Septic Tank Inspections

Septic systems should be inspected every four years in order to prevent any septic emergencies.

Avoid costly repairs. Get your septic tank inspected every four years.

Setting up a routine inspection plan with us is the best way to keep yourself protected from expensive repairs and emergencies.

Because we only do inspections, we won’t upsell you on expensive septic tank replacements. We will use all our experience and skill, providing excellent service and an unbiased inspection for you.. Ball Septic has been Durango trusted local septic service for over 60 years..

A septic tank inspection will tell you if the septic system has been damaged by tree roots or has a major leak. We also check for any cracks in the pipes that could lead to expensive repairs. A properly functioning septic tank is critical to keeping your family healthy and avoiding nasty sewage backups

Around the time of your inspection, you may also need to have your tank pumped if it is near capacity.

What is a septic tank?

Septic systems are made of a septic tank, distribution box, and a leach field. Your septic tank works to digest organic matter and separate floating matter like oil, grease, and solids from wastewater.

When your system is functioning properly the septic tank will discharge liquid to the distribution box to perforated pipes buried in a leach field that then filters the water and releases it into the ground slowly.

Common Symptoms of Septic Tank Problems

  • Puddles above your septic system or drain field. If you see wastewater in this area make sure your pets and family stay away.
  • Greener grass over the septic system or in centralized over one area of your yard.
  • Strong Septic tank odors. If your yard smells of sewage there is likely something wrong with your system.
  • Plumbing backups

If you have any symptoms be sure to contact us for an inspection and service as soon as possible to avoid costly repairs and emergency cleanups in the future.

Schedule Inspection right away to avoid costly repairs.


About this Process

We care about your time and system.

  • We’ll locate your tank quickly
  • Then we’ll inspect the full system, making sure every detail is working properly
  • Finally, we’ll fully clean up and move out.

We’ll use every tool in our belt to make this process as painless as possible. 

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    Septic Cleaning Durango

    “Very quick to come out and they were done equally quick with the septic pump. Love it when a company is mindful of the dogs too! A lot more affordable than we expected.”

    Laurie and Dan Parkinson

    As a realtor, many of my clients and I use Ball Septic for property transactions including inspecting, pumping, repairing, and installing septic systems. I have worked with Ball Septic for over 12 years. Ball Septic’s exceptional communication and dependable service render it as a well-standing high-quality business in Southwest Colorado.

    Justin Osborn

    This is my second septic service with Ball. Steve came out and did some quick digging and revealed the caps and went right to work. Steve gave me some advice on modifications that could be made that would make servicing the septic system easier and save me money in the future. Steve was kind and courteous.

    Darrell Robertson

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