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Old 04-24-2013, 09:55 PM   #1
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Depth and location of main drain


I need to drill a few (1/2" wide, 18" deep) holes in my utilty roon in basement concerte slabs for termites (18" deep). My house is in northern VA and 9 years old.

I do see main pvc drain pipe goes into the ground. I need to know where it exits the house and how deep that pipe goes under the floor?

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you may want a camera and line trace, we find drilled and broken pipes all the time from subterranean termite treatments from exterminators.

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I tried all the secrets and tricks and in the end I hired a plumber with a camera and a "detecting" device that they could tell where the camera was and mark the floor. It cost me about $180.

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Yes, that's the easiest way. Call someone to send a camera down and locate the line. Kill three birds with one stone. Have it video inspected at the same time to determine the current condition, locate under the slab, and have them locate it in the yard, so you know depth and location for future reference, i.e. landscaping, etc.
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