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Why Should You Have Your Sewer Line Inspected?

Our sewer lines are something we prefer not to think about — until a disaster occurs! The more aware you are of your sewer line’s health, the more prepared you can be to prevent major sewer repairs

Luckily, the pros at Mission Air Conditioning & Plumbing offer comprehensive Houston sewer inspection services. With tools like sewer cameras, we can conclusively determine any problems your sewer line may be experiencing. If you’re not convinced that your sewer line needs inspecting, keep reading and let us convince you!

What Is A Sewer Line Inspection?

A sewer inspection is a chance for industry experts to evaluate your sewer line and determine if it is operating properly, needs repairs or is deteriorating in any way. We look for structural flaws, pipe or drain blockages and more detailed performance indicators to make sure we can give a confident seal of approval to your system. Even more importantly, we get the chance to identify any repairs we see that need to be completed before they cause a disaster.

Avoid Common Sewer Repairs

Preventative maintenance like sewer line inspection prevents messy problems from occurring to your sewer line. Here are some of the most common repairs we complete on sewer lines that could be prevented on your sewer line:

  • Blocked pipes
  • Broken or cracked pipes
  • Sunken (bellied) pipes
  • Pipe corrosion
  • Leaks

Unlike a normal water line repair, sewer repairs are usually identified once the yard and home have already been affected by unsanitary materials. An inspection can locate these looming problems and even repair them before they cost you so much stress and money! All you have to do is stay on top of your inspections and be aware of any abnormalities you can see.

Determining Financial Responsibility

The city is not responsible for all of your sewer lines. If the sewer pipe does burst or leak, you may be responsible for the repairs to both the line and any damage to your home! If you don’t know where the city’s pipe stops and yours begins, an inspector will let you know. Plus, having your lines inspected can determine where the problem is located in your pipes. Without an inspection, you’re at the mercy of the city and your best guess. 

Sewer Line Lifespan

If your home was built several decades ago, you need to know the status of your sewer line’s health. While modern sewer lines can be expected to last 100 years, older clay pipes may only last 50-60 years. If you own or are buying an older home, you need to know as much as you can about your sewer lines. If they are deteriorating, you need to start planning for the expense of sewer line replacement. It’s better to know as far ahead as possible when considering an investment that big!

Schedule Your Sewer Inspection Today!

Your sewer line is one thing you really don’t want to procrastinate on. The cost and mess alone that you’re risking is substantial. With Mission Air Conditioning & Plumbing on your side, you really have nothing to worry about. Let us do what we do best. Contact our team today!

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