Technicians insert camera to visualize and plan trenchless sewer repairModern plumbing materials and methods can be used to minimize disruption when performing sewer line repairs and replacements. Whenever possible, Arrow Sewer & Drain uses robotics and high-quality materials to restore sewer function and draining for homeowners in north and central New Jersey, including Somerset and Middlesex counties. Our trenchless sewer repair services are performed with state-of-the-art equipment and are informed by 15 years of experience in the area.

When Is Sewer Line Repair Required?

Homeowners usually can tell when sewer line repair is required. Indicators may include the following:

  • Slow drains
  • Bad odors inside or outside the house
  • Wastewater and sewage backups
  • Pools of water collecting in the yard
  • Noises coming from the toilet

When homeowners notice these signs of a problem with sewer lines, it’s important to call on an experienced professional. Through analysis of the problem using cameras, examination, and technical knowledge, plumbers and drain specialists can determine if there are problems with the sewer lines. If there are cracks, leaks, or blockages, it’s best to initiate repairs right away. Untended sewer line malfunctions can get worse over time, often creating situations that are costly and complicated.

What Is Trenchless Sewer Repair?

Rather than digging up the yard to replace old sewer lines, trenchless sewer repair, and trenchless pipe repair can effectively fix sewer line leaks with only minor amounts of excavation. Digging occurs to create entry and exit points to the sewer line and repairs or replacement is undertaken from those points. There is no channel or ditch digging, so landscaping can be preserved. These repair or replacement methods also take less time to complete and can reduce or minimize costs. Arrow Sewer & Drain uses the following methods for trenchless sewer repair:

Once the damage to old pipes and sewer lines has been examined, and a repair plan is in place, experienced technicians will pull a new pipe through from entry to exit point. The new pipe material is chosen depending on the specific soils, placement, and other conditions operating at the home. The new pipe material is used to burst the old pipe and replace it along the same pathway, or to line the old pipe with new materials, such as fiberglass soaked in epoxy resin or polymer that are subsequently hardened into place.

What Materials Are Used in Trenchless Sewer Repair?

The exact type of material used for the project depends on the specific situation of the home and the condition of the sewer lines. Arrow Sewer & Drain uses the following commonly used materials for trenchless sewer repair:

  • High-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe
  • Polymer
  • Epoxy resin
  • Fiberglass
  • PVC pipe

Is Trenchless Sewer Repair Right for Your Home?

If you’re noticing foul odors or your drains or toilet have backed up, it’s time to call on specialists who understand plumbing and sewer lines. Trenchless sewer repair is faster and less invasive than traditional channel digging and pipe replacement methods. In most cases, the downtime experienced inside the home is short-term, and trenchless sewer repairs may cost significantly less than other methods.

Schedule a Sewer Inspection With Arrow Sewer & Drain

Don’t wait to call on experienced professionals if you suspect sewer or drain malfunctions. Get the problems fixed right away. In north and central New Jersey, Arrow Sewer & Drain is available for inspections, as well as emergency plumbing services. Contact us today.

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