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Here’s Why We Recommend Video Pipe Inspection

leakSadly, plumbers do not have X-Ray vision (though, that would be pretty awesome!) So, how is it that they are able to diagnose problems within your plumbing system that might be hidden from view? Well, the answer is certainly any sort of superpower.

When you’ve got a problem with your drain and sewer lines, the last thing you want os a plumber coming in and tearing your home and property apart. That’s why today’s plumbers are equipped with video pipe inspection equipment, which allows them to take a good look inside your plumbing system—without having to tear up your floors and walls in the process. In fact, there are plenty of benefits of video pipe inspection, and below, we’ve outlined some of them for you.

Keep reading to find out more!

How Does Video Camera Inspection Work?

Video camera inspection, in theory, is quite simple. Basically, plumbers use a flexible rod setup that is easily fed into your drain and/or sewer lines. At the tip of the rod sits a small video camera, which sends a live feed of images back to a monitor that your plumber will be able to review in real-time.

Just because this task sounds pretty simple, doesn’t mean that the job itself is an easy one to handle. Only professional plumbers know how to use this equipment properly and navigate your plumbing in Simi Valley, CA  successfully. Additionally, only a professional plumber has the knowledge necessary to understand what exactly it is they are looking at.

What Are the Benefits?

There are plenty of benefits of investing in video camera inspection services. For one, video camera inspection allows plumbers to peer into your drain and sewer system in order to accurately diagnose any issue that you may be experiencing. Secondly, your plumber will not only be able to pinpoint the exact location of the problem, but they can also use the equipment after the initial service is completed to see if they’ve achieved a job well done. This way, you’ll never have to worry about the problem recurring, which as you may know, can be quite a nuisance.

When Should I Schedule These Services?

The best part about video camera inspection is that it can be used both proactively and reactively. Therefore, these services can be scheduled when you’ve got a problem or as part of your annual maintenance services.

Remember, it is important to schedule these services with a professional plumber ONLY. Only a professional has the training, experience, and expertise to accurately use this equipment to diagnose and repair complex plumbing issues. Furthermore, it is important that you schedule ALL your plumbing services with a pro! Sure, there may be plenty of amateurs willing to service your system, however, an attempt to save money could end up costing you much more in the long run. It is always better to contact a professional and get the job done right the first time around.

To schedule your plumbing services, contact the team at Evans Plumbing, Inc. today! 

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