How to Diagnose Plumbing Drain Problems

Posted by in Home Improvement Tips, on May 14, 2017

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Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-primer-pipes-heat Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tracks down the source of a clogged drain using some high tech equipment. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Time: 1-2 hours Cost: $10,000 in tools Skill Level: Advanced Tools List:
Gloves
Drain Camera
Drain Locator Tool Steps:
1. Use a drain camera to look for possible obstructions in the main drain line of the house. Ensure the distance meter is reset before entering the drain to give an accurate measurement of where in the pipe a clog may be located.
2. Use a line locator to confirm the location of the camera under the floor. Follow This Old House and Ask This Old House: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisOldHouse
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