Ever heard your toilet gurgling when you flush? Does the water in the shower floor drain slower than usual? Or is there a nasty-smelling puddle that came out of nowhere in your yard? Sorry to say, your sewer line may be damaged. Broken sewer lines ought to be replaced. The bad thing about it is that it takes a lot of time, money, and effort to dig up the ground and expose the pipes to repair it. The good thing about this, however, is that you can opt for a trenchless sewer line replacement. Read on to know more about it.
Why Do Sewer Lines Get Broken?
Sewer lines get broken because of wear and tear. Its durability depends on the material used. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes have a lifespan of over a hundred years so it’s a wise choice. Other popular materials used in the past were clay tile and steel that may only last up to sixty years. Roots of trees can penetrate and puncture less durable walls and eventually take up the whole space of the pipes.
Accumulated grease, debris, and other solid wastes can also cause damage to the sewer system. And if you think that using a plumber’s snake every time your pipes get clogged is good, you’re wrong. Snaking frequently can scrape pipes and would easily damage clay pipes.
When Do you Repair or Replace a Sewer Line?
The answer: A.S.A.P.
A broken sewer line is in danger of collapsing so it poses a threat to your community’s streets and sidewalks. Do not wait for this to happen because unless you want to be burdened with huge expenses. We’re talking about a more or less a thousand dollars here.
Patching up may look less costly compared to having the entire sewer line replaced. Then again, a series of patch-up jobs may cost more than a sewer line replacement in Independence. You must also not think of doing the job yourself as only professionals are equipped to handle complicated sewer repair jobs.
It is recommended that you find a licensed Independence plumber who can perform a sewer camera inspection in your property. The process will let you see the exact condition of your sewer pipes, something that you cannot observe underground. Your plumbing contractor will be able to tell you how much damage there is and also identify the exact location/s of damage/s.
Choose Trenchless Sewer Line Replacement in Independence
Trenchless sewer line replacement is a sewer line repair method that will save you from the trouble of having your landscaped ruined. Another advantage of this technology is the possibility of quick full sewer line replacement. A licensed Independence plumber does this with only 2 holes on either side of the section to be replaced. A steel cable is inserted into the sewer line to burst the old pipe and make way for the new one. You may contact Plumbers 911 Missouri at (816) 656-2524 to know more about trenchless sewer line replacement in Independence.
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