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How Much Does a CCTV Drain Survey Cost?

Understanding the importance of drain surveys can be a game-changer for surveyors, site managers or homeowners, often appreciating their significance only after encountering a clogged drain – a situation that could have been easily prevented with a proactive survey. Despite common hesitations regarding costs or misunderstandings about high expenses, this blog aims to clarify the expenses associated with drain surveys and emphasise their importance.

CCTV Drain Surveys, utilise advanced technology to examine drainage systems and are essential for identifying potential or existing issues such as blockages, root intrusions, or structural damage. Whether prompted by persistent drainage problems, preparation for purchasing a new home, or as a preventive measure, these surveys resemble a health check-up for your drainage system, aimed at preventing major issues in the future.

Concerns about the cost of drain surveys often overshadow the significant expenses of extensive repairs or replacements that may be necessary if issues remain undetected. Nevertheless, it’s crucial to note that survey costs can vary significantly depending on several factors.

Factors Influencing Costs

Type of Survey: The level of detail and equipment required can affect the cost.

Property / Site Size and Complexity: Larger or more intricate drainage systems require more time and attention to survey.

Location and Accessibility: Properties and sites situated in remote areas or with difficult-to-reach drains may incur additional expenses.

Types of Drain Surveys

Although we don’t offer a set rate for CCTV Drain Surveys, we provide quotes to suit each client’s requirements. This method acknowledges the distinct aspects of every project and guarantees that the survey cost corresponds with the specific site requirements.

Before conducting a CCTV drain survey, we provide a free quote. The quoted price remains fixed throughout the process. Once our engineer visits your site, they evaluate the scope of work, present a quote, and provide feedback allowing you to make the decision that best fits your needs.

Average Costs

The average national cost for a drain survey typically falls between £100 and £800

Benefits of Investment

Prevention of Costly Repairs: Early issue detection can save significant repair costs.

Negotiation Advantage: Survey results can facilitate price negotiations when buying a property.

Peace of Mind: Assurance that your drainage system is in good condition.

Additional Services

Consider potential additional expenses for services like drain mapping, cleaning, sonar tracing, or necessary repairs following the survey.

CCTV Drain Surveys are a crucial tool for maintaining the health of your drainage system, offering benefits that outweigh initial costs. By investing in a survey, you can prevent unexpected repairs, negotiate property prices more effectively, and experience peace of mind. Remember, preventive measures are preferable to reactive solutions.