Do you need a cctv drain survey in Romford?

If you're moving into a new property, or building an extension to your Romford home or have persistent problems with your drains, it's a good idea to get a professional drain survey done.

Checkatrade approved Romford drain survey company

CCTV drain surveys, whether they are for residential or commercial Romford properties, are the perfect way to determine the reasons for your drainage problem quickly and accurately.

Our drain cameras can identify structural issues such as collapsed drains, root ingress, pipe scale, cracked or broken drains, incorrect installation, blockages and displaced joints.

For a FREE quote or expert advice regarding choosing the right drain inspection or drain survey in Romford or Chadwell Heath, please call 01708 545 267 or email

Approved drain survey company in Romford and Chadwell Heath

Why might someone in Romford need a drainage survey?

Buying a new home

CCTV drain surveys are one of the most crucial things a Romford homebuyer should do before buying their new home.

Building an extension

A pre-build survey can show the location and condition of drains running under or close to any proposed building work.

Problems with rats

Rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a 50p piece. A cctv drain survey can identify any cracks and defects.

Surface flooding

A cctv drain survey can identify the underlying reasons for surface water flooding into your Romford property.


Leaking or broken drains under your property can lead to subsidence. A drain camera survey can identify any defects.

Persistent problems

If your drains keep reblocking or those horrible drain smells don't go away, it might be time for a cctv drain survey.

Pre-purchase drain surveys for Romford homebuyers

Drain surveys are one of the most important things to do before buying your new home.

Unfortunately, some Romford homebuyers only find out their drains have structural defects once they've moved in and then have to pay lots of money for drain repairs.

A pre-purchase drain survey can spot any potential problems before they appear, giving the buyer, the opportunity to negotiate with the seller or even pull out of the purchase.

To book a homebuyer drain survey, call 01708 545 267 or email our Romford office.

Pre-purchase drain survey for homebuyers in Romford

What do we charge for a cctv drain survey in Romford?

£295.00 plus vat
This is a fixed price for a professional cctv drain survey with a full report at a domestic property in Romford or Chadwell Heath.
(Additional charges apply if jetting is necessary. Price is for up to 3 manholes.)

What areas of Romford do we come out to carry out our cctv drain surveys?

Ourengineers carry out cctv drain surveys, drain inspections and homebuyer cctv surveys in the Romford area including Chadwell Heath, Gidea Park, Harold Wood, Rush Green, Gallows Corner, Marks Gate, Hornchurch, Collier Row, Harold Hill and postcodes RM1 - RM7.

What if you don't need the full cctv survey report?

We do offer a "quick look" drain survey, often referred to as a drain inspection, to locate and diagnose a specific problem within a drain.

The engineer can show you the footage on site and highlight any issues as he does the survey. This is cheaper and quicker for those who do not require the footage or a full written report, however, will not be adequate for insurance purposes.

Prices for a "quick look" drain survey in Romford or Chadwell Heath start from only £125 plus vat.

Build over drain surveys in Romford

If you are building a conservatory or any other extension to your home, the local water authority in Romford will need to know, to ensure access to drains is not restricted.

Your local water authority will be able to tell you where the main sewers run. They will need to know the location, condition, depth and size of all drainage within 3m of the proposed extension. A build over drain survey will give you all the information you need.

Build over drain surveys in Romford or Chadwell Heath

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Why use Drain Detectives to do your drain survey in Romford?

Free Expert Advice

Not sure where to start? Call our Romford office and an engineer will advise you on choosing the right cctv drain survey for your needs.

Checkatrade approved

We are proud to be members of checkatrade. We ask all of our Romford customers to leave reviews of our cctv drain surveys.

Competitive Prices

Drain Detectives aim to give the best value for money price for cctv drain surveys in Romford, with fixed prices offered wherever possible.

Could a drain survey help solve your rat problem?

Over 90% of rat problems in homes in Romford and across the UK are because of faulty and defective drainage systems. So if you are hearing rat noises in your ceilings, walls and under the floor and the normal rat control methods aren't working, we can help.

Rats can enter through displaced drains, broken or cracked pipes and redundant drains.

Our engineers in Romford use the latest drain survey equipment, to identify any faults and defects, that would allow rats to escape from the sewers and into your home.

Our drain survey report will list the defects, with recommendations for all drain repairs.

A drain survey can help you with rats in your Romford or Chadwell Heath property

What about commercial drain surveys in Romford or Chadwell Heath?

Commercial drain surveys are normally just on a bigger scale, but we do have a crawler camera for those larger pipes.

We have done commercial drain surveys for housing developments, retail parks and colleges in the Romford area.

Cameras for commercial drain surveys in Romford
If you think you may need a cctv drain survey or drain inspection, you have come to the right place. Call our Romford office on 01708 545 267 for expert advice and a FREE no-obligation quote!