Sewer Pipe Replacement Is More Affordable than You Think


Sewer Line Repair in Santa Ana Made Affordable by Innovative MethodsHave you noticed odors coming from your toilets, sinks, or other drains in your home? Are there soft spots in your yard that is caused by raw sewage leaking? If you notice any of these issues at your home, it may be time to consider sewer pipe replacement. It’s possible that an obstruction or aged pipes have caused a section of the pipe to become damaged and now it needs to be replaced.

Hearing the words sewer pipe replacement are not words that conjure up good feelings. In fact, for most people it leads to panic. The most common response we get after a customer is told they need replacement services is, “How am I going to pay for this?”

Thanks to advances in the plumbing industry, sewer pipe replacement in Santa Ana isn’t as expensive as it once was. It’s still not a cheap plumbing repair like replacing a broken faucet or unclogging a toilet, but there are options that can keep the costs down considerably.

Let’s Talk about Trenchless Sewer Line Options

In the past, when an outdoor pipe was damaged, plumbers would have to dig up huge sections of the yard to find the location of the pipe and then spend time breaking apart the pipe to replace it. With trenchless sewer line repair, excavation is minimal. Much like cardiologists use catheters to repair blocked arteries, the trenchless method of repair uses state-of-the-art equipment to place a sleeve around the damaged section of the pipe and cover the old pipe with a newer, stronger cover. It’s basically putting a pipe inside a pipe. After the procedure, the plumber will use a video camera to ensure that the procedure went smoothly and your sewer line should be back to operating in its normal fashion.

Sewer Drain Cleaning Protects Against Damage

To save even more money, consider regular sewer drain cleaning to prevent obstructions in the first place. Preventive maintenance is always more affordable that major repairs.

To learn more about sewer pipe replacement in Irvine, give your friendly, local plumbers a call today.

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