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Repairing Sewers through Trenchless Technology

Residential and commercial sewers that need repair can be best attended to by hiring plumbers. These experts are using today a state of the art technology with video inspections in order to pinpoint the problems, immediately and efficiently, in your sewers. People do not like the damages that go with the old method of sewer line repairs. Cracks on your sewer lines, root intrusion or a sewer line that is already collapsed, can be easily viewed with the use of video inspection without the consequence of damaged property. With the use of a tiny camera being attached to the end of an auger line, plumbers can achieve their video inspection.

Plumbers nowadays also use the new system called trenchless technology, that gives them access to small points and repair one on either end of the line. In this system, the repairs of your sewer system is fast plus your landscape, yard or driveway will not be disrupted, since the plumbers do not have to dig up your entire sewer line. In the past, repairs of sewer systems have to do large scale of excavation. This past way of sewer repair was a long and expensive process considering that after the repair you will have another repair to be done because of your damaged driveway or yard or landscape. Most of the time, it is more costly to replace your landscape, repair your driveways or your yard, than the actual repair costs of your sewer repair. These conditions give the new technology in sewer repairs an advantage in terms of efficiency and cost.

The trenchless sewer repair have two types of options and these are pipe relining and pipe bursting. Pipe bursting method means while the new pipe is pulled through, the old pipe is torn apart.

While pipe relining has some similarities, the method does not split the old pipe apart, but instead, a fiberglass liner is placed in the interior of the damaged pipe. With the fiberglass lining, the pipes are sealed and this could last for several years, especially with the details and how the work was done.

So when you think you have a damaged sewer system, it is good to contact a professional plumber with the knowledge and equipment of the no dig technology. Note that the no dig technology in solving sewage and water line related concerns are now getting popular. Plumbing services who are updated with the trenchless method and have highly advanced cameras, are performing their diagnosis about sewer problems in an efficient manner. With this new modern option, household members who do not like to see their properties destroyed, are most happy with the new system. This new technology is a great alternative to the traditional way when work takes longer and more destructive to one’s surrounding properties.