Septic Inspection

Did you know that a well-maintained septic system is crucial for proper wastewater management and protecting your family's health? At WIN Home Inspection, our thorough Septic Inspection examines your home's septic system and its components. In most areas, our inspectors utilize a dye-and-load test to ensure your septic system functions optimally and to detect any potential issues promptly.


Of U.S. households depend on septic systems.

1 to 3 Years

Your septic system needs an inspection.

Avoidable Reasons

Most septic system failures are due to avoidable reasons like overloading and poor maintenance.

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Prevent Sewage Overflows and System Failure

Septic tanks should be inspected every 1 to 3 years to keep the tank in good condition and protect against sewage backups and system failure.

Why Get a Septic Inspection with WIN?

A Septic Inspection can help you identify hidden dangers that go unnoticed in your home’s septic system. Many homeowners are unaware of potential septic problems and their unintended health risks. At WIN, we help you identify potential issues early, allowing you to take proactive steps and protect your home and family from costly disasters.

Benefits of Septic Inspection

Detect Problems Early: Detect potential septic system issues before they escalate into costly repairs or serious health hazards.
Protect Your Health: Safeguard your family's health by identifying and addressing septic problems that may lead to contamination, exposure to diseases, and other health risks.
Save Money: Avoid costly septic system failures and repairs by proactively identifying and resolving issues early.

How Does a Septic Inspection Work?

At WIN, we are skilled and trained to detect potential issues with your septic system throughout the inspection process. Some WIN home inspectors will perform a full inspection rather than a dye-and-load test, please contact your local inspector regarding Septic Inspections in your area.

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Locate the Septic Tank

First, we’ll need to locate the septic tank and assess the surrounding area.



Conduct the Dye-and-Load Test



Analyze the Test Results



Receive a Detailed Report


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WIN Home Inspection Reviews

WIN Home Inspection is a great home inspection company. They are very thorough, reasonably priced, and quick to respond to any and all of your questions and needs. They do sewer/septic scopes if you need that done. Overall a great company and would definitely... Read More

Karri N.

WIN is full service! One inspector can do Septic, well, and a general home inspection!! Very thorough, and efficient! They treat my clients just as I do!!

Sharon D.

Great home inspection. Friendly and professional staff. They informed us what needed to be fixed on the home and maintenance we would need in the future. They were in time and answered all our questions thoroughly. I would highly recommend them for any home... Read More

Ashley A.

WIN Home Inspection is a great home inspection company. They are very thorough, reasonably priced, and quick to respond to any and all of your questions and needs. They do sewer/septic scopes if you need that done. Overall a great company and would definitely... Read More

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A Septic Inspection is essential to assess the condition and functionality of the septic system as well as helps you avoid purchasing a home with potential septic problems that could lead to costly repairs.
Neglecting a Septic Inspection can expose you to potential risks such as cracks, holes, or deterioration of the septic tank as well as sinking water levels in the tank, all of which can be costly to repair.
A Septic Inspection typically takes one hour to complete.
As a homeowner, it's crucial to schedule a Septic Inspection every one to three years to maintain the system's optimal performance and detect any potential issues early on.
A Septic Inspection offers peace of mind, identifying any defects or malfunctions that may compromise the septic system's functionality. Early detection enables you to take proactive steps to enhance your home’s value, protect your family’s health and safety, and avoid costly repairs.
A Septic Inspection can detect various issues, including leaks, blockages, and improper operation of the system.
Getting a Septic Inspection before selling your home enhances your credibility as a seller and helps you avoid potential disputes with buyers. The inspection report provides transparency, enabling you to negotiate confidently on price and terms.
The responsibility for paying for the septic inspection depends on the buyer-seller agreements. Generally, the buyer covers the cost, but it may vary based on the specific arrangement.
If the septic inspection reveals issues, as a seller, you can address them proactively before listing your home or negotiating with the buyer. As a buyer, you can decide to bring up any issues with the seller before closing on the house or choose to budget and address the repairs after closing. As a homeowner, it’s imperative that you address septic system issues promptly to avoid further damage and prevent sewage backage, system failure, and exposure to bacteria. For any necessary actions, seek advice from professional experts specialized in septic system maintenance and repair.