We source from the home-owner and the health departments all pertinent records associated with the on-site septic system. After reviewing, we are now ready to inspect.
95% of all the inspections are hand-dug. We use tarps and take care of the lawn and put it back the way we found it. Most people don't realize there are 3-4 covers to expose. Typical on-site time is 2-3 hours.
Access into the house is required. The inspector needs to answer 5 questions on the form that involve the house, floor plan, sewer line, etc. Some health departments require a detailed floor plan.
We do a comprehensive evaluation of your system based on the Massachusetts DEP Title 5 form and any additional regulations locally. It is a 17-page report, including a sketch with measurements to all components.
The four outcomes for a Title 5 Inspection are:
For each of these outcomes, our team can guide you towards getting your real-estate transfer done on time. We have many resources available to help you get through.
For those who have just sold their homes and are in need of a fast-tracked septic inspections, we offer a 48-hour rush service to inspect your system and issue a report.
Typical lead-times are 1 to 2 weeks. Contact us by phone, text, Email or Facebook. We offer Saturday hours for those in a time-crunch.