If you've moved into a home with a septic tank, one of your responsibilities will be having the tank pumped out on a regular basis. If you've never owned a home with its own septic tank before, you may not be sure when to have your tank pumped or how the process works. Here is some information that may help.
Inspect The Tank
Ideally, the tank was inspected before you bought the house so you know it's in good condition, and the level of sludge was measured.