Take a picture before you close up that wall during a remodel. The photo will allow you to know what's behind the sheet rock when its time to hang those pictures, or mount that TV. The photo can prevent putting a nail or screw into that water pipe, or drain pipe.
Need to replace that old, clay sewer line but your concerned about protecting your lanscaping? Alot of the time a trenchless sewer line can be installed and your yard will be saved the large trench in the yard. There are times, however, when a trenchless line is not a possible option. When that happens you need the right equipment. Many companies have very small excavators that dig straight and precise trenches, without creating a large footprint. When you choose a plumbing company for your new sewer line, be sure they are prepared for all circumstances. Especially protecting your landscape. See the photo. Like we were never there.
Sewer video inspection equipment can determine the exact location of a sewer line break, or problem area. The video monitor shows the situation on the screen, and receives a transmitted signal that locates the area from the surface. With that, a trained plumber can interpret both and determine