Benefits of Video Sewage Inspections

You wouldn’t go for surgery in a hospital unless they had performed some tests to find out exactly what the problem is. This same thing also applies to sewer lines. You should not go and dig up your sewer line when you don’t know exactly what the problem is.

A sewage system is one of the most relied on elements of a home yet it’s situated beneath the ground which is out of sight. There might be some issues beneath the ground, and you will not notice them until they surface at the top. Unfortunately, the water you smell, feel or see provides you with little or no idea of what the actual problem is beneath the ground. The great news is that video inspection in Burnaby can identify if your sewage is blocked and what caused the blockage.

Video sewage inspection in Burnaby can be used in the following scenarios:

  • When you live in a home that is old, and you want to make sure there is nothing wrong with the sewage system so you can have peace of mind.
  • You’ve been observing sewage line backups.
  • You don’t have any issue yet, but there are tree roots by the line of your sewage.
  • You are purchasing a home and want to ensure that there are no sewage issues (you can request a video sewage surveillance to inspect the sewage system of the house for you).

The Importance of Video Inspection

There are lots of reasons for video sewage inspection in Burnaby. Objects can go into the sewage lines due to vandalism and carelessness of the people using it. These objects may gather at a bend in the pipe which it will be too difficult to remove. The roots of very big trees can as well block the sewage lines. There are also some external factors that can lead to the blockage of sewage such as construction accidents or flooding rainstorms. It is most times impossible to know the nature and extent repairs that need to be done unless you know what the actual cause is.

Benefit 1: Preventative Maintenance

If you are suspecting there is something wrong with your sewage lines, it will be better you find out what the problem is before the situation goes from bad to worse. It is good to inspect or monitor your sewage system regularly, or it can spot grease, grit, debris, and sand which will lead to blockage.

Benefit 2: Save Yourself Some Money

A video sewage inspection in Burnaby can help you to know if your sewer line needs replacement or not. Digging along sewage lines and re-planning the landscape can most times be very expensive, it can cost you thousands of dollars. Regularly inspecting your sewage lines will only cost you much less and this will save you a huge amount of money. At the same time, you are investing in your comfort and peace of mind.

Benefit 3: Eliminate Future Frustration

Irrespective of how old the house is, the troubles of sewage lines are inevitable. For a new home, it may be as a result of improper installation. Video inspection will save you from future frustration if you inspect the property regularly.

To schedule your video sewage inspection for your home in Burnaby, the North Shore or New Westminster, please call Urban Water Works at 604-790-8993.