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It can investigate and diagnose problems without having to dig up pipework, which can be costly and disruptive. Jet Aire have invested in the latest CCTV equipment and software for fast and accurate inspection and reporting, backed by highly trained engineers.
A CCTV drain survey inserts CCTV camera technology into your drain to provide a comprehensive, in-depth inspection of your drainage system with accurate mapping. Our engineers operate the cameras to provide live feedback of footage which enables a clear view of any defects, damage or degradation.
CCTV drain surveys are extremely useful and cost-effective for businesses and public sector organisations as well as domestic customers.
A CCTV drain survey is a useful tool for homeowners, tenants or landlords experiencing a drainage issue involving their property. With minimal disruption, it can quickly identify the source of the issue and the remedial measures required to address it.
For this reason, a CCTV drain survey is a sound investment for a business or other organisation experiencing an issue – drainage is a business-critical resource, so a fast diagnosis and solution can be vital to avoid operational problems.
As well as being a useful reactive measure, CCTV drain surveys are useful as preventative maintenance for larger businesses and organisations. CCTV drain surveys can provide a ‘health check’ which forms part of a planned programme, identifying any potential issues which may become a costly problem in either the short or long term. Preventative measure can then be scheduled accordingly, depending on the status/urgency of the issue. A CCTV drain survey can future proof your drainage system for decades. For more information about preventative maintenance, please read our detailed article here.
If you are looking to buy a new home, a CCTV drain survey can be arranged as part of your overall survey to determine the condition of the drainage system, enabling you to make a fully-informed decision prior to signing the contract. Damaged or collapsed drains are often responsible for structural problems in a building, so CCTV drain surveys can often prove to be crucial. They are widely used by builders, architects, surveyors, domestic and commercial property owners. Jet Aire are often asked to do CCTV drain surveys as part of a Home Buyers Report.
Insurance policy schedules can be very strict and many companies won’t over pay the costs if your home’s drainage issue is an inherited problem, especially if you neglected to carry out a survey. Many mortgage lenders, surveyors and home insurance companies now stipulate CCTV drain surveys for properties above a certain age or value.
If you are planning to add an extension or conservatory on your existing property, the local water authority will ask you to carry out a CCTV Drain survey if you are building over or near their assets.
Drain surveys are designed to deliver an extensive, comprehensive analysis review of your drainage system and will identify virtually any issue, including:
1. The smell around where your pipes or sewer lines are are often an indication you need to have a CCTV Sewer Inspection
2. If your drain takes a long time for the liquid to go down
3. Your drain or toilet is completely backed up for no reason
4. You suddenly start seeing a patch of grass growing more lush than the rest
5. Boggy Ground or a Spongy Lawn
6. An increase in flies or insects
7. Cracks in walls or crumbling foundations