Preventative maintenance can certainly go a long way in helping property owners save a tremendous amount of money on costly repairs down the road. One area of preventative maintenance that far too many residential, commercial, and industrial real estate owners neglect is the sewer system. It is quite ironic because major repairs to the sewer system are amongst the most expensive and time-consuming property fixes on the list. In fact a sewer system overhaul or sewer pipeline replacement can run upwards of $25,000 or more depending on the exact situation.
Needless to say it is extremely important to do whatever you can in order to avoid this from happening. Keeping a consistent eye on the sewer pipeline is a great start. Thanks to recent advances in video technology forward thinking property owners are able to do just that. Prior to the invention of sewer camera inspection equipment there was no way to see if problems were brewing within the sewer pipes that are buried underground. The only way that property owners could tell that there was an issue was when it became large enough to show the obvious signs.
For example, if you smell sewage gas inside or outside of the property it is apparent that there is a major sewer related problem. If raw sewage and wastewater begins to puddle in the yard, on the grounds, in the driveway, or parking lot than it is evident that there is a sewage issue. Last but certainly not least if raw sewage and wastewater backs up into the property through the toilets, water faucets, and or drains it is more than obvious that you are experiencing a major sewer predicament.
The good news is that a yearly sewer camera inspection can certainly help to detect any minor issues with the sewer system prior to disaster striking. The process is quick and easy. A plumbing technician will insert a flexible rod into your sewer pipeline through a pre-existing access point such as a drain cleanout. A waterproof video camera is attached to the end of the rod. The technician will snake the video camera through the entire sewer pipeline. As it works its way through, the camera is taking crystal clear video images of the interior conditions of the sewer pipes.
These video images are transmitted back to the technician in real time where they are viewable on a laptop computer or other portable electronic device. The video footage will show even the smallest issues or potential issues. If they require immediate attention the technician will formulate a plan of action. Fortunately the problems can be fixed before turning into a major situation. However, many of the problems that the technicians discover are tiny enough that they can dealt with at a later time. As long as you keep an eye on them with a yearly sewer camera inspection that is.
Sewer Co is a leading sewer camera inspection specialist that is proud to serve our valued customers in Pasadena, Texas and surrounding areas. Each and every member of our team of plumbing technicians has years of experience. They are also trained in the newest plumbing equipment, procedures, and technology in order to provide you with the most cost effective and efficient plumbing solutions available on the market. Please contact us with any and all questions, or to schedule a free estimate for all of your plumbing needs. We look forward to hearing from you.