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Sewer Scope Inspection

Are your sinks and tubs emptying too slowly? I will use a special camera to scope your sewer line to visualize any blockages that are interfering with your plumbing system’s proper drainage. Finding and addressing such problems now can head off catastrophic and expensive repairs later.

Sewer Scope Inspection

What is a sewer line scope inspection? A sewer scope is a uncomplicated procedure. A certified One Stop Home Inspector will use a flexible borescope camera, which will allow them to see and record video of your sewer pipes for problematic Issues.


There are lots of reasons why you should get a sewer scope inspection. If you don’t get routine inspections done on your sewer, you should be aware of the top two reasons you should. 

  1.  Damage to your homes structure like:

    • Flood damage: like yard flooding into your home.

    • Sinkholes: that can wash out your soil leading to potential foundation issues. 

    • Mold issues: due to excessive moisture and humidity.

  2. Potential health concern backups or leaking of your sewer can lead to:

    • Bacteria Growth

    • Parasites

    • Harmful Sewage

    • Mold 

    • Sewer Gases 

    • Fungi Growth


What your inspector will be looking for: 

  1. Cracks 

  2. Clogs

  3. Blockages

  4. Low areas in drainpipe

  5. Separation in drain line

  6. Tree roots

  7. Visible signs of damage


A sewer scope inspection can expose potential health risk to you and to avoid costly future repairs. You should plan on a sewer scope before buying your dream home.


Sewer Scope Cost VS Sewer Line Repair 


Typical sewer scope inspection cost between $150 to $500 this may seem expensive but lets compare this to the cost of a sewer line repair.


A typical sewer line repair cost anywhere between $1200 to $2900 which is significantly higher than a sewer scope inspection.


Now if that's not bad enough most homeowner insurance typically don't cover sewer line repairs so that means it's an out of pocket expense for you. Before you buy your dream home let One Stop Home Inspection preform a sewer scope inspection and help protect you from a costly unexpected expense.

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