How the Trees in Your Front Yard Can Destroy Your Pipes

September 1st, 2015

Everyone likes to have trees on their property. They’re aesthetically pleasing, offer shade on hot days, and are good for the environment. However, there is one disadvantage to having trees near your home: roots. Tree root structures actually have the capability to cause incredible damage to the surrounding area over time. If you aren’t careful, they can even destroy your water and sewer lines. Let’s take a closer look at the dangers posed by tree root structures, and how you can protect against them. Continue Reading

Should I Attempt to Repair or Replace My Own Pipes?

August 31st, 2015

Short answer? No. No you shouldn’t. That would hardly make for an informative blog post, though, so we’re going to go into a bit more detail. There are a couple of different reasons why you really can’t, or shouldn’t, attempt to repair or replace your own pipes. These reasons become even more relevant when we’re talking about your water or sewer line. Let’s examine why it’s best to trust a professional with your pipe repair and replacement. Continue Reading

Frequently Asked Trenchless Questions!

August 25th, 2015

We do love to talk about trenchless technology around here, and we hope that we have been able to provide some valuable information to the curious seekers of the Internet. However, we have noticed that all of the information we provide on trenchless technology has become rather spread out. In an effort to condense all of those blogs into an easy reference sheet, we’ve got a few frequently asked trenchless questions for you to reference. Don’t worry, though. This doesn’t mean that we’re going to stop blogging about trenchless. We’ll be here with more trenchless blogs next week, and the week after that, and the one after that…. Continue Reading

Why You Need a Professional for Conduit Installation

August 24th, 2015

There are tons of different reasons to want to lay more conduits on your property. Maybe you’ve got a new barn or storage shed that you want to run electricity to. Maybe you have an old conduit that’s just worn out and needs replacing. Regardless of your reasons, though, the important thing is that you have it done by a professional. Read on to find out why professional conduit installation is absolutely necessary. Continue Reading

Why Lime Scale Is Such a Threat to Your Pipes

August 18th, 2015

We’ve gone over how lime scale can cause the need for trenchless pipe replacement, by building up and restricting the flow of water through them. What we haven’t really talked about, though, is why lime scale actually necessitates pipe replacement instead of just having a simple repair. The answer is surprisingly simple. Read on to find out why lime scale is such a threat to your pipes. Continue Reading

How Often Should I Replace my Sewer Line?

August 17th, 2015

With how often we talk about trenchless pipe replacement, you may think that it’s something that needs to be done every year or so. In actuality, this isn’t the case. In fact, in many cases homeowners never have to replace their sewer lines. The sewer line that serves your home is typically made of copper, which is a highly resilient material. Copper pipes can easily last up to 100 years with proper maintenance. However, there are a number of problems that can result in the need to replace your sewer line. The important thing to know is when your sewer line might have a problem that requires replacement. Let’s take a look at some of those symptoms now. Continue Reading

Causes of Trenchless Pipe Replacement

August 11th, 2015

By now, you’ve seen us yammer on and on about the benefits of trenchless pipe replacement, and you may be thinking that you need it yourself. How can you tell, though? It’s not like you can actually examine your pipes to see if they’re degraded or anything like that. Well, there are a couple of different things that cause a need for trenchless pipe replacement. Even though your pipes are meant to last around a hundred years, if one of these problems gets a foothold, you might as well replace it sooner than later. Let’s take a look at some of those problems now. Continue Reading

Is Trenchless Technology Cost Effective?

August 10th, 2015

When a pipe under your home needs repair or replacement, you’re probably going to get a lot of quotes from a plenty of different companies about how much it will cost you to fix. As trench replacement is still quite common, you may find yourself stuck between choosing between a trench and a trenchless solution. What’s the right solution for you? The answer is almost always trenchless. Read on to find out why a trenchless solution is the most cost effective one for pipe repair or replacement. Continue Reading

Is Trenchless Technology Always Preferable to the Alternative?

August 4th, 2015

Pretty much the only thing we talk about around here is the wonderful world of trenchless. We’ve told you how advantageous it is to repiping and conduit installation. We’ve given background on where it came from, and what it entails. Pretty much everything a homeowner could ever wish to know about trenchless is located on this blog. Despite all of that information, however, you may feel as though we are overselling trenchless technology. “It can’t possibly be that good,” you may say to yourself. “Surely, there must be some situation where traditional trench technology is preferable to trenchless technology.” Unless you’re defending an area against charging infantry, we’re afraid not. Trenchless is simply, objectively, better than the alternative. Let’s go over some of the reasons why. Continue Reading

Trenchless Technology In-Depth

August 3rd, 2015

By now, we’ve gone pretty deep into trenchless technology (nyuck nyuck nyuck) and you may be thinking that there’s nothing more to say on the topic. You would, in fact, be wrong. Trenchless technology is a huge (undisturbed and aesthetically pleasing) field, and we’ve got plenty more to teach you about the various details that go into trenchless procedures. Let’s take a look at some of the really gritty details of trenchless technology, and why it’s your best choice for pipe-related stuff. Continue Reading