What You Need to Know Before Buying A Home With a Septic System

Looking to buy a home with a septic system? This video is your ultimate guide to help you make an informed decision. Adrian Trott and Ariel Kormendy cover everything you need to know about buying a home with a septic system, from introduction to septic systems, explaining how they work, to what you need to do to maintain them. Stick around to learn some tips and advice for homeowners new to septic systems. Don’t shy away from your dream home! Watch Episode 234 now!


0:16 – Intro
1:25 – A typical system includes an underground tank, line, and drainage field
2:40 – Get your septic system inspected for peace of mind
4:02 – Know where your tank is
4:38 – Do not drive over the system
6:16 – Keep your drains clean
9:48 – Do not dig around your septic system or build anything on top of it
10:01 – Do not plant a vegetable garden over the lateral field
10:25 – If it is not biodegradable, it does not belong in your system
10:43 – No toxic chemicals
11:33 – Space out heavy water usage
11:44 – Make sure your system is sized properly to your house
13:23 – A new septic system will last for 20 – 30 years on average
16:27 – The maintenance cost is not very much
21:16 – Pump out your septic system before the winter


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After successful careers in the automotive industry, entrepreneurs Ariel Kormendy and Adrian Trott decided to inject their passion for growing a brand and providing unrivalled service into the real estate industry. Kicking off their careers in 2011, they quickly became a top-performing team in Canada. Originally a team of two real estate agents in Milton, The KT Team quickly grew to a large team of exceptional REALTORS®, an administrative department and an in-house media department, taking their proven processes and unique services across most of the Golden Horseshoe. Follow them on social for behind-the-scenes footage, real estate tips, industry secrets and more.

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