It is standard practice to conduct a home inspection before making a purchase but most potential buyers hardly consider a sewer scope inspection, when it’s more crucial. If you’re planning to buy a house that’s at least 20 to 25 years old, a sewer scope inspection is not only recommended, it’s a must.
Essentially, a sewer scope inspection involves checking what’s inside the sewer line of the house up to the main connection on the street. While this might sound like a nasty and smelly undertaking, just imagine the stench around the property when the sewer system actually fails. Call Diamond Willow Home Inspections your Richland home inspector to ensure your sewer line isn’t going to flush your saving down the toilet by inheriting someone else’s problem to fix.