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Video Inspection Services in San Jose, CA

Before the advent of video inspection technology, plumbing companies would have to remove, excavate, and replace large portions of piping in order to find the source of a clogged drain. Thankfully, the experts at SWAGS Plumbing and Rooter have access to innovative sewer video inspection technology to locate the obstructions in your home’s drains quickly and easily. Our video technology provides a live, real-time look into your San Jose, CA, home’s piping. Our friendly and experienced plumbers can quickly pinpoint the location of the clog and take the necessary steps to remove it. Contact our friendly and experienced local San Jose plumbers today to schedule your plumbing video inspection service.

How Do Drain Cam Inspections Work?

Plumbing inspection video cameras are an emerging technology that gives our plumbers unprecedented insight into the quality of your home’s sewer line and interior drains. It is the easiest way to inspect sewer pipes, especially those that would require excavation of your lawn or foundation to repair. A small camera attached to a pushrod is used, and as our plumber works the pushrod through your drains, the camera transmits real-time video footage directly to our monitor so the technicians can see exactly where the blockage is. It can also give us insight into the overall condition of your sewer pipes.

Do I Need a Sewer Video Inspection?

Not every blockage requires a video inspection. If our plumbers are certain they know where the clog is, it may not be necessary. However, there are several issues that may require a video inspection service from our experienced plumbing team, including:

Persistent Blockages

If you're experiencing frequent or persistent sewer line blockages, a video inspection can help pinpoint the exact location and cause, whether it's due to debris buildup, grease accumulation, or other obstructions.

Slow Draining Fixtures

When multiple fixtures in your home, such as sinks, toilets, or showers, are draining slowly, it may indicate a blockage or other issues within the sewer line. A video inspection can reveal the underlying cause and determine the best course of action to resolve the issue.

Invasive Tree Roots

Tree roots can work their way into your home’s underground pipes, causing significant damage to your plumbing system. Our video inspection services will discover exactly where the roots are located for proper removal.

Temperature Changes

Extreme hot and cold weather can cause your home’s foundation to shift, which leads to broken pipes. We can quickly identify any damage to your home’s sewer pipes and make the necessary repairs.

Old Pipes

If you own an older home, the pipes can quickly begin to deteriorate. Cast iron is a common material that degrades, splits, cracks, and may even collapse underground. With our video inspection service, we can discover if your sewer pipes need repair or complete replacement.

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If experiencing frequent stoppages, a drain cleaning and video inspection will allow SWAGS Plumbing and Rooter to provide recommendations for preventative maintenance improvements.

Benefits of Sewer Video Inspection Services

Sewer camera inspection services offer invaluable insights into the condition of your sewer pipe, allowing for thorough assessments and targeted solutions. At SWAGS Plumbing and Rooter, our sewer video inspection services utilize advanced technology to provide a detailed visual inspection of your sewer system. Explore the benefits of sewer video inspection services below:

  • Accurate Diagnosis: Sewer video inspection allows for a precise and accurate diagnosis of sewer line issues. By inserting a specialized camera into the sewer line, plumbers can visually inspect the interior of the pipes, identifying the exact location and nature of the problem. This helps in determining the most effective and targeted solution.
  • Time and Cost Savings: Video inspections can save both time and money in the long run. By quickly identifying the cause of the problem, plumbers can provide timely repairs or maintenance, preventing further damage and the need for extensive excavation. This efficient process reduces the overall repair time and minimizes associated costs.
  • Proactive Maintenance: Regular sewer video inspections are a proactive approach to maintenance. By detecting potential issues early on, such as cracks, leaks, or root intrusion, preventative measures can be taken to address these problems before they escalate. This helps to avoid major sewer line failures and costly repairs in the future.
  • Non-Invasive Method: Video inspection is a non-invasive method of evaluating sewer line conditions. Unlike traditional methods that require extensive digging and excavation, video inspections only require access points to insert the camera into the pipe. This minimizes disruption to landscaping, driveways, and other structures on your property.
  • Evidence and Documentation: Sewer video inspections provide tangible evidence and documentation of the sewer line’s condition. The recorded footage serves as a visual record of the inspection, which can be shared with the homeowner, insurance companies, or potential buyers during property transactions. This transparency helps to ensure trust and clarity regarding the sewer line’s condition.
  • Enhanced Decision-Making: With a clear visual understanding of the sewer line’s condition, homeowners and plumbers can make informed decisions regarding repairs, replacements, or maintenance. The real-time footage allows for a comprehensive evaluation, enabling better judgment and selection of the most appropriate and cost-effective solutions.
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Our Commitment to Excellence

At SWAGS Plumbing and Rooter, our mission is to redefine excellence in the plumbing industry by prioritizing customer needs, community health, and safety. Through prompt and exceptional plumbing services, paired with unwavering integrity, we aim to enhance the lives of those we serve while adhering to the highest standards of quality, compliance, and professionalism.

