Ignoring the condition of your sewer line can lead to expensive repair work. Regular sewer inspection will eliminate some future problems arising. Sewer pipe inspection is not an easy process and you might not be able to do it on your own.
The inspection work requires a specialized video camera that goes through the sewer pipes. It displays the condition inside the sewer pipe. Precise determination of the inside condition is very important for the repair work. Sewer line inspection is done with the help of a rod connected to a high resolution camera that will take the footage and transmit it to a monitor.
Many buyers don’t consider a sewer inspection when buying a home. If you conduct a video inspection of your sewer line the result can reveal large problems in your sewer line. Sewer line inspection is very important before buying home.
The cost of sewer repair is usually high, so you don’t want to do that out of your own pocket. Sometimes the previous owner doesn’t know that there is a problem with the house’s sewer lines. Scheduled sewer pipes inspection is very important to avoid future repair cost. Sewer line inspection is a bit expensive but it is far lesser than a sewer repair cost. Home inspections are conducted before moving to a new house, but that doesn’t cover a complete sewer line inspection to find sewer blockage or damage.
When you perform a sewer inspection the problems you find are common ones that happens in every other sewer line. For example, tree roots can grow through openings in the sewer line and go through the pipe. These roots will create blockage in the pipes. You can use chemical treatments to remove tree roots from your sewer line, but they often regrow.
Always conduct a sewer pipe inspections with professionals and with the right equipment. We serve Denver, CO and the entire Denver metro area, including Aurora, CO, Morrison, CO, Evergreen, CO, Broomfield, CO, Arvada, CO, Northglenn, CO, and Commerce City, CO.
You may also find out that your sewer pipes are broken or collapsed in some parts after performing a sewer line inspection. Sewer pipes are old and after much wear and tear these pipes tend to break or collapse. Pipes built with clay or materials other than PVC will break after a long time in use. A sewer inspection can show you the wear and age and give you some foresight into the life span the pipes have left.
You may need a sewer drain repair after the compete inspection of the sewer line. Some problems can’t be solved from outside and a sewer drain repair is necessary. You might have to dig up your yard for the sewer drain repair. Rely on professionals for effective and quality repair work.
(Image and excerpt from “Common Issues Discovered in Sewer Lines During Video Inspections”)