If you are buying or selling a home, renovating your house or displacing the earth around your property; It is strongly recommended to have a sewer line camera inspection completed. This will ensure that the sewer
line/piping is up-to-par and will help eliminate any future cost.
Most homes and buildings over 20 years old, are at risk of having issues with there
sewer line and pipes. If your home was also built prior to the installation of a
city sewer main line, your sewer line may still be connected to a
cesspool, which will eventually cause more issues and costs to fix. Even if your line has been rerouted to the city sewer main line, the remaining cesspools can pose a serious risk of sinking (sag) and collapsing.
important to maintain a good drainage system on your property, to
avoiding water related problems. However, even if your sewer line has no
you can also experience a flooded house if the local water
main breaks, or even if a neighbour or neighbouring property has
issues with their sewer line.
The most commonly known blockages or back flow flooding, is caused by tree roots from the tree in the front lawn, growing down into your sewer line creating blockage, a sag in your sewer line, preventing the natural flow of drainage, or children`s toys and non-flushable items being flushed. Blockage or back flow flooding by a broken pipe or drain line is rare, but it does happen. Which is why it is recommended to have an annual sewer line camera inspection completed, as any of these issues can arise at anytime.