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How We Find Problems In Your Pipes and Drains

Have you heard a gurgling sound from your toilet? Drains emitting foul odours? These are telltale signs of issues within your home’s pipes and drains. These problems might not be visible to the naked eye, but as plumbing specialists, we have the tools and expertise to find the problems in your pipes and drains that are causing you trouble.


Here’s how we do it.


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Sydney CCTV Drain Inspections

When we CCTV inspect the line we are able to identify all the problem areas. The CCTV camera inspection allows our plumbers to identify the exact location, depth, length and type of pipe and any other underground or hidden problems that may be causing the blocked drain and if our Sydney pipe relining service may be required.


Sophisticated Equipment


Using sophisticated CCTV survey equipment, our camera units allow us to get the best results from any CCTV drain or sewer survey. From the size range of the cameras to their shape and ease of mobility, we ensure efficient analysis that can be carried out almost anywhere. Our specialist software means you can see the results for yourself on DVD, supported by an industry standard technical report, prepared by a qualified and fully trained plumber.


Common Sewer Problems Found


Common sewer and drain problems found during CCTV camera inspections include:

  • Broken or cracked pipes — caused by environmental issues like the ground compacting.
  • Collapsed sewer pipe — sewer pipes may collapse completely due to their age, being installed incorrectly or using dated materials.
  • Root infestation — drain pipes can become completely infested to the point that there is no room for water to drain.
  • Bellied or settle pipes — if pipes settle in the ground, water can accumulate as gravity will not have the chance to let it drain.


Jet Blasting and Drain Problems

Jet blasting or hydro jetting is a commonly used plumbing process to clear blocked drains and pipes. The process uses the power of highly pressurised water and jets to remove even the toughest substances that may be blocking your drains. Jet blasting has become increasingly popular with plumbers over traditional methods of unclogging drains, because of its wide range of varied benefits.


Why Jet Blast?


The main purpose of jet blasting machines is to use the power and energy to clear all the debris that has accumulated in the drains to cause a blockage. When we jet blast the pipe or sewer line, we can retrieve back the tree roots or whatever else is blocking your pipes. We can also feel the dislodgement in the line when feeding these instruments down the pipe.


Expert Pipe Relining Sydney


Neither of these methods used to find pipe problems require you to dig up the pipes in order to clean or repair them. Using keyhole technology, we can treat issues from above the ground, saving valuable time, effort and money involved in digging up pipes. Need your sewage pipes or drains cleared with a solution that’s guaranteed for 25 years? Get a free quote today from The Relining Company! Call 04 0487 9929 or fill out our quick online form.

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