Insta-Pipe Blog: Archive for January, 2018

How Does Pipe Lining Repair Sewer Breaches?

Monday, January 29th, 2018

sewer-pipe-trenchlessA breach of your sewer line is, in essence, no different than a pipe breach inside your home. The walls of the pipe become thin or are punctured by damage, and the water comes leaking out. Any professional technician worth their salt knows how to plug a leak in a pipe, and if the situation took place inside your home, it would be easy enough to pinpoint the spot and either patch the leak or install a new length of pipe.

With sewer lines, however, that becomes much more problematic. Your sewer line is buried beneath your property, which means that you can’t simply patch up the leak. In the past, repairing a sewer breach required expensive tools such as construction equipment, as well as extra hands to perform the work. Operations would likely take a long time and end with your yard in a terrible mess: requiring additional costs as you hire groundskeepers to repair the damage.

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Sewer Repair Doesn’t Need to Involve Digging

Monday, January 15th, 2018

sewer-pipe-trenchlessThe sewer line is one of the most important components in your home: sending wastewater from your drains into the municipal sewer system. They’re usually buried under the ground, which affords them protection from the elements and can help prevent damage that might affect other pipes. But there’s a catch: when problems do occur, it can be very difficult to reach the pipe and correct it.

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Pipe Lining Makes Trenchless Sewer Repair Possible

Monday, January 1st, 2018

trenchless-ewer-repairWhen it comes to sewer repair services, trenchless technology has been a true game changer. The main sewer line that runs between your home and the civic system is usually buried underground. That can protect it from harm but makes it incredibly difficult to reach in the event of a leak or a breach. Sewer line breaches (or clogs or other problems) are essentially no different from problems with the indoor pipes in your home. But if there are several feet of dirt between it and the pipe technician, solving it is going to be a challenge.

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