You experience a range of emotions when buying a new home. Usually these range from happiness to extreme tiredness. Not to mention the feeling of freedom that you finally have a space to call your own.
With time, the euphoria of buying a new house or the thought of the freedom that comes with it will fade away. The emotion that may remain is the tiredness. Especially when you have so many physical inspections to do before you can finally arrive at a choice.
An often forgotten consideration when looking at new houses is the state of the drainage system. You don’t want any nasty surprises when you’re moving into a new home. Whether it’s tree root ingress, backed up sewage or collapsed pipes, undiagnosed problems with your drainage system will quickly rear their head when you move into your new place.
So what can you do to avoid this? A pre-purchase drain survey, also known as a home buyers drain survey, is a sure fire way to avoid any nasty drainage surprises. Read on to find out more about how this can save you time, money and headaches in the long term.