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CCTV drain inspection & survey

We are specialists in:

  • CCTV inspection & surveys to detect drainage problems
  • Pre-purchase surveys
  • Build-over surveys

If you are buying a new home and need to confirm that the drains to your new or current property are in a structurally sound condition or you are adding an extension to your property and you need a report for Building Regulation Requirements, then you have come to the right place. DrainChecker will provide a comprehensive and easy to understand report to the highest industry standards.

Extracts from a Happy Drains CCTV survey report

Extracts from a Happy Drains CCTV survey report

Freephone 0800 849 8099

or our office mobile 07824 757572

The CCTV survey will detail any problems found , if any, of course !, We provide the easy to understand technical report complete with a site assessments and then decide on an appropriate course of action.

From the findings of the report we can see exactly what is required, and will deliver the quickest and most cost-effective way to put right any defect. 

For more specialist requirements like Building Site Work, Factories, Airports, Hospitals and the Hospitality industry, call us, we would love to help meet your requirments.

If you have damage to the pipework and need help you may consider claiming via your buildings insurance policy. We are FCA accredited and authorised to offer a free claims management service to assist you, We will use the CCTV survey as part of a clear written report for your insurance company.

No cover or uninsured peril, don't worry, you can still use DrainChecker to undertake the repair, we will agree the cost with you at the start of the job and pay us on completion. You can choose not have the repair carried out, You simply pay for the unblocking or other initial emergency works.

The CCTV survey is generally paid for by you insurers as part of the settlement the claim, But if the survey finds no problem after we have undertaken the emergency unblock, then there’s nothing to pay – we waive the survey cost. No fault, no fee.

We use the latest industry software and CCTV technology, to provide you with a full technical report, recommendations, specifications and quotations for any associated repairs from qualified engineers, in other words everything you need to know about your drains !.

We can provide you with:

  • Detailed CCTV drain surveys
  • Drain condition reports to help with insurance claims
  • Expert advice and assistance
  • House purchase surveys
  • Drain repairs
  • Crawler systems for large bore pipes
  • Building site work
  • Factory and industrial site inspections
  • Environmental audit requirements
Multiple Joint Failures

Multiple Joint Failures

Typical Pitch Fibre Pipework Failure

Typical Pitch Fibre Pipework Failure

Root Mass Ingress Through Failed Joint

Root Mass Ingress Through Failed Joint

Scale Build Up - Causation of Blockages

Scale Build Up - Causation of Blockages

Fractured Joint

Fractured Joint

Sewer Pipe Responsibility

Today's Checkatrade Reviews...

10 out of 10 at Checkatrade!

Unblocking drain.

"Came on time, did work as promised. Bit more expensive than others phoned, but charged as promised. I would recommend."

Blocked sink.

"Very cheerful chap, cleared blockage really quickly then explained preventive measures to keep drain clear, very good service all round."

Unblocking pipe.

"Arrived on time, work was done well, very happy with the service."

Kitchen sink unblocked.

"The blockage, which had thwarted several attempts by other plumbers, was swiftly and thoroughly cleared."

Unblocking drain.

"The workman was really friendly and extremely good at his job. He explained what needed to be done and did it very efficiently and effectively. I would thoroughly recommend Happy Drains. In addition, the price was agreed up front so there were no unpleasant surprises."

Drain clearance and camera survey carried out in adjoining property.

"Worked in the adjoining owners land to carry out the work due to access issues. The adjoining owner commented on politeness, cleanliness, efficiency and knowledge of the operatives."

Cleaned drains to remove foul stench.

"Excellent work performed by a courteous and highly professional operative. I would have no hesitation in recommending your firm."

Cleared blocked pipes and drains. Replaced faulty pipe work and repaired drain.

"Exceptionally fast, efficient, tidy and friendly. A job well done for the price quoted."

Drain survey.

"Delighted with the service we received from Happy Drains. From the initial phone call to drain survey, carried out by a friendly and knowledgeable chap, to detailed report, all within 5 working days. I consider this to be excellent in today's world of utter slap dashery. Would highly recommend this company."

Cleared rain drain.

"The company made it easy. They worked around my timings and gave me updates on precise time of arrival. The job was done quickly by a very competent and friendly guy. Would highly recommend."

Cemented gully.

"Great team from start to finish came out cemented my gully because it was leaking and causing damp and smells. All sorted clean tidy and no more pongs!!!"

Cleared drain blockage.

"Representative turned up on time, having called before to reconfirm appointment. Worked in a clean and tidy fashion whilst clearing the drain blockage. Gave helpful advice. Good service all-round."

Drains cleared.

"Really good job, explained what was being done, left site clean."

Checking drains for possible blockage

"Quickly checked everything and showed me on CCTV how drains/sewer system worked. Spotted that dual flushed toilet was too low and advised on likely cost of getting plumber to raise it."

Clearance of blocked drain.

"I have scored this company ten out of ten because their whole service could not have been better."

Unblock drain.

"3rd time used. Always get job done and more importantly clean up all the mess afterwards. Good price and always prompt service."

Blocked drains cleared.

"Great work done by Daniel, very thorough. Good value compared to some of the firms out there!"

Drains unblocked.

"Unblocked drains and also assisted with identifying other problems, great service."

Cleaning blocked sewer drain.

"Fantastic results, unblocked smelly drain with no fuss. Would not hesitate in recommending."

Survey of drainage system.

"Friendly and professional service. Kept well informed and offered good advice."

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Freephone 0800 849 8099

or our office mobile 07824 757572