What is a CCTV Sewer Inspection?

Sewage pipes and plumbing in general can be a pain to try and work with, mostly because majority of the piping lies under the ground which can be hard to get to, especially if you are just trying to diagnose the problem. The last thing you want is the plumber digging up the entire yard to find the issue; this is the exact reason why CCTV inspections are growing in popularity.

The use of CCTV cameras has grown in the past few years because they help to make diagnosing problems in the lines much easier for the professionals. The CCTV which stands for Closed Circuit Television Inspection consists of a remotely controlled camera, which is mounted on a self-propelled robotic crawler. This little "robot" has a video monitor connected to the top which broadcasts the video feed onto the plumbers monitor which is located in their truck most times.

The CCTV inspection can be used for a wide variety of things, they can detect structural condition of the pipes, locate structural defects, evidence of inflow and infiltration, identify the size and material of construction, locate service laterals, as well as locating obstructions, which can include tree roots, grease, and other debris.

By having the inspection done your plumbing professional can locate the exact area of the problem and treat that problem directly without having to try a "few things" or just plain old guessing what the problem is. The CCTV inspection helps the plumber be more accurate on their diagnoses and also just gives them the knowledge they need to work on the problem accurately and swiftly. The CCTV inspection is traditionally done on outside lines; however, there is no reason why it cannot be done on the interior lines as well if you suspect a problem.

So, the next time you need a plumber we suggest asking your professional if they have the CCTV inspection capabilities.

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