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Residential and commercial septic system evaluations. Taking in the entire building and its use to provide the best septic system inspection possible.
Over two decades of septic system evaluations throughout New Hampshire.
Contact us any time by phone, email, or even 24/7 through our website. We understand that your building assessment is important, so we make you a priority. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Russell Inspection Services LLC has performed septic system evaluations for many years throughout New Hampshire. As a certified septic system inspector and a certified member of the Granite State Designers and Installers Association (GSDI), we have the experience and training needed to provide you with the most comprehensive septic system evaluation possible. We also utilize every tool possible to provide you the best inspection of your septic system, including sewer cameras and hydraulic load tests (see our method for more details).
A septic system is a critical part of your home as a system – which is why we use the “house as a system” approach. We evaluate, not only the septic tank, but the entire system. From the moment water enters a drain all the way to the leach field we make sure that it all works in harmony.
A septic system is primarily underground and unseen – so many people take it for granted and tend not to notice subtle clues that there is an issue. Often times many home owners don’t realize that there is an issue until there is a sewage backup or some other type of event. So whether you are a home owner, a seller, or a buyer, be sure to contact us to have your septic system inspected so as to protect you, your family, and your investment.
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In truth, preventing damage to a septic system can be fairly easy and we have three simple tips for you here today; Keep all vehicles away from your septic system as the heavy weight can impact the soil as can[...]read more
People tend to ask why they should be maintaining their septic system but the answer is simple – because you want to save money in the long run. When a septic system falters or fails, the repairs can be expensive[...]read more
Here’s another example of why it’s so important to located and open the D-Box during a septic inspection. In this case I inspected a 30 year old stone and pipe system in Pittsfield NH. The treatment tank was in good[...]read more
The following pictures are from an 1800’s farm house in Effingham NH. Inside has been completely remodeled (no permits of course). Located the treatment tank just beyond the kitchen window and it was just below grade. Everything looked good at[...]read more
Another example of a dangerous tank cover. This system services an old camp in Alton Bay NH and has not been maintained in many years. The deteriorated tank cover is 3 inches below grade and in the middle of the front[...]read more
The following pictures are from a Barnstead New Hampshire septic inspection. This system was installed in 1962 and still had the 250 gallon steel drum for a treatment tank in service. Part of my septic inspection includes a record search of[...]read more
Here is a good example of a drywell type system. These systems were usually constructed using a concrete treatment tank with concrete blocks making up the effluent disposal area. This particular drywell was made up of cinder blocks positioned around natural[...]read more
Below are photographs of an inspection I did on a fabric based system. This system was in use part time and is 11 years old. As can be seen in the images this system was in excellent condition and will,[...]read more
A pump system is something that is often found on septic systems here in New Hampshire. These systems need regular maintenance and can be very costly to repair. Below are some images from a failed pump system inspection:[...]read more
The following pictures are from a recent inspection. This system consists of a 1000 gallon treatment tank, a 1250 gallon secondary tank used as a pumping station, a concrete D-Box with 3 outlets/laterals and a Elgen Geotextile Sand Filter. This[...]read more
Building Assessments in these areas of New Hampshire and more: Alton, Sanbornville, Ossipee, Nashua, Manchester, Salem, Littleton, Gilmanton, Barnstead, Plymouth, Bristol, New Hampton, Ashland, Wolfeboro, Gilford, Laconia, Meredith, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, Tuftonboro, Wakefield, Sandwich, Center Sandwich, Campton, Thornton, Rumney, Farmington, Rochester, Strafford, Concord, Tamworth, North Conway, and all surrounding areas of NH