Pipe Repair in Arlington Texas
Trenchless Pipe Repair | Plumbers Arlington, Texas
Broken or damaged sewer lines place your home and family, the water table, nearby wells, lakes or streams at risk of biohazardous flooding. Due to the health risks involved, broken and obstructed sewer lines need to be repaired quickly by a licensed professional trained to deal with this hazardous emergency. Don’t delay sewer line repairs, call the plumbers in Arlington, Texas for prompt repair of your sewer line issues.
The following are the primary signs of a broken or obstructed sewer line:
- Slow draining or backed up drains. Frequent back-ups may occur in low lying areas such as in any basement drains. Drains and toilets may overflow with raw sewage.
- Gurgling drains.
- The odor of raw sewage, inside, or outside of your home.
- Wet areas or water standing on the lawn with the odor of sewage.
- Collapsed areas on the lawn in the vicinity of the sewer line.
- Cracking along walls, floors of the basement or along foundations.
When drain cleaning efforts fail to provide the desired results, the repair or even replacement of the sewer line may be required by the plumbers in Arlington, Texas.
Any of the following will be an indication that sewer line repair or replacement will have to be provided:
- Sewer pipes that are broken, cracked or collapsed. There are many potential causes such as invasive tree roots and age to name a few.
- Leaking joints due to separation or breakage of the seals between pipe sections.
- Tree roots that cannot be removed.
When you have sewer line problems, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing’s plumbers in Arlington, Texas will utilize a video inspection camera. The camera provides real time images that are transmitted to a monitor, enabling the plumber to clearly see the problem, and identify its exact location. These images are recorded to enable review and to identify the best means of sewer line repair.
Using today’s advanced technology enables a repair to be provided more swiftly than the conventional method of digging up the lawn in order to replace it. In most cases, sewer line repair doesn’t have to be destructive to the lawn and landscaping with the use of trenchless sewer line repair. Trenchless technology can be especially valuable when buildings, patios, driveways or other structures lay over the sewer line. This technology is also useful for homes built on slabs.
In trenchless pipe repair two methods of repair are possible, pipe bursting or epoxy lining. In the pipe bursting method, small access holes are made where the damaged pipe begins and ends. A new pipe of the same or larger diameter pipe will be pulled through the existing pipe which bursts the old pipe into pieces while simultaneously laying new pipe.
Trenchless repairs are significantly less damaging to lawns, landscaping and driveways than traditional repair methods of digging up the entire line to replace it. This method also enables a faster repair, all of which save not only time, but on the cost of sewer line repair by the plumbers in Arlington, Texas.
Epoxy lining is an option that may be used to repair an entire sewer pipe, or used to provide spot repairs as necessary. If a cleanout access is available strategically, the Benjamin Franklin plumbers in Arlington, Texas may be able to avoid disturbing the lawn altogether. Otherwise, at least one small hole will be required in order to provide epoxy lining repair.
After locating the location of the leak with the video camera inspection, the plumbers in Arlington, Texas will be able to place patching material over the leak and secure it firmly to the pipe. Epoxy tubes are available for sewer pipes where the entire length of sewer line needs repair. Epoxy lining is extremely durable, and just as strong as the new sewer pipe.
Occasionally, plumbers run into situations where the sewer pipe is simply too far gone to utilize trenchless pipe repair. In these cases conventional repair, typically using a backhoe will be required.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing’s plumbers in Arlington, Texas will provide you with prompt, professional plumbing service and expertise. You can count on us for reliable service each and every time. We are a member of the BBB and provide 100% satisfaction guaranteed.