Insta-Pipe Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Video Pipe Inspection’

Sewer Repair Services Can Solve Sewer Line Clogs

Monday, February 26th, 2018

sewer-line-blockageSewer line leaks tend to be more common than sewer line clogs, owing to the larger size of the sewer line, which makes it easier for waste to travel smoothly down the pipe. But clogs still occur, just as they would in any other pipe, and when they do, you can’t just get rid of it by applying a plunger. The good news is that you have options. Sewer repair services have tools and techniques to solve sewer line clog problems, all without having to dig or open up the pipe. Here’s a closer look at the problem and the solutions that professional pipe technicians bring to bear.

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Tools for Trenchless Pipe Repair

Monday, August 28th, 2017

trenchless-pipe-repairOutdoor pipes are usually buried underground, which can be a double-edged sword in some ways. On the one hand, the earth protects the pipe from the elements, as well as helping to prevent accidental damage and keeping the pipe safe. On the other hand, when the pipe runs into trouble, it can be extremely difficult to get to it. In the past, repairing a leaky underground pipe used to be a costly and time-intensive process, requiring excavation equipment and additional manpower to first uncover the pipe, then cover it back up once repairs were made. The operation also tended to tear up your yard, which meant a costly grounds-keeping bill to restore your lawn and re-plant your shrubbery.

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Why It’s Important to Schedule Pipe Inspection

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

plumbing-pipeWhen your air conditioner or heater breaks down, you probably notice it pretty quickly. Even minor malfunctions can give off noises and other warning signs to alert you that something needs repair. With pipe systems, though, it’s often quite a bit more difficult. Aside from a full-blown pipe rupture, there are not many piping issues that announce themselves soon after developing. By the time you notice that you have an issue with your system, it likely will have already suffered quite a bit of damage. The best way to take care of problems before they have a chance to develop that far is to catch them before they start to show symptoms. Scheduling video pipe inspection services is the first step to doing that.

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