Insta-Pipe Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Vancouver’

Do You Need … The Ambient Cure?

Monday, July 29th, 2019

wall-clockIt’s a dramatic title, but ambient cure is an alternative form of cured in-place piping (CIPP) for underground sewer line repair and other types of buried pipe repairs. The usual way that cured in-place piping is done is with an epoxy that seals the pipeliner onto the damaged area of pipe and then exposes the epoxy to heat to rapidly harden it. We often use this method on jobs to handle repairs for large, long diameter pipes. It’s an effective way to approach many commercial, industrial, and municipal jobs.

But this method does use a large amount of water and it takes extra time. This is why there’s the alternative of using ambient cure CIPP—it doesn’t require any heat to set the epoxy, and it uses less equipment. The epoxy for ambient cure only takes about two to three hours to set, where standard CIPP methods require four to six hours for the cure to be complete.

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Can Hydro-Jetting End Up Damaging My Pipes?

Monday, May 20th, 2019

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One of the best methods available today for cleaning sewer lines and drainpipes is the hydro-jetter. The process of hydro-jetting is now the preferred way to eliminate clogging in pipes and prevent future clogging issues. Hydro-jetting is available for any type of piping system: there are small hydro-jetters that are effective on the pipes for residential homes, and there are powerful hydro-jetters that can handle the entire length of a sewer line for a massive industrial facility. Our technicians who handle sewer repair in Vancouver, WA and the surrounding areas have the best hydro-jetting equipment to handle any service our customers in the area might need.

Our customers, however, want to make sure they’re getting work that not only does the job of cleaning and unclogging their pipeline but which also won’t harm the pipes. Many customers can tell horror stories about an improper service done on their pipes which inflicted serious damage—does hydro jetting pose a similar threat?

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The Best Way to Unclog a Stopped-Up Sewer Line

Monday, November 19th, 2018

sewer-workersOne of the biggest disasters that can afflict the plumbing for a home, business, or other building is a completely stopped-up sewer line. A clogged drain is bad enough, but when a sewer line is fully clogged, it can mean sewage backing up into the building. It’s unhygienic and leads to health code violations that can completely shutter a facility.

In other words, when your building has a stopped-up sewer line, you need help to get it cleared away—fast!

We’re the pipe experts in the area to call when it’s time to rescue a sewer line. We have the best equipment to take care of problems of all sizes. When it comes to clogged sewer lines, we’ll rely on hydro-jetting to solve the problem—it’s the best method available.

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