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CONCERNED ABOUT POSSIBLE UNKNOWN SEWER PROBLEMS IN YOUR FUTURE OR CURRENT HOME?

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COULD YOU HAVE HIDDEN, EXPENSIVE SEWER PROBLEMS IN YOUR FUTURE OR CURRENT HOME?

We offer professional sewer camera inspections (sewer scopes) to inspect the main sewer line of a home. Our highly trained inspector will run a camera from inside the home, through the sewer line and out to where it connects with the city sewer connection or where it goes into the septic tank to inspect for any possible sewer line defects and hopefully provide you the peace of mind that the sewer line is in good condition and will last for many years to come.

 

As an independent inspection firm, we can offer an unbiased opinion of the sewer line vs. hiring a plumber or drain cleaning service to do the sewer scope who can be more biased towards selling you a repair job or cleaning that may not be needed.

 

A sewer line camera inspection allows us to look for potential defects such as:

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UTAH'S SEWER CAMERA INSPECTION EXPERTS

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COLLAPSED PIPE - HEAVILY CORRODED/RUSTED PIPE - CRACKS - OFFSET JOINTS - LEAKS - FULL OR PARTIAL BLOCKAGES - PIPE LOW POINTS (BELLIES) - TREE ROOTS - PROBLEMATIC PIPE MATERIALS

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Getting a sewer camera scope is always a good idea, but it is HIGHLY recommended in the following cases:

  • ALL HOMES OLDER THAN 15 YEARS

  • BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION HOMES 

  • HOMES WITH TREES OR LARGE VEGETATION NEAR THE SEWER LINE

  • HOMES ON HILLSIDES OR SLOPES

MY HOME IS BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION,
WHY WOULD I NEED A SEWER CAMERA SCOPE?

The home's sewer line has not been tested at a higher capacity yet. No one has lived in the home running multiple showers, flushing toilets, running washing machines, dishwashers all at the same time. Possible slight construction debris in the line may be allowing water to drain now, but what will happen when solids and heavy water flow get added to the pipe after you move in? 

Here are a few defects we have found in new construction sewer pipes when doing sewer camera scopes:

  • Pieces of wood, rocks, or other debris trapped in the pipe that got in the pipe during assembly / construction.

  • PVC or ABS pipe chunks not cleaned out when cutting/installing pipes

  • Crushed or cracked sections of pipe caused by rock punctures/or excessive soil pressure during by soil backfill / compaction

  • Metal or other construction scrap material punched through the pipe by a tractor during soil backfill

  • Improper pipe slope causing slight low points (bellies) in the line caused by soil compaction or settlement

  • Crazy enough, we even saw a saw blade partially cut into a sewer pipe and left there once

WATCH THIS VIDEO OF THIS ODD BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME SEWER DEFECT (HAPPENS MORE OFTEN THAN YOU MAY THINK)

RESIDENTIAL SEWER FACTS

  • Sewer pipes can be made from a wide variety of materials

  • Homes older than 1983 have sewer pipes made with a variety of materials with higher failure rates such as clay, fiber materials (cardboard-like), cast iron, and more

  • Tree roots, ground settlement, earthquakes, and general pipe material deterioration over the years can cause damage to a sewer pipe

  • Sewer pipes are very expensive to replace, ranging from $6000 - $15,000 generally

  • Often times the life of the sewer can be extended or problems repaired, but only if you know the condition of the inside of the pipe first

OR CALL US AT (801) 616-0000 TO TALK TO OUR CLIENT CARE SPECIALISTS!

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After we perform your sewer camera inspection we will provide you an emailed inspection report that includes:

  • A detailed write-up with information about and concerns we find (w/distances) and the overall condition of the sewer line

  • A link to a narrated video of the entire sewer scope so you can see any concerns for yourself

  • Descriptions of the type of sewer pipe material we found

  • Any recommendations that our professional inspector has for you

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