The sewer system in your home, place of business, investment property, or a building that you manage endures a considerable amount of daily usage. Even though each and every one of us depends on it to work whenever we flush the toilet, or turn on the water not many people give it much thought. That is unless there is a problem. The good news is there is a fast, efficient, and cost effective method that can diagnose issues with your sewer system before they begin to cause major issues. Did you know that a sewer system video inspection can help save the day?
The Negative Impact Of A Broken Sewer System
The first thing that pops into most property owners minds when they realize that something is wrong with the sewer pipeline is how much is the repair going to cost? Unfortunately you are not going to like the answer. Sewer repairs are extremely expensive, especially if the pipeline is severely broken. If the property is between forty to fifty years old or older then chances are the entire pipeline will need to be replaced. The next question that most property owners’ ask themselves is how will anyone be able to reside in, work at, or visit the property if they cannot use the bathroom, or turn on a water faucet.
You are not going to like this answer very much either. Until the sewer system is fixed the building is basically out of operation. That means that you, your family, your business, and or your tenants are displaced during that period of time. This simple fact only adds on the expenses of the situation. By the time all is said and done you may not have enough money to pay for everything. It is not unheard of for property owners to be forced to take out loans in order to cover these exorbitant costs.
A Professional Sewer System Video Inspection Uncovers Issues Early On
Before you hit the panic button there is a bit of good news to share. A professional sewer inspection is the best way to uncover any and all problems that are brewing underground before a disaster actually strikes.
The entire procedure takes less than an hour, and will not cause any damage or problems whatsoever. An experienced technician will begin the process by locating a pre-existing entry point into the drainpipes. The next step is to insert a flexible fiber optic cable with a tiny waterproof video camera attached to the end into the system.
As the camera is traveling through the pipeline it is recording and transmitting a high definition video feed back to the operator where he or she can view it on a portable monitor. The fiber optic rod is able to work through the entire system including around any bends, corners, or turns in the pipeline. The high-quality images enable the technician to see the exact condition of the pipes and any problems that are happening within them. The video is also saved in an electronic format for future viewing and as a part of the permanent record. The property owner is provided with a copy for their records as well.
In conclusion, a sewer video inspection is the perfect way to uncover any existing issues with your system before a major disaster strikes. It is a non-invasive, cost effective, and completely accurate process that will save you a significant amount of money in major sewer system repairs in the long run. If you have any questions about sewer system video inspections we are happy to help. Jolin Paving & Excavating, Inc. is your New England connection for a vast variety of environmentally related services. Our company has been serving Boston Massachusetts, Southern NH, VT & ME as well as Northern CT & RI since 1952. Please Contact us to learn more today.