Many homes in Newton, NJ have sewer lines that are reaching their life expectancy and many need to be changed. Older homes usually have concrete sewer lines and these lines have a highest life expectancy of about eighty years. If your home is sixty or more years old, it is a best idea to have your pipes inspected.
Finding yourself with a sewer line that needs to be changed can be stressful, but sewer surgeon services can help. Our certified technicians expert in sewer inspections and will come up with a solution to any issues that are present.
What can happen when a sewer line breaks
When your sewer line damages, a number of different issues can arise. For starters, you could end up with sewage spilling on your property. Definitely, this is a sure sign that you have a big issue on your hands, but the proof is not forever this clear.
In some conditions, your pipes could be ten or twenty feet beneath the surface. As an outcome, you probably would not even realize that you have a damaged sewer line right away. Once this break is present, soil, roots, and other debris can get into your line, leading to clogs and backups.
There have even been examples where rats have walked up the sewer line and into homes through the toilet. Definitely, this is horrible experience for homeowners, but, luckily, there is something that you can do right away to get rid of the chance of this happening to you.
Get your sewer line inspected
Inspections are the simplest way to reject big issues, as we can sometimes repair the line before it needs to be changed.
We use the state of the art equipment to manage sewer line camera inspections. This is performed by sending a camera into your sewer line to look for damage. The camera can find actually where the issue is, how serious it is, and helps us determine the top course of action.
When dealing with concrete pipes, it is relatively simple to tell how much life the pipes have left just by looking at them, which is one of the factors why this technique of inspection is so competent in the Newton, NJ.
Sewer pipe replacement
When the sewer line can no longer be repaired, or if it is very old that a complete replacement is deemed the top options, you will have some choices at your disposal.
The old way of changing a sewer pipe replacement was to dig up your yard, take out the old line, and install a fresh one. Although we try to reject this technique as much as possible, there are conditions where it is the just way of doing things. Our technicians will go over your choices with you before we get started, so that you have an idea which technique will work the top for your home.
If at all possible, we will perform a trenchless sewer line replacement or repair. We manage this job with a process known as directional boring where we push a new pipe within the old one, bursting the old pipe into the soil.