Do plumbing blockages and backups in your home have you stumped? If you’re having difficulty determining the exact cause and location of plumbing issues, a plumbing camera inspection can help you solve the mystery.

What is a plumbing camera?

A plumbing camera offers a safe, non-destructive method for inspecting the condition of your pipes. This specialized camera equipment allows the professionals at  The Original 718  to inspect every inch of your plumbing system, therefore, accurately determining the exact cause and location of your plumbing issues. Due to the in-depth observations capable with a plumbing camera, we can catch impending plumbing problems before they result in additional obstructions.

A plumbing camera inspection offers businesses and homeowners many benefits:

  • Peace of mind regarding the condition of your plumbing system or the system of a property you plan to purchase

  • A fast resolution to even the most confounding plumbing problems by eliminating guesswork

  • Safe, non-destructive, non-invasive inspections free of digging, cutting into drywall, etc.

  • The prevention of future inconvenient and costly plumbing issues with early identification

  • Timely discovery and repair of misaligned, crushed or damaged pipes resulting from a variety of issues including corrosion, tree roots, and shifting soil

  • The identification of leaks that can waste thousands of gallons of water and inflate your utility bills

spartan sentinel inspection camera


718 Sewer & Drain now employs the Spartan Sentinel Inspection Camera to more efficiently check the condition of your pipes. This pipe inspection system is a powerful set of tools that helps us locate and diagnose problems in your pipeline system(s). The lightweight Sentinel comes with a 7-inch screen with recording features and has a battery life of up to 6 hours, therefore giving us ample time to get your plumbing issue fixed and the repairs done right.

New York sewer lines are old and aging out, and plumbing issues frequently occur in apartments with many tenants. Total sewer replacements can cost up to $20,000 in New York City. Heat and steady hot water are essential in the cold winter months. It’s crucial to have clean drinking water if your apartment building’s water source is a rooftop water tank. Regular camera inspections will ease worries and prevent more significant plumbing issues down the line.

We recommend a video camera inspection every 18 to 24 months. The Sentinel has a waterproof, stainless steel camera head and an open-reel camera system. The Sentinel’s 100-foot fiberglass push rod gets the job done for those deep, troublesome clogs. These excellent features allow us to use professional filming tools, while the push rod offers better service and inspects 2″ to 4″ pipes.

Preventing future plumbing emergencies:

If you notice that your drains are moving slowly, contact your plumber in Queens as soon as possible to prevent the damage and headaches of serious pipe blockages. After performing a plumbing camera inspection, our technicians will explain any issues and options. This allows you the opportunity to address any necessary updates or solutions and prevent future problems that could jeopardize the long-term health of your system.

Need help now? Have no fear,  The Original 718  is here!

  • We offers service 24 hour a day, 7 days a week

  • Easily schedule appointments at your convenience

  • Up-front pricing, free of overtime charges

  • Work is guaranteed and completed right the first time

  • Our courteous, considerate professionals never leave a mess

Contact  The Original 718  and schedule your plumbing camera inspection today. We are dedicated to the fast, efficient resolution of your issues, helping you get your business and home life back on track.