If there is a blockage or damage in one of your plumbing pipes, you can either dig out the pipes or inspect them with a pipe camera. Read on to learn more about this simple form of pipe damage diagnosis:
The pipe camera is small enough to fit within the narrow diameters of residential sewer pipes. The camera is equipped with a bright light to illuminate the darkened interiors of these lights so that the inspector can see the cause of the blockage. Some of the cameras are also equipped with radio transmitters that record and transmit signals that can be used to determine the depth of the camera at any particular time. That way you can pinpoint the exact depth of the blockage before digging.
To use the pipe camera, you first attach it to a flexible rod so that you can maneuver the camera through bends and into different nooks and crannies. After that, you thread the camera through the pipe being inspected and observe the images on a screen in real time.
The Problems It Can Detect
Since the camera gives a real-time video of the pipe being inspected, it can reveal the condition of the pipe plus any damage that can be captured on video. This means you can use it to detect damages such as corrosion, punctured sections of the pipe, blockages within the pipe, and even bent or cracked sections of the pipe.
The benefits of this type of inspection are numerous. Here are just a few of them:
Therefore, the next time you are having problems with your sewer pipes, consider using a camera to inspect the lines. The good news is that you don't even have to buy the camera; there are rental agencies like USA Borescopes that can loan them to you at a small fee.Share
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