They should then go inside and have the toilets flushed to observe water flow.
6) Next is the field test. Holes are bored in drain field and your inspector should reach down and feel the soil to test the soil. This is done in a minimum of 3 locations. Next a small hole is drilled into 1-2 of the drain tiles and a wire inserted to check for scum if tile can be located. Pictures of all holes will be taken.
7) If there is a basement then they should go inside the basement and check the fixtures inside and see if the connections look tight. Also looking for a water softener, and where it discharges
8) Ask to have all holes covered and look almost like they were never there and a report will then be sent to client complete with Pictures and copy of report from Health Department if there is one on file.