How to prepare your pipes when restrictions lift

More businesses are starting to reopen, due to restrictions starting to ease and adapt to taking utmost precautions within the workplace for a safe environment. It is important that not only do business take the steps to ensure they are COVIDSafe externally but to also consider internally, such as your pipes. For most business not operating for a few weeks such as office buildings, gyms and other facilities may have led to water to sit in the pipes, which can over a long period cause serious health risks. Water that sits in a building’s pipes for too long can be potentially dangerous to not only people but also your drains. For building managers who haven’t been running water or where having pipe issues before the pandemic, the water sitting in your pipes may already be causing a significant problem.

To ensure your business is prepared for when restrictions are lifted it is important to take action now to prevent any pipe issues and to prevent any health hazards for when people return.

One thing that should be on your checklist for reopening business after COVID-19 is checking your pipes with a CCTV drain inspection.

By scheduling a CCTV drain inspection it will allow plumbers to see exactly what’s happening in your drains. It is also important to consider a CCTV pipe inspection to assess the conditions of the pipes. As with pipes not being used for quite a long period, who knows what could be going on down there.

Getting a CCTV pipe inspection it can provide a range of information such as:

  • The condition of subsurface interior and infrastructure wall surface of the pipe
  • The exact location of cracks, breaks or blockages
  • The cause of any issues

By using the latest equipment and technology involving just a small drain camera with a bright LED light attached. This small camera is pushed through the bends and joints of the pipes capturing up close, high definition footage that the naked eye may miss. This footage provides a full discovery of your pipe system showing the exact location of current problems and any future pipe repair issue that could occur.

 The benefits of a CCTV pipe inspection

 Not only will CCTV pipe inspection give you the peace of mind knowing that your pipes are safe but also include many benefits.

CCTV pipe inspections are:

  • Accurate
  • Fast
  • Comprehensive
  • Cost-effective
  • Convenient
  • Safe (for pipes, the environment and inspection/repair personnel)
  • Clean
  • Proactive
  • Able to help you take the guess-work out of pipe repairs.

How Nuflow is taking precautions during the Pandemic? 

During this time our network and technicians are staying up to date on each state’s guidelines and take care and precautions when going on-site to create a safe work environment. We use personal protective equipment (PPE), hand hygiene and respect the social distancing rules.

For a full explanation of some important things, you need to find out before you decide who to call when you need a CCTV pipe inspection can be found in our article here.

To ensure the health and safety for your business and your pipes are ready for when restrictions are lifted contact us today.


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