Utility & Pipe Locating

In the past hidden pipes were found using the “best guess” method, often resulting in needless destruction to the home and a lot of wasted time. Today we use a wide variety of pipe locator technologies to find hidden pipes such as ground-penetrating radar, radiodetection, infrared and X-rays.

Radio Detection

Radio Detection is a method of locating pipes by inducing a radio signal into the subject pipe. This is done by either directly contacting the pipe with a transmitter or by an ...

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Leak Detection

Just making a routine check around your property can definitely alert you to leaks that you didn’t know existed. Here are some hints that might give you an idea that you have a leak:

  • Pay attention to your water bill. Monitor fluctuations.
  • Look for areas that are constantly wet or soggy. Slow underground leaks are hardly noticeable.
  • Listen for water running when no one is using it. (It’s more effective to do this at night)
  • If the burner on your water heater kicks on ...
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Sewer Gas & Odor Detection

Depending on the specific circumstances, the exiting smoke can indicate the location of broken pipes, manholes and catch basins; or where roof or foundation drains might be connected to the sewer system. This indicates where infiltration or inflow might enter the sanitary sewer system. During the testing, smoke will typically appear from roof drains, catch basins or yard drains connected to the sewer system. The smoke may also appear from cracks in the pavement above the sewer, from landscaping above ...

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Sewer Video Inspection

Our sewer video inspections include a copy of the inspection and the above ground electronic location of the line, including the depth and location of any problem areas. Video inspection is not limited to sewers and drains; we perform inspections on A/C vents, underground returns, electrical conduits, piping systems, flood and irrigation lines.

Rooter Alert Plumbing can accurately locate sewer and drain lines by using a small radio transmitter on a push rod inserted into lines as small as 1½ inches. ...

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