When comparing costs of septic systems, it’s important to consider more than the cost of equipment and its installation. Other costs can more than double an initial system investment. After considering how long the treatment and dispersal systems will last, maintenance and operating costs, and how much land area is needed, your decision on what makes the most economic sense may change.
On the following pages is a full picture of what to expect in total costs for buying, operating, and replacing a septic system, including the hidden costs homeowners often overlook. It’s important to understand as much as possible so you can help professionals find a solution that best fits your needs.