What are CCTV Drain Surveys and why would I need one?

If you have discovered a problem with your drain recently, whether it seems to be above or below ground level, can be a frustrating and worrying experience. CCTV drain surveys are a great way of establishing the exact cause and extent of the problem in a quick and visual way.

CCTV drain surveys are conducted using high-tech cameras which can help to identify any issues that are occurring within the drainage system. For example this could be problems with the structure, parts may have collapsed, root ingress, pipe scale, incorrect installation and more. CCTV drain surveys can also look for any leaks foul vapours that may be occurring.

From the CCTV survey report we are able to identify exactly what is wrong. Here at Happy Drains, we can work out the easiest and most cost-effective way to fix whatever issues you are experiencing. We can also help with specialist requirements like factories, airports, hospitals and more.

If we have found extensive damage within the pipework and you would like to claim from your buildings insurance policy, we are more than happy to help our and can offer to manage the claim for you, using our CCTV survey as part of a clear written report. If you’re not covered by a buildings insurance, we will still be happy to help! We can organise the repair for you, and then you can pay for it yourself. Don’t worry though- we’ll agree on a cost at the beginning of your CCTV drain survey. If you decide not to go ahead with the repair, you will simply need to pay for the unblocking or any initial emergency work and that is all.

The great thing about CCTV surveys is that they are entirely paid for by the insurance company as part of the settlement. If the CCTV drain survey finds no problem, then there’s nothing to pay.

If you think you are experiencing an extensive blockage within one of your drains, whether it’s occurring inside or out, a CCTV drain inspection and survey could be the answer to your woes. They are able to detect all drainage problems which can help us get to the bottom of any issues and get your drainage system back in fully working order.

Even if you are in the midst of moving to a new home and would like to ensure all the drains are in fully functioning order, or if you’re thinking of adding an extension to your property, our CCTV drain survey service is carried out to the highest industry standards and can give you the answers you need.

If you’d like more information on CCTV drain surveys and would like to talk to a member of the team, you can get in touch via our contact page or by giving us a call on 0800 849 8099.