I was back down at the farm this week, the septic system my in-laws put in in the 80's was having some problems. I searched for someone in the area but it seems that the closest honey wagon or septic service to Rich Hill is clear down in Nevada, MO.
The folks from Long and Snead were willing to come out the same day I called them and they had a reasonable fee. Septic service is not an easy line of work, the folks that provide these services have a really shitty job.
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Many Realtors who have not dealt with rural property have no idea what is involved in septic maintenance and more importantly septic inspections that are required for any government back loans, like HUD, VA or USDA. Many lenders also require septic inspections for real estate transfers. These can be deal killers if they fail. Fortunately this was not an inspection but just some routine service. This septic system had been installed in 1985, back then people believed you should seal the clean-out shut.
Bad idea, we had to break through the lid with a sledge hammer to gain access.
The system was completely full of solids, the small tank had was so full that it was bubbling up from the ground near the house.
The situation was pretty ugly, but I put the back hoe attachment on my ol' John Deere and we dug out a new lateral line for the old system. We had to weld up a plate for a cover since we had smashed the old cover in with a sledge hammer.
Long days work, but now the toilet flushes with authority!
We found that this small tank was likely no bigger than 250 gallons, that's pretty tiny for any house. I guess we will have to have it pumped more often.Anyway if I can help you with your real estate needs please give me a call, and thanks for visiting http://www.batescountyrealestate.com