After water has gone down a drain, most of us never think about it again. That’s why it’s so easy to be caught unawares by a clog in your sewer line. A sewer line problem can bring your entire household to a standstill. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever for a skilled plumber to identify the source of the clog and clear it. Today’s top plumbing technicians can use a cable, or snake, along with a special waterproof camera to find clogs in sewer lines. These are some of the most significant advantages of this innovative method:
It can be used anywhere. In the past, finding a clog in a sewer line could turn into a costly headache. If the clog turned out to be under concrete, or your home’s foundation, simply getting access to the line was an ordeal. The camera inspection method has changed all that. Now, a plumber can simply use this waterproof camera to track down the clog, no matter how far or how deep it might be located.
It means greater accuracy. Instead of having to guess where the clog is, a plumbing technician can use video camera technology to determine the precise location of the block in your line. The camera can even record images for future use. This means that the clog can be dealt with much more quickly—and that your plumbing system will be in working order again all the sooner. Less time spent locating the clog also means a more cost-effective plumbing repair.
It can be used to diagnose other sewer line problems. In addition to sourcing clogs, the camera inspection method can be used to inspect the rest of your sewer line. If a tree root has broken into your pipe, if there are any slow leaks in your pipe, or if you have a severely rusted pipe, the camera can be used to detect the issue before it becomes a serious problem. Thus, you may want to consider camera inspection if your drains are slow to clear or if you hear a gurgling noise coming from a drain—not just if your water is not draining at all.
If you’re in the middle of an unwanted plumbing crisis, our experienced plumbers can provide you with the expert services you deserve. Our plumbing repair team is available around the clock to serve customers in the greater Orlando area. You can check out our website to read more about our range of plumbing and HVAC services, and be sure to visit our blog for some tips that every homeowner should know.