Home Buyer Drain Surveys London
Here at drain365 ltd we offer a comprehensive CCTV drain survey for home buyers and existing home owners.
All our surveys are carried out by our crawler cams, with the latest technology this drain device enables drain365 to investigate the potential problems before they happen giving you the peace of mind you need when buying a new home.
We have listed some reasons why you should carry out a drain survey before buying a home
- Overall Condition of the drainage system both Reporting & Analysis
- Mis-connections identification and reporting
- Ownership of the drainage system – private or water company owned
- Drainage system mapping – in-depth and detailed drawing that show the routes of your drainage system and where it leads.
Your mortgage provider may well request a drain survey report before they lend you any money to buy a property, also insurance companies may request a drain survey to be carried out on the property and lastly our reports will satisfy all parties that require information about your drainage system such as solicitors.
First time home buyers are don’t always know that a drain survey will provide all the relevant information and save the buyer time and money.
If the water company owns the drainage system surrounding your home they will be prompted to resolve the issue, before it causes the home owner any issues.
RICS buildings surveyors cannot carry out an in-depth survey to the main parts of the drainage systems structure.
Buyers are often unaware of the issues their potential new home could have beneath the surface, and can often be in very poor condition.
A growing number of insurance companies are now asking for a home buyers report as they are not aware of the true overall condition any homes drainage system.
Infestations within the drainage system of rats and vermin
How Long Does a CCTV Drain Survey Take?
The length of time taken to conduct a CCTV drain survey on a home can vary, it typically depends on the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and washing rooms the more drains your home has will increase the time required to survey the entire system.
Typically, a drain survey should take around two hours for a standard 2 bedroomed home, providing the cam crawler can travel around the system with no issues.
If the cam crawler cannot travel around the drainage system drain365 will have to use high pressure water jetting to push the debris out of the way making it free for the cam crawler to continue its journey of mapping your drainage system.
Book Your Drain Inspection in London
If you’d like more information about home buyer drain surveys and inspections in London, please contact us on 0800 699 0922 or alternatively please use our contact form.
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