Do you have frequent sewer backups or drain clogs? You probably call a plumber any time you have a drain clog, figuring that you have resolved the problem. However, frequent backups and clogs can often mean the presence of an underlying sewer problem that needs to be addressed.
It is not always easy to tell when a sewer needs to be repaired or replaced. It may be that there is simply a clog too far down for the plumber’s snake to reach. On the other hand, your sewer might be so far gone that it needs to be replaced entirely.
The only way to know for sure what needs to be done is with a video pipe inspection. This allows us to see everything going on with your sewer line in great detail. If there is a clog we will be able to see it, then use tools to help clear the clog away so that you don’t have any future problems. If there is a tree root growing through the line, we will be able to see that so that we can address a repair.
If your sewer line is decayed, broken or breaking, or rusting out, you will need a sewer replacement. All of these issues can usually be handled using trenchless sewer repair methods for a quick and inexpensive repair.
How It Works
To perform a video pipe inspection we will first have to create an access point to the sewer line. This is a small hole about 3 foot in diameter that will give us access to the line. We will then open up the line to access it and send through a fiber optic cable with camera attached. The images from the video on the cable are transmitted to a monitor on the outside of the sewer line. We can see in real time what is going on with the sewer line and determine where the problem is.
If we need to do a cleaning of the sewer line we can do so using the same access point, so you don’t have to worry about additional damage to your landscaping. If a more in depth repair is required we might have to create another access point at the other end of the affected line. If a sewer replacement is necessary we can likely do it using the same two access points with trenchless technology.
Call us today for a free estimate and to get your sewer inspected. Our video pipe inspection is just a call away. Contact us now at 978-833-3431.