Video inspecting your plumbing system

Diagnosing a plumbing issue in the pipeline is a very difficult procedure if done in the traditional way. Finding out the accurate location is difficult under traditional methods and will lead to extensive property damage, waste of time and higher cost. Reputed and well established drain and plumbing companies now adopt video inspection methods which have simplified the process making it faster, cheaper and convenient to diagnose plumbing issues. Once the problem is identified and the exact location marked the plumber can easily provide a solution by using the appropriate tool and methods to solve the problem effectively. Different situations like mineral build up, block from tree root intrusion, damaged pipes etc. require different repair methods so a video inspection will help you choose the right method.

There are different models of cameras for video inspection. You even get a do it yourself camera kit that is very easy to use on your own to find out the problem inside the pipelines of your home plumbing system. The camera can also be used to check your HVAC system ducts and other remotely accessible areas. Some drain problems even after repair recurs for instance clogs due to root encroachment won’t be solved unless you remove them completely. To solve the problem you need to carry out a video inspection and find out the exact location. The camera requires long cable and is made waterproof. You can also use it to pull out valuable objects like jewellery that has accidentally slipped inside.

Inspecting your pipe lines using video inspection method

Plumbing services now provide video inspection of pipelines in order to find out what is wrong inside without creating any mess. The procedure involves inserting and pushing down a small camera which is only the size of your finger nail. The camera can be passed inside all types of plumbing pipes even through a sewage pipe line. Both the interior as well as the exterior drain lines can be inspected with the help of this video camera. The camera captures the picture and video of the interiors of your pipe lines hence making it easier for the plumbing company to find the exact location of the problem area. A few issues that can be easily found out using a video inspection method are clogs and blockages. Traditional methods would cost you more as it involves a lot of damages. Diagnosing a plumbing issue accurately and quickly is the main advantage of the video inspection method.

Most of the pipe lines are concealed and to find out the exact location of a broken or cracked pipe line is very difficult and will lead to a lot of property damage if traditional trial and error method of inspection is followed. Video inspection will allow the plumbing company to find the exact location thus preventing extensive property damage. Rust and corrosion is another plumbing issue that can be diagnosed easily with the help of video inspection method. Tree roots getting inside your plumbing system is hard to find out and often goes unnoticed until the problem aggravates and blocks the pipe lines. Video inspection will help locate such areas so that early precautions can be carried out.