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Our plumbers come to every job equipped with CCTV drain inspection equipment to promptly discover what’s gone wrong with your blocked drain.

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Why You May Need a CCTV Drain Inspection

If you’re dealing with a blocked toilet or blocked sink pipe, before beginning any serious work we’ll have to investigate the true cause. At Metropolitan Plumbing we use the latest CCTV drain inspection technology to achieve this.

Few things are worse than a blocked stormwater drains or sewer pipe.

To assist with providing a long lasting solution, our plumbers utilise CCTV cameras to inspect the drain and find the root of the problem.

Our CCTV video inspection equipment provides a visual image of the underground pipework, avoiding the need for excavation.

For serious blockages, it helps us determine the best method for clearing it out, and also whether pipe relining is possible. We strive to provide long term solutions and leave you with pipes that are like brand new.

If you fear there’s a blockage in your drains, give our friendly customer service team a call to book one of our experienced plumbers.

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If you keep having the same blockage over and over again, there could be something more going on in your pipers than the problem that was first thought. In this instance, it’s essential to have the offending blocked drain inspected using a Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) sewer camera. The first blockage may just be a symptom of another plumbing problem further down the line.

CCTV drain cameras are also very good at pinpointing the exact location of a blockage and can determine what the cause of the blockage is. This allows your blockage to be cleared in a prompt and reliable manner and to determine if any damage has been caused by the offending tree root or other materials that may be blocking the pipe. If your pipework has been damaged a repair or pipe replacement will be in order to eliminate any further blockages.

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The Cause of Blocked Drains

Stubborn blockages are the last thing anyone wants to face. It could lead to water damage, broken drains, structural issues and costly repairs.

Thankfully a CCTV inspection can uncover the issue. Hopefully, it catches the problem early on so there is no long term damage to your property.

With over 25 years’ experience, we’ve discovered there are some common causes of blocked pipes. Therefore, your drain inspection will likely uncover one of the following:

  • A blockage caused by toilet paper, wet wipes or sanitary products
  • Collapsed pipes as a result of shifting soil or incorrect installation
  • Tree roots which have invaded the pipe, or other garden matter

If you believe there’s a blockage which needs to be uncovered, contact our friendly customer service team today. We could have a licensed plumber at your door within an hour* of your call.

How Will a CCTV Inspection Help?

Along with hydro jet drain cleaning and pipe relining, it’s a triple treatment for providing pristine pipework which will last decades.

The major benefit is it’s also an efficient, cost-effective way of identifying problem pipes that cannot be readily exposed or assessed. Timely and accurate information can be provided to the customer, so you receive a fast resolution.

Why Choose Metropolitan Plumbing?

Let Metropolitan Plumbing take away the mystery of blocked drains with our CCTV drain inspection. Nothing will go unseen, and we can advise you of the best plan of attack.

Our plumbers are readily available when you require urgent work or routine plumbing maintenance. When you call us we always have a 24/7 plumber in the area ready to go.

We treat every day the same, too. So we’re always working on weekends and public holidays because we know your plumbing problems never take time off.

Because of our commitment to customers, we also offer upfront fixed price quotes on all jobs and you’ll never pay extra after hours for a local plumber.

Your drain inspection and blocked drain repairs will cost the same no matter what time of day we arrive.

And when it is urgent work which requires an emergency plumber we will aim to arrive within an hour* of your call.

Interest Free CCTV Drain Inspection

If you have a drain that’s blocked and prefer the convenience of flexible interest free payment plans**, Metropolitan Plumbing can help. Our $0 deposit, interest free payment plans** provide the freedom to repay the costs at your own pace, no matter how big or small the job.

Customers can be approved on site, with our plumber able to sign you up for a plan with Humm, OpenPay or Zip Pay. Approval takes only minutes and it means work can begin straight away!

You’ll be able to enjoy long term drain solutions without worrying about challenging upfront payments. Instead, you can manage the instalments at your own pace so you’re always in charge.

For more information on our interest free payment plans and drain clearing services, call us now!

FAQ - All Your CCTV Questions and Answers in One Place

Got a question about CCTV inspections? We've got the answer down below.

CCTV (closed circuit television) inspections use a camera to assess and monitor pipes and drains for repair and/or replacement. They can be used to identify the cause of pipe and drain-related problems by visual inspection with high-resolution cameras. Rather than acting on guesswork or excavation, CCTV inspection is far less invasive while still allowing accurate diagnosis of your problems. Your plumber might suggest a CCTV inspection for the following reasons:
  • Blocked drains
  • Blocked stormwater drains
  • Leaking pipes
  • Buying a home
At the end of a CCTV inspection, you can expect a detailed report about the state of your drains and even have recommendations on how to prolong your plumbing system’s life.
An array of moving parts used for drain inspection means it’s necessary to employ a fully qualified plumber to carry out the work. Some of the components that can be used include:
  • Waterproof cameras (50-300mm)
  • High intensity lights
  • Plumbing rods
  • Crawlers
  • Sonar units
The typical process has your plumber insert the CCTV camera into the drain or pipe in question, connected to a flexible metal cable. Small motors in the cable allow the camera to be fed into the pipe and be controlled remotely. The camera has intense lights attached to illuminate the inside of the pipe and the plumber is able to see in real-time the condition of your plumbing. Using this, they are able to locate where a leak is coming from or even identify what material is causing your blocked drain.

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What Our Happy Customers Have to Say

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Metropolitan Plumbing are proud winners of the 2020 Product Review award in the plumbing category. This award highlights our dedication to outstanding customer satisfaction. Product Review provides a platform for real-life experiences. Check out some of our customers' reviews below:
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Thank you to Matty and Peter C for their expert help and advice with a new hot water service. Matty is a superb plumber with a can-do attitude and great knowledge. Peter is efficient and knowledgeable. Both plumbers worked quietly and efficiently and tidied up afterwards.

Prudence - VIC
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I rang Metropolitan to have a blocked drain cleared, they sent a local lad, Caleb. The response was within two hours and now I’ll be using Caleb and Metropolitan on a permanent basis.

Peter - SA
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Callum showed up on time, was very communicative, solved the issue with no hassle. Polite and courteous. Quality young tradesman. Would definitely have him back to fix any issues in the future.

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