In Atlanta, Ridgeway Plumbing offers sewer line camera inspection service to easily locate all cracks before beginning sewer line repair. Prior to this special technology, it was difficult for plumbers to identify small cracks and other damaged areas within sewer pipes. Often times a stain or puddle would identify one area, but where there is one crack, there are usually others.
In order to effectively repair the pipes, they often had to be replaced entirely. This kind of sewer line replacement causes major landscaping damage and is a lot more expensive than a simple repair. That’s where sewer line camera inspection comes in. With this snake-like camera, we are able to see right into the sewer pipes. Every crack can be located, every time. This allows for individual repairs to be made on only the damaged portions. Sewer line repair on the contrary to sewer line replacement saves you a lot of money. It also saves your lawn from being destroyed by digging in a large area.
When sewer line cameras first came into the picture, they were large, bulky, and ugly. They were made of many different pieces and parts that were easily broken or misplaced. With age, the cameras have evolved. They are small, one piece cameras. Their weight is next to nothing. Cameras are now able to provide full-color video and imagery, which is a step up from the crude black and white photographs they started out with.
These cameras are an important part of not only sewer line repair but many different aspects of plumbing today. The cameras can be used to locate drain clogs. Video can be examined to decide what course of action for drain cleaning or repair is necessary.
Some plumbers also use sonar technology to locate cracks or clogs within pipes. The sound waves travel through and change pitch at any disruptions. This, along with the sewer line camera inspection technology, has really taken sewer line repair to the next level. Professional plumbers are able to identify the problem without digging. This means less work for us and less cost for you. Sewer line repair does not have to destroy the landscaping of your yard anymore, which is phenomenal.
If you suspect cracks in your sewer pipes and are concerned about having to dig up your entire yard, give us a call. We will set up a sewer line camera inspection appointment to diagnose your sewer pipes without harming your landscaping. Rest assured that we use the latest technology that will not only locate the crack you suspect, but also any other damages in your pipes. The technology is effective and efficient, with a high success rate of finding sewer line problems. Camera inspections are the best way to target issues with your sewer line. Plumbers not using this technology can end up costing you much more in the long run. Our innovative methods will save you money. Sewer line camera inspection usually is offered free of charge when a sewer line repair or drain cleaning service has been purchased.