Residential Use Septic Systems
When choosing a sewage treatment system or septic system for your home, you want to make the right decisions from the beginning. Choosing the right system will help maintain the value of your property, ensure the safety of your family and pets, and provide worry-free functionality.
Remember, you’re in charge! This is your home and your land. It’s also a big investment. Typical systems can run anywhere between $12,000 and $21,000 and can sometimes exceed $30,000. Before investing this kind of money, you should know all of your options.
With our free Septic System Buyer’s Guide, you’ll be better prepared to make an informed decision when choosing your new wastewater treatment system — before you settle on a design that will determine your home placement and landscaping.
You’ll discover five things that every homeowner must know before installing a new wastewater or septic system, whether you’re building a new home or replacing an old system.
- ANALYSIS. In most states, a professional soils report is needed before you begin.
- RESEARCH. Know your options by understanding the types of septic systems and their costs.
- PLAN. The amount of space you have available for a septic system will determine landscaping considerations.
- SAFETY. Understand safety concerns and how you can keep your family, pets, wildlife, and neighbors safe.
- APPROVAL. Get a septic system inspected or permitted before you buy a house or property to build upon.