How Long Does a Sewer Inspection Take?
The simple task of video pipe inspection takes around an hour to complete. New home buyers should consider video pipe inspections before purchasing a home. Many are knowledgeable about the home inspection process and making sure everything inside is up to par but don't realize things could be going wrong underground.
What is a sewer inspection?
The purpose of an inspection is to determine the condition of the property's sewer line. The actual inspection is done by a tiny camera attached to a snake line. The camera is lowered into the pipe where it is maneuvered through the system. Here, workers watch on a screen where cracks, overgrowth and other issues may be revealed.
What is the process like?
This process finds out if the sewer line is working properly. A normal sewer inspection usually takes about an hour. However, if there are intrusions, such as blockages of vegetation or clogs, it could take longer. The home might be in need of new pipes. If that is the case, you can consult with us for a quote to have the pipes cleaned and even renewed with pipe repair.
Why should I get a video pipe inspection?
If owners are buying a home more than 20 years old, it should almost be mandatory to have a video pipe inspection done. There could be corrosion on the pipes, roots growing through pipe joints, cracks, leaks and blockages. All of these can prevent you from enjoying your new home and cause worse sewer problems in the future.