A sewer line inspection should be a mandatory part of your house inspection checklist. When considering what inspections to get when buying a house, do not overlook the sewer line. In fact, getting a sewer inspection is one of the most important home inspection tips for first-time buyers. Sewer line inspections are cheap, but sewer repairs can be extremely expensive.
A sewer line inspection consists of snaking a flexible fiber optic camera through the main line. As the camera moves it records a high-definition video that shows the condition of the line if it is broken and/ or if it has blockages.
As mentioned before the sewer line should be a mandatory part of your house inspection checklist. This camera reaches places the naked eye can’t, and it is the only way to detected critical problems in the plumbing that are expensive to fix.
With this report you become aware if there are any major issues in the plumbing and you can try to negotiate with your realtor or withdraw from the contract. If you do not do the inspection, you may be stuck with a house that shortly may start to present problems that can represent thousands of dollars in repairs. You can avoid surprises with this inspection.
Many times, people do not order this inspection to save money, but the cost of this inspection is nothing compared to the cost of having to fix broken or damaged pipes.
At titan property inspection we have invested in a sewer scope camera with the latest technology so you can have peace of mind you are getting a detailed report. Why spend the money on repairs when you could have avoided with a simple inspection?