Drain Camera Inspection

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Drain inspection gives a complete understanding of what is happening below ground level. A drain inspections determine the nature of the problem(s) and/or the sewer pipe condition, which cannot be confirmed by snaking the drain on its own.

During a drain inspection, 5 Star Drain inspects the condition of the main drain or any other drain within your home, as well as the outside sewer drain to carefully examine for any plumbing problems. Whether you own a newly purchased home, an older home or simply plan to renovate your basement, your drains are too important to overlook.

Our drain camera inspection services can be used on any drains from 1 inch to 6 inch drains which in simple terms is all the drains in your home.

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At 5 Star Drain, we will do an inspection and offer a solution that will get rid of the problem once and for all. Our guarantee is that, upon inspection, you will get a one off quote and no hidden charges. We are here to take care of you and are available 24/7.

5 Star Drain is the number one problem solver for sewer and drains. Give us a call at 514-316-1043 for the best services in town.

Benefits of a Drain Inspection

Having you drain inspected with a video camera allows our plumbers to get to the root of your problem and helps us solve issues without having to excavate or causing any damages in your home! We can help prevent opening walls or reduce having future problems all made possible through our drain camera services.

Sewer camera inspections help us locate the source of a blockage, leak, or other damage. The camera is attached to a long hose, or snake, giving us the ability to look deep into the sewer line to pinpoint the issue. Once the problem is identified, we will discuss our plan of action for repair or replacement.

Common problems we find in sewer lines include tree roots, sludge, and grease. The great thing about a camera inspection is we are able to show you exactly where the damage is, in real time footage.

Reasons for Inspection

Your plumbing system should run well on its own most of the time. But if you suddenly experience unexplained problems with your pipes or sewer lines, you’ll want to call our plumbing service to help. Here are some reasons that you may need a drain camera inspection:

  • Older home inspections: Older homes have most usage of it's plumbing system, compared to newer homes. Some pipes may be filled with grease or other blockages that could worsen with time, especially homes with galvanized pipes .
  • Sewer inspections before remodeling: If you are looking to remodel or expanding your home, you’ll want to complete an inspection to make sure that the drainage systems is in good health and that it can handle the additional workload.
  • Purchasing a new home: If you are buying a home that is more than 20 years old you should have a drain camera inspection done before purchasing the home. You don’t want to get moved in and then discover that expensive pipe repair is required. Often underground sewer pipe problems are not evident upon a routine inspection of a home. Drains may flow free for a time, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a problem.
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Video camera inspection can pinpoint troubled areas in your pipes or sewers and helps visually confirm the cause of the problem. The use of a drain camera in plumbing inspections can reduce the manual labour of traditional plumbing inspection which can become expensive. Our plumbers won't need to destroy your yard or your home just to find that the issue was somewhere else. Rather, they can limit the wrecks required by knowing precisely where and what the issue is simply by using a drain camera inspection. Our plumbers won’t have to tear up your yard or your home only to find that the problem was in another place. Instead, they can minimize the messes involved by knowing exactly where and what the problem is.

When is sewer camera inspection necessary?

In most cases, we recommend sewer camera inspection if our customers tell us that their drains are backing up, or there is standing water in their yard above the sewer line. Following the water will give you a general idea of where the leak is coming from, but the exact area where the problem originated will need to be identified before any repair work can be carried out.

If you are relining the pipes on your property, we recommend calling for sewer camera inspection as well. Before any pipeling can be done, we need to make sure there are no existing or potential problems in your sewer line.

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Over the years, we have built a loyal and appreciative customer base who would call us again. They have had the experience of our professional and high quality services and here is what they have to say.

We are a locally owned company and we have been serving the local community for years. We have the experience, knowledge and quality of service that only comes with years solving sewer problems in the area.