Trenchless Sewer Repair in Topeka
Honest trenchless sewer repair and pipe replacement in the Topeka area.
When you’re having sewer line problems, the last thing you want to do is wait around and let it get worse. Calling Pat Plumbing, Heating and Air right away could be the best decision you will make. Our company is fully licensed and insured and our technicians are highly skilled. In addition to this, we have the tools and know-how to correct your problem, with minimally invasive measures, if the problem allows for it.
What is Trenchless Sewer Repair?
When you imagine sewer repair, you probably think of a destroyed yard, flower beds askew, and maybe even the street being dug up. Trenchless sewer repair actually does very little of this and can be completed within a day or two. With this process, we’ll view your pipes with a camera and determine the most shallow access point. After determining the most shallow access point, we will hydro jet that pipe, and then remove any excess debris with an auger or mechanical snake.
After the pipe has been cleaned well, we will insert a new lining to cover any damaged areas and allow it to cure. Finally, we will re-examine the pipe with our cameras and turn the water back on.
How to Prevent Sewer Line Problems
The easiest way to prevent sewer line problems is by following a simple maintenance schedule. The type of maintenance performed depends on your sewage lines, but it is always recommended to have the lines inspected at least once per year. Here is what you can expect maintenance to look like on each type of sewage pipe:
- CAST IRON- cast iron is the modern choice for pipes, but if left alone pipe scale can form and eventually clog the line. Snaking the line yearly should be sufficient maintenance, but if this has not been done in a while, hydro jetting may be encouraged
- FIBER CONDUIT- used often in the 1950’s and 1960’s, these pipes are made of rolled wood pulp and tar. The typical advised maintenance for this type of line is hydro jetting
- CLAY- generally used in homes that date pre-1950’s, they are made out of clay. Because of this, the joints are every 50 feet or so which means trees tend to grow into them. Snaking the lines once per year with root cutting equipment is advised as maintenance
This maintenance might not prevent every major clog from occurring but will certainly lessen the chance of them happening. If you are unsure of the types of pipe used, or if they are in good enough condition for maintenance, ask our technicians!
The Plumbing Contractor for the Job
If you’re dealing with a clogged sewer line, the last thing you want is a dishonest technician telling you there’s a bigger problem than there actually is. Our technicians are trained to be thorough, honest, and helpful while presenting all pertinent information. The goal is never to deceive you, but to help you make the best choice possible for your plumbing situation.
If you think you may have a sewer line problem, don’t let it get any worse than it is. Pick up the phone and call Pat Plumbing, Heating and Air at 785-783-5780 today!