Video cameras have become a very useful tool in a plumber’s toolbox. These are special cameras that allow for visual inspection of pipes used in sewer lines that are underground, in a concrete floor under your home.
A professionally trained and skilled technician inserts a flexible rod with a high-resolution video camera on its tip into pipes from 2 inches to 36 inches in diameter into pipes from 2 inches to 36 inches in diameter. This technique allows the plumbers to see the pipe in its entirely With its real-time video transmission, the technician can determine the condition of the insider of the pipe. This enables them to better solve the problem at hand.
While plumbers perform the video pipe inspection, the radio transmitters on the camera record the depth and specific location of the problem. With that, the technicians can accurately pinpoint the issue and solve clogged drains right away. This is no guesswork but real, fact-based findings and solutions to plumbing issues.
By inserting a camera that runs across the length of a pipe, plumbers can identify all types of problems such as root invasion, pipe misalignment, punctured of otherwise broken pipes from corrosion and many more. By looking at the screen, a plumber can identify obstruction due to grease build up. After the plumbing issue has been fixed, video camera inspection can be performed again to see if the sewer line is properly cleaned or repaired.