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Trenchless Digging. The Best Sewer Replacment Technology

Image of Jack Devetten the Professer of Plumbing talking about trenchless digging.

Trenchless digging, also known as drain surgery is our topic for this week, and Jack, the Professor of Plumbing will share more insights from his vast knowledge of the plumbing world. Today he will start off with a scenario not everyone is familiar with.

Imagine your home is like a big tree that has been standing strong for 60 years. But just like a tree, your home has roots to deal with, except these roots are sneaking into your sewer pipes. Potentially causing drainage problems. Because your sewer pipes are old, made from lead, cast iron, or clay they are getting clogged up by these roots. It is like when your game console overheats because the vents are blocked, it just does not work right.

Here are More Sewer Blockage Causes

  • Grease
  • Food Waste
  • Raw sewage
  • Foreign objects

You also start to notice signs, like toilets that do nor flush properly, sinks are draining slowly. And perhaps even an unpleasant odor in your yard. Worst of all, a high-water bill. This actually means you have a significant issue with your sewer line. But the thought of fixing it has the makings of a nightmare, doesn’t it? You picture backhoes tearing up your beautiful yard to get to those pipes. Actually, there is a solution that does not involve destroying your yard

Trenchless Digging

Trenchless digging a way to replace or fix your pipes without making a big mess. There are two main digging methods. Watch this amazing video.

  • Pipe bursting. This is where a new pipe is pulled through the old one, breaking the old pipe apart and replacing it.
  • Inserting a liner into the existing pipe. Sealed with an epoxy, it acts like a new, seamless pipe within the old pipe.

5 Benefits of Trenchless Digging

Trenchless digging represents an efficient alternative to traditional excavation, offering a multitude of benefits that are both practical and environmentally friendly. Here is a closer look at why trenchless technology is becoming the preferred choice.

  • Minimal yard damage. Unlike traditional methods that require extensive excavation, trenchless technology only needs small access points. This significantly reduces damage to gardens, lawns, and decorative features, maintaining the appeal and integrity of your yard.
  • More cost effective. Typically damaged with traditional digging. And the reduced need for labor-intensive restoration work can make trenchless digging a cost effective choice.
  • Work is completed in a few days instead of weeks because of the reduced need for excavation and the ability to bypass obstacles underground.
  • Modern materials are durable. Trenchless digging technology uses materials that are often more durable than those used in traditional sewer lines. Such as seamless PVC or cured-in-place pipe liners.
  • Good for the environment. Trenchless digging is an eco-friendly way to preserve the natural landscape and reduces the carbon footprint associated cause by large digging equipment.

How Much Does it Cost ?

You might wonder, ” How much is this going to cost?” It might sound expensive, but it actually saves you money because you don’t have to repair your yard. Imagine having to replant your garden or repave your driveway because of digging — that adds up!

But the best part? Your yard stays pretty much the same, with maybe just a couple of small spots where they had to work on it. You don’t have to worry about your yard looking like a construction site.

In the end, choose trenchless digging because it’s quick, doesn’t ruin your yard, uses durable materials. And it’s not as pricey as you thought when you consider everything. It’s a win-win situation for keeping your home looking good, safe and efficient after fixing a big problem beneath the surface.

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