Sewer Scope Inspector Shakopee | Sewer Scope Inspection

What is the purpose of a Sewer Scope Inspection?

To provide a through visual inspection of main sewer waste line to ensure it is in proper working condition. This includes pipes that are underground, encased in concrete, behind walls and beneath your home’s foundation. Video pipe inspections take the guesswork out of problems hiding inside pipes.

How does a sewer line inspection camera work?

Your professionally trained sewer scope inspector inserts a flexible rod into the pipe. The rod is equipped with a high-definition video camera at its tip. The flexible rod allows the camera to travel through the pipe while sending a video signal back to an HDTV monitor. The inspector can inspect the entire length of a pipeline and make a digital recording of the inspection for future reference.

The inspectors camera snakes are equipped with bright LED lights that completely illuminate the inside of the pipe to reveal any cracks, clog sources or structural problems. A radio transmitter inside the camera records the underground depth and precise physical location of any defects or obstructions in the pipe. This allows the inspector to accurately diagnose any problems and present cost-effective treatment or repair options for our customers.

What problems can be identified using a sewer scope camera?

A sewer inspection video camera allows the service technician to see any problems with the pipe. This might include root intrusion, cracks, punctures, corrosion, or misaligned pipe sections. The camera will also identify grease buildup, leaks and obstructions. A follow-up video inspection can be conducted after service is performed to verify that the pipeline has been properly cleaned or repaired.

When should my pipes undergo a sewer scope inspection?

This type of inspection is recommended if you experience repeated sewer or drain line backups, slow drains or clogs. Additionally, realtors and prospective homeowners often see the cost benefit of conducting a professional video inspection of sewer pipes before purchasing a home. The sewer inspection will determine whether the sewer line is free of problems that could lead to expensive future repairs. Give us a call today for all your sewer needs.

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