Trenchless: What Is It Good For?

October 13th, 2015

Those of you who have been with us a while already know about the many diverse benefits of using trenchless technology for pipe installation, repair, and replacement. For those of you who are just joining us, however, we thought it might be a good time to recap why trenchless is such a great idea. Let’s take a look at why you should choose trenchless technology over the more traditional trench methods. Continue Reading

I Have Puddles Forming in My Yard—Is That Bad?

October 12th, 2015

Well, it certainly isn’t good. Puddles forming in your yard could very easily mean that your water or sewer line needs repair or replacement. If you see this happening on your property, the best thing to do is to call for repairs immediately. While you’re waiting for us to arrive, though, take a look at some of the reasons that you may have puddles popping up in your yard. Continue Reading

Do I Need to Remove Trees from My Property to Protect My Pipes?

October 6th, 2015

We’ve written a ton of material about the various threats to your pipes, one of which is tree root structures. Some homeowners who are aware of the damage that tree roots can do have started asking us if they need to remove their trees entirely. While that would certainly take care of the problem, it would also deprive you of the shade and aesthetic appeal that trees provide. Depending on your individual situation, you probably don’t need to have all of your trees cut down. However, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that your pipes remain protected. Let’s take a look at a couple of those things now. Continue Reading

Why You Should Have Your Sewer Pipes Cleaned

October 5th, 2015

You probably don’t think about your sewer pipes very often, nor should you. They’re designed to be unobtrusive, quietly doing their jobs without needing any external direction. However, that doesn’t mean that they never need professional services. Neglecting your sewer pipes completely can lead to an awful lot of issues. Let’s take a look at how you can maintain your sewer system through pipe cleaning. Continue Reading

Corrosion Types That Can Ruin Your Pipes

September 29th, 2015

Copper pipes have been the primary plumbing material for many decades, replacing the iron pipes that were their predecessors. The reason that copper pipes are the main plumbing material today is that they are highly resistant to rust and other problems, making them able to last quite a bit longer. Unfortunately, copper pipes are not invincible. There are still a couple of corrosion types that you need to be aware of, which can cause a need for trenchless repair or replacement. Let’s take a look at those corrosion types now. Continue Reading

Signs That Your Water Line Is About to Fail

September 28th, 2015

The water line in a home is a very sturdy part, designed to last up to a hundred years with proper care and maintenance. While we wish we could say water lines always last that long, though, it simply is not always the case. There are a lot of ways that a water line could fail before its time, from corrosion to lime scale and tree root systems. While you often won’t be able to see the problem itself developing, you can keep an eye out for the signs that your water line is about to fail. Let’s take a look at some of those signs now. Continue Reading

Can I Conduct Trenchless Work on My Own?

September 22nd, 2015

The Do-It-Yourself movement has inspired many homeowners to attempt their own home repairs as individual projects. In some cases this is possible, though often not as beneficial as hiring a professional to take on the work. However, we would like to focus on whether or not you can conduct your own trenchless work. The short answer is no, no you can’t. Read on to find out the details about why you need to trust professionals with any trenchless work for your home and property. Continue Reading

Trenchless In-Depth: Techniques for Different Jobs

September 21st, 2015

Trenchless technology can be applied to a number of different jobs. From water and sewer lines to electrical conduits, trenchless is good for many different sorts of applications. However, trenchless is not a “one size fits all” solution. There are a number of different considerations when conducting trenchless for different jobs. Let’s take a look at some of the different methods involved with trenchless technology. Continue Reading

How Video Pipe Inspection