What is a CCTV drain survey?
A CCTV drain survey is the fastest and most cost effective way of inspecting both drains and sewers.The footage allows us to identify any blockages, breakages or potential problems that could be rumbling due to the state of the drain. CCTV drain surveys are also one of the fastest ways to check for rodents in your drainage system!
(Related article: Oh rats! There are rats in my drains!)
Why would you have a CCTV drain survey?
They’re a cost-effective and reliable method of monitoring the state of your drains. This type of survey is commonly used to find blockages and other problems that may otherwise be difficult or impossible to see when using more traditional methods.
When would they be useful?
CCTV drain surveys are particularly popular with new home buyers. Moving house is expensive and understandably, the majority of buyers are keen to reduce extra costs. Drainage problems are not always obvious so it’s advisable to request a drain survey to make sure there aren’t any nasty surprises once you move in.
Regular drain surveys
Regular surveys can be used to spot minor problems before they become emergencies. Build up and blockages can be difficult to find. By feeding a camera down your drains we can check the whereabouts of any blockages or other problems and then advise you on the next steps you should take to fix things and also provide you with advice on how to avoid it happening again.
If you’re struggling with persistent drainage problems, a CCTV drain survey could be exactly what you need. Customers are often surprised at the reasons for their drains causing them problems – particularly when the CCTV shows tree roots, collapsed pipes and other household objects!