Don’t Flush Away Your Yard To Fix A Pipe

The average sewer line is typically six inches or more in width, and it takes a lot more than too much paper or loose debris to clog it up. So what exactly does it take to clog up a sewer pipe? You don’t want to know — and that’s where a sewer pipe repair expert comes in handy.

Even better, cutting edge techniques now allow for trenchless drain repair. That means plumbers no longer have to dig up a yard and leave ugly scars across your landscaping just to get a sewer pipe flowing again. Trenchless drain repair utilizes new high-tech solutions to fix the oldest problem in the world.

Almost 80 percent of Angie’s List users had never heard of this new “no dig” sewer technology. Despite the lack of consumer awareness, trenchless plumbing repair and sewer lateral lining repair have been available for two decades now. Three quarters of homeowners said they would pay more for sewer pipe replacement if they didn’t have to tear up their existing back yard and landscaping features. Fortunately, consumers no longer have to choose between digging up their beloved deck and getting their toilets running in time for the next summer barbecue.

One of the most cutting edge trenchless plumbing repair technologies is called Cured-in-place-pipe, or CIPP. This flexible, seamless material acts as a pipe-within-a-pipe and allows sewer lateral lining repair without ugly pits or trenches left behind. This new technique can fix or replace pipes from four to 110 inches in diameter.

And remember, Angie Hicks of Angie’s List fame recommends thorough sewer and drain inspections immediately if your home is more than 40 years old.

Using CIPP and other modern sewer line repair techniques, you can clear or even replace your pipes with minimal damage to your home and yard. So don’t flush away your beloved yard just to replace aging sewer pipes. Trenchless drain repair brings the latest drilling technology right into your backyard.

Effective sewer pipes have challenged humans for hundreds of years, but “no dig” tech finally has the solution mankind has been waiting for.

Dialysis Center in Toledo Needed CME’s Expert Lining Service

The team here at CME Sewer Repair took a call from from a contractor who needed our expertise in pipe lining without disruption.  From time to time we do get these types of calls where it is paramount that no disruptions are allowed due to the sensitivity of the facility.  In this case we had to rehabilitate a dialysis center without the need of shutting it down.  This is no small task, however, it is a task we take seriously and a challenge we accepted.  We performed a camera inspection and were able to determine that this pipeline was approximately 100 feet long, and the diameter of the pipe was 4 inch. This all seems pretty routine until you realise that there are 11 reinstatements on this line that needed to be opened up.  Basically, a reinstatement is when you line the pipe through and you cover over the branch pipe openings  coming into the line.  So each branch line (11 of them) needed to be opened back up.

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He is where it gets a little tricky, the sewer was leaking from 25 different dialysis stations and it was discharging into the basements.  As you could image this is a highly toxic situation.  Luckily, we were able to clean up the mess in the basement so there was no further damage.  We decided to start the work on a Friday at 5:30 pm, and by 7:00 pm on Saturday the entire line had been rehabilitated back to a better than brand new condition.  We didn’t have to tear up any floors or excavate and sucessfully line the whole pipe and opened up all the branch lines.  By the time we left the sewer was working perfectly from all stations.

The customer was very happy with our work and could not believe that we were able to complete the whole repair without digging and did it in about 24 hours and for less money than traditional repair.  We here at CME Sewer Repair take pride in offering our customers the best solutions when it comes to sewer repair.  If you have a troublesome or difficult sewer call us today at 513 672 8302 and let one of our experienced technicians come and take a look at your sewer situation.


Drain Cleaning Discovers Tree Roots at a Home in Norwood, OH

We received a call from a homeowner who had been dealing with an ongoing sewer problem.  The customer stated she could sometimes smell the sewer gas in the downstairs basement and her sewer would back up from time to time.  She had called us looking for a drain cleaning, she was sure that would take care of her problem.  When we got out there sure enough we could instantly smell the sewer gas in her downstairs basement bathroom.  Our technician got permission to run a sewer camera down inside her drain line to see where this smell was originating from.  About 25 out from the house, about where she had a large shade tree in her front yard, we discovered a cracked sewer pipe and it was full of roots.  You could see in the video, there was toilet paper getting hung up in the tree root ball, and it was causing not only the odor but it would also lead to backups periodically.

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We shared our findings with the homeowner and explained to her that the pipe was actually a great candidate for sewer pipe lining and that we did not need to dig up here sewer to repair it.  She was blown away because she didn’t know our trenchless repair service existed.  All told, her sewer line was approx 75 feet to the city sewer.  The following day we were able to line here entire pipe and accomplished the full repair in about 24 hours.  Needless to say, our customer was very satisfied with our sewer lining service.  With our repair we actually rehabilitated her sewer back to a better than brand new condition.  When we told her about manufacturer’s LIFETIME GUARANTEE she was very happy.

Having a faulty or broken down sewer doesn’t have to be a nightmare scenario, call CME Sewer Repair service as we are the experts in trenchless sewer repair here in the greater Cincinnati area.