- Tree roots
- Cracks on the pipes whether it is made of plastic, cast iron, lead or clay
- Backups inside the sewage line
- The pipe collapsed
- Rust caused the pipes to corrode
- Pipes are not aligned properly
The good thing about the trenchless method is that it can accomplish what the traditional method can but without the need to dig large areas and is able to go beneath sewer pipes that are under buildings or structures without the need to dig. This is also more eco-friendly since old pipes are reused and no fill dirt that needs to be thrown into landfills.
Trenchless method is done by creating a hole where the material can enter and will be used as a medium to do the replacement. The pipes are then checked for any damages using video inspection. Once the damage area is located, a fiberglass sleeve which is coated with epoxy is injected into the pipe. Once positioned, it is inflated thereby creating a new pipe within the damaged one. Once the pipe is dry enough, another video inspection will be performed in order to make sure that the pipe is repaired.
The use of trenchless method for sewer repair offers various advantages such as materials warranty of up to 50 years, no damage done on high end landscapes, the resulting waste from the process is lesser, cost effective since the damage can be pinpointed before the replacement is done, workers will not work inside the property and it does not have any negative impacts on water service or sewer of businesses that operates for 24 hours.
If you have no idea of this new method then you can look it up online, ask someone you know who has availed the same service or inquire straight from an expert in plumbing to get their professional advice. This is important if you are planning to replace your sewer line soon.