Prepping for a Septic Tank Installation

Septic Tank Installation

Is your trusty old septic tank on the way out? Or maybe you are building a new home and need to install a tank.

No matter the scenario, it's important to understand and consider the entire process when you are in the market for a septic tank installation. Here are a couple of the most important things to keep in mind and consider.

First, Find Your Professionals

The first step is the most important. You need to find a knowledgeable professional to help you through the buying and installation process. They will help you decide what size septic tank you need, as well as the other considerations you need to consider. They will also work with you to set a reasonable schedule for the project.

Second, Find Your Location

If you are replacing an existing septic tank, this is likely less of a concern. You just need to make sure you know where all the old pieces are located. But if you are starting fresh, it is important to consider where on your property the tank will sit. It is important to understand how much space the system will take, and where it needs to be.

Once you know the location the tank will be installed, you need to make sure it is clear and easily accessible so that it is ready for your installation professionals.

Third, Get Your Permits

It’s important to make sure you have all the necessary permits before installation day. Your installation professional can help you out with this. The exact permit needs will differ depending on your location and the type of the project.

Last But Not Least, Plan For Maintenance

Maintaining your septic tank will ensure its long life. Proper pumping and care are absolutely critical. Your septic professional can help you learn how to care for it properly. You can also check out our article with tips to keep your tank healthy.