  • Dedication
    We are dedicated to providing honest, reliable, and top-notch plumbing solutions to our clients, ensuring their satisfaction and peace of mind.
  • Integrity
    Our commitment to integrity is reflected in every aspect of our business, from adhering to all state and local codes to delivering transparent and ethical services.
  • Community Focus
    We prioritize the health and safety of the communities we serve, striving to make a positive impact through our plumbing expertise and community involvement.
  • Customer Satisfaction
    Customer satisfaction is at the heart of our operations. We promise to treat every home with the utmost care and respect, delivering remarkable experiences that exceed expectations.
  • Quality Assurance
    We take pride in getting things right the first time, ensuring that our services are of the highest quality and reliability, resulting in long-term satisfaction for our clients.

Schedule a Sewer Video Inspection Today

Our sewer video inspection service is just one of the tools our team uses to quickly identify and correct clogged main and sewer lines in your home. As the area’s most trusted plumbing team, you can always count on us for high-quality services completed in a timely manner. Contact our team today to schedule your video inspection.

Comprehensive Professional Plumbing Services in San Jose & Surrounding Areas

Throughout California’s Bay Area, homeowners choose SWAGS Plumbing and Rooter for all their sewer and drain needs. As the area’s expert plumbers, we utilize the latest techniques and technology to provide fast and reliable plumbing repair, replacement, and installation services

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24-Hour Emergency Plumbing Service in San Jose, CA, and Nearby Areas

When plumbing emergencies arise, it’s crucial to have a dependable and swift solution at hand. At SWAGS Plumbing and Rooter, we take pride in providing 24-hour emergency plumbing services in San Jose, CA, and the surrounding areas. We recognize the urgency and significance of resolving plumbing problems promptly, which is why our committed team is available round the clock to address your immediate needs. With our 24/7 availability, you can have peace of mind knowing you can rely on us whenever you need us.

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Have questions? We are here to help. Still have questions or can't find the answer you need? Give us a call at 408-706-2808 today!

  • Can I Perform My Own Sewer Line Video Inspection?
    Sewer line video inspections require specialized equipment and expertise to ensure accurate results. It is not recommended for homeowners to attempt performing their own video inspections. Professional plumbers have the necessary training and equipment to conduct thorough inspections, interpret the footage, and provide appropriate recommendations based on their findings.
  • How Much Does A Sewer Line Video Inspection Cost?
    The cost of a sewer line video inspection can vary depending on factors such as the length of the sewer line, the complexity of the issue, and the location of the access points. It is best to contact a reputable plumbing company to obtain a specific quote tailored to your situation. Keep in mind that while video inspections may incur a cost, they can potentially save you money by identifying problems early on and preventing more extensive damage in the future.
  • How Long Does A Sewer Line Video Inspection Take?

    The duration of a sewer line video inspection can vary depending on several factors, including the length of the sewer line, the complexity of the issue, and the accessibility of the sewer line access points. However, on average, a sewer line video inspection typically takes between 1 to 2 hours to complete.

    Feel free to contact us if you have additional questions or concerns about sewer video inspection services. We can provide detailed information and assist you in scheduling a video inspection to address your specific needs.

Hear From Our Happy Customers Reviews & Testimonials
  • "Couldn't Ask For More"

    Daniel provided excellent service! Explained every option in detail and warned us away from solutions that might present problems in the future. His work was excellent, quick, and efficient.

    Tony S.
  • "Trustworthy Company"

    Had SWAGS out to assess the condition of the lateral sewer line at a recently purchased older home. They took the time to answer all our questions and explain how they would approach the issue. Very professional and knowledgeable.

    Lori S.
  • "Will Use Again"

    Excellent service From SWAGS plumbing. The technician was knowledgeable and professional. He provided me with all the alternatives so I could make an informed decision. He was always on time. I would use them again in a heartbeat!

    Shelley B.
  • "Our Go-To Company"

    They are the best we have ever had that fix our sewage drain. Christian explained everything and used the camera. I would definitely refer them to our family and friends. Thank you for unplugging our clog!!

  • "High-Quality Work"

    Completely satisfied major rework of the drainage line plumbing was accomplished and all work schedules were notified in advance. Details on work were reported daily and all city permits were taken care of.

    Mark F.
  • "Quick & Efficient"

    I called for a clogged clean-out problem, very efficient customer service, and easy to schedule. The technician Christian is very friendly and helpful. He came on time, had great communication, and neatly solved the problem. Highly recommend!

    Wu X.
  • "Went Above & Beyond"

    Thank you, Jaime. I'm going to spread you and your company far and wide. This was a gift I never expected and I truly hope in the future, when I'm well, I can support you and your company even more. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

    Lisa H.
  • "Came to My Rescue"

    Thank goodness we found SWAGS! Jaime came to our rescue and got us up and running pretty quickly. He and Dan are incredibly knowledgeable and treat their customers like family. If you need a plumber….call them!

    Debbie B.

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