Professional Sewer Line Camera Inspections

It is often difficult to identify where a defect or obstruction lies in a backed-up drain unless you are using video camera drain inspection.

When Should I Schedule A Video Camera inspection With Stay Dry?

The efficacy of camera inspections in assessing conditions and detecting defects in plumbing systems means it is an operation needed whenever there is a slow drain or backed-up drainage problem.

However, at Stay Dry we have learned from experience it is best to address a defect at its initial stages before it degenerates into a full-blown mess.

We rely on cutting-edge sewer camera technology and HD-quality images to show you all that is happening inside the pipes. Upon accurate diagnosis of the problem, we can proceed to clean and repair the drain.

Sewer Cameras can Detect

  • Presence of clogs & leaks.
  • Obtrusion caused by tree root intrusions.
  • Cracks on pipes or skewed joints.
  • Location of collapsed pipes.
  • Uncover items that have fallen and been washed down the drain.
  • Physical conditions of pipes in older buildings.
  • Physical conditions of septic systems.

When you notice these signs its time for a drain camera inspection

BAD ODORS: One of the signs for a looming drainage problem is bad smells coming from the sewer drains. In almost all cases, bad odors are a result of a clog or a leak that has occurred in your sewer lines. A camera inspection will help you to establish what exactly is causing the smelly drains.

SLOW DRAINS: If the old-fashioned methods have failed to unblock a clogged drain, you may consider hiring a camera inspection from Stay Dry. Our professional services will help you accurately nail down and address the reason for your drainage troubles, such as a tree root, greasy clog, or washed-away toy.

SUDDEN INCREASE IN WATER BILLS: After some years of water supply to your building, you would estimate how much you expect to pay for your monthly water bills. However, one common sign of a leaky pipe is extraordinarily high or rising water bills. A camera inspection will indeed help you find the location of the leak in the sewer/pipes for quick remedying.

WATER MAIN ISSUE: You may receive a call from the city informing you of a problem in your water main and have little time to locate the problem and fix it. A camera inspection provides the quick answers you need to immediately begin repairing the issue in such urgent circumstances.

Camera Inspection Benefits for Water Supply & Drainage Systems

The demand for the latest sewer camera technology has been going up because of the following benefits:

  • It allows us to find the cause of plumbing issues without having to dig up the earth.
  • It is a fast method for early detection of problems likely to damage the property.
  • Saves money by allowing issues to be identified and addressed quickly.
  • Provides accurate diagnostic results, disregarding guesswork in critical processes.
  • For resolute clogs in your GTA home, you have to clean the pipes using our hydro-jetting service.

Drain camera inspection is an affordable and effective diagnostic process that saves buildings from damage from clogs and leaks in the sewer that have remained unaddressed over time. That is why we recommend homeowners conduct a drain camera inspection to clean old pipes for a ten-year-old home, or when buying an older home and investigate its sewer lines.

Stay Dry has a leading team of drain camera inspection experts

EXCELLENT WORKMANSHIP: The results of our work will speak for themselves all the time. We are confident you will find plenty of value for our professional services. Customer satisfaction is something we take seriously because we know the value of quality time in the house or building.

ADVANCED SOLUTIONS: At Stay Dry, we rely on the best industry tools and practices when investigating and replacing defecting drains.

DIAGNOSIS & SOLUTION: For more than 20 years, our company has been a quality provider of drain diagnostic services for residents of the Toronto area. We have built our professional name on quickly identifying problems and offering cost-efficient resolution services on water supply and drainage systems.

Sewer Line Camera Inspections FAQs

How does a sewer camera inspection work?

A sewer pipe camera is usually fixed at the end of a flexible bar to allow the technician to see and take pictures of the inside of the pipes and sewer lines. The flexible rod inside the pipes can inspect the internal conditions and detect problems. This is how a sewer line camera inspection is conducted.

How often should drains be inspected?

The best preventive and maintenance practices plan for cleaning drains to prevent drainage problems is once per year.

Why do I need a regular sewer camera inspection?

Prevention is the most affordable and the best long-term solution to problems. Periodic sewer camera inspection means the building owner gets regularly informed on the condition of the drains, pipes, and sewer line. That way, a majority of problems can be identified early enough and the necessary repair and replacement work can take place at an early stage.

At the same time, sewer camera inspections eliminate the need to dig up the soil and make trenches on the ground when locating the sources of plumbing failure. With sewer camera inspections, there is minimal mess and disruptions to the homeowners’ daily routine.

Additionally, these cameras work with plenty of precision, providing instant feedback with zero guesswork.

What types of sewer issues can a camera inspection find?

A regular sewer camera inspection exercise should be the first step for a comprehensive maintenance program on your drains. Aided by advanced technology, such an exercise will help you locate drainage and waste removal problems and solve them as quickly as possible. Some of the issues detected:

  • Presence of leaks and clogs/blockages
  • Instances when tree roots have interfered with pipes and drains
  • Locate pipe sections that have become cracked, shattered, collapsed, or skewed.
  • Remove and recover items that fell in the drain.
  • Check the condition of old pipes and replace them as necessary.
  • Evaluate the working conditions of a building’s septic tank