Building a new home or needing to replace your septic tank?
We are Ground Tech and we provide septic tank installation and septic tank repair services near Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota in the greater Twin Cities region.
You don't wanna make any mistakes when choosing a contractor to do your septic tank installation.
There are five main things you should consider when choosing a company to install a septic tank.
5 Tips to Selecting a Septic Tank Installation Company
Here are five tips we have when selecting a septic tank installation contractor.
#1. Licensed and Insured
Make sure the contractor is properly licensed and certified by the state of Minnesota, or which state the work is being done in.
This ensures that they have the necessary training and expertise to properly install and maintain a septic system.
Make sure the contractor has liability insurance and worker's compensation insurance.
Take a look at this blog we wrote about how to determine if a septic tank installation companies license is authentic.
This protects you from any liability in case of accidents or damage during the installation process.
Additionally, certain projects (such as commercial installations) may require a licensed professional for legal purposes.
Experienced contractors with a proven track record of successfully installing septic systems on home lots will provide you a lot more value than your non-experienced contractor.
Ask for references and read reviews from past customers to get a sense of their experience and level of expertise.
Take a look at the contractors website to see if they showcase their prior work, if they don't showcase their prior work it may be sketchy trying to work with them.
Experienced professionals will be well-versed in local codes and regulations, have the ability to provide guidance on maintenance following the installation, and will always opt for higher quality materials that last longer.
#3. Warranty Coverage
A warranty also helps customers feel comfortable in their investment, as they know they can take advantage of it should any issues arise.
Get multiple quotes from different contractors and compare pricing and warranties.
Make sure you understand what is included in the quote and what additional costs may be incurred.
Look for a contractor that offers a comprehensive warranty on their work.
Additionally, a warranty helps to ensure customer satisfaction, which can lead to more referrals and business growth, which helps local companies greatly.
We offer a warranty when it comes to septic tank installation.
#4. Design Process Outlined
Look for a contractor that offers a customer-first design process that allows for a step-by-step lifestyle discovery to ensure perfect alignment with your needs and preferences.
This ensures that the septic system is tailored to your specific needs and requirements.
A design process can help to identify any potential issues and allows the installer to plan ahead and make sure that the job is completed correctly.
Having a clear design process helps give customers peace of mind knowing that their project is being handled according to industry standards.
We have a detailed process on how we do a septic tank installation, check out that page here.
#5. Full-Service Contractor
A full-service contractor is a professional who provides comprehensive services for the installation and maintenance of septic tank systems.
This contractor is responsible for offering consultations, designing a system that meets all requirements, supervising the installation, and performing regular maintenance checks on the septic tank.
Ensuring that one contractor is involved from the initial consultation to the final installation of a septic tank system helps guarantee that all technical and safety requirements are met.
The customer will receive quality craftsmanship and service throughout the entire project, knowing it will be done by one contractor and not sub-contracted out to others.
Finding the best septic tank installation company is key to ensuring a successful installation.
By asking the right questions, researching customer reviews and references, as well as getting multiple bids for the job, you can ensure that you are selecting the most qualified contractor available for your project.