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Do yourself a huge favor if you ever have a basement backup of wastewater caused by a clogged lateral (the sewer pipe you own on your property).
Hire a plumber with a camera. That’s right. Many plumbers have video cameras they can send through your sewer pipe.
Why is that important? Two big reasons:
It’s also a great idea to have laterals televised if you’re buying or selling a home.
Doing so protects everybody involved in the sale as lateral work can be expensive.
Many of the camera systems can record the inspection and provide you with a copy.
If more costly repairs are necessary, you can use the video to get accurate competitive quotes.
Homeowners can show buyers that the pipe is in good shape.
Buyers can negotiate a lower selling price if problems exist.
>> Building Wisconsin TV - Sewer Lateral Cleanout & Inspection with Master Plumber Justin Castleman
>> Building Wisconsin TV - Sewer Laterals Overview
A camera is lowered into a private sewer pipe with the live footage showing on the screen to the top right
The camera going in.
The camera system finds tree roots partially clogging a lateral. Notice the distance marker (36 ft 11 in), letting the plumber know exactly how far into the pipe a problem exists.