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Nov 20, 2023

The sewer line, a critical component of a property's plumbing infrastructure, is not immune to the Mother Nature and Father Time. Over the years, sewer lines can degrade and become susceptible to various forms of damage. The need for sewer repair is a reality that property owners will likely face sooner or later. Fortunately, progress in plumbing technology has revolutionized the repair process, sparing property owners from the messy and disruptive traditional methods.

In this brief article brought to you by Express Rooter & Plumbing, we explore the evolution of sewer repair and the game-changing benefits of trenchless techniques. If you’d like to witness trenchless sewer repair upfront, then call Express Rooter to schedule an appointment. Our uniformed plumbers are ready to book a convenient date.

The Challenge of Aging Sewer Lines

Sewer lines, typically made of materials such as clay, or cast iron, are prone to corrosion, degradation, and damage over time. Factors like tree root intrusion, ground shifts, and incidental wear can lead to cracks, leaks, and blockages in the sewer line.

Traditional repair methods, involving digging trenches to access the damaged section, not only pose significant disruptions but can also require extensive landscaping and property restoration when the plumbers have left.

Trenchless Solutions: A Modern Marvel

In stark contrast to traditional methods, trenchless sewer repair represents a modern and innovative approach to addressing sewer line issues without the need for extensive excavation. Here are the key aspects that make trenchless sewer repair an appealing choice for property owners:

  • Minimal Disruption: Instead of extensive trenching, only a few access points are needed, minimizing the impact on landscaping and property features. This is particularly advantageous for urban environments or properties with limited outdoor space.
  • Faster Completion: Trenchless sewer repair is known for its efficiency. The streamlined process allows for faster completion of repairs compared to traditional methods. Property owners can enjoy the benefits of a fully functional sewer system without enduring extended timelines.
  • Cost-Effective: The reduced need for extensive excavation and property restoration translates into lower overall project costs.

What Does Trenchless Sewer Repair Involve?

Trenchless sewer repair involves advanced technologies and techniques, such as pipe lining, pipe bursting, and hydro-jetting.

  1. Pipe lining involves inserting a resin-coated liner into the damaged pipe. The liner adheres to the interior, creating a new, durable pipe within the existing one.
  2. Pipe busting utilizes a bursting head to break apart the old pipe while simultaneously pulling in a new one. This method is particularly effective for replacing damaged or collapsed pipes.
  3. High-pressure water is used to clear blockages and clean the interior of the sewer line, typically preparing it for further repair processes.

Hire the Time-Tested Professionals

Trenchless sewer repair marks a significant leap forward in the realm of property maintenance. By eliminating the need for extensive trenching and embracing modern technologies, property owners can now address sewer line issues efficiently, cost-effectively, and with minimal disruption.

For an ultimate peace of mind, make sure to hire a uniformed plumber from a reputable company like Express Rooter & Plumbing. Call us today to speak with a member of our team.


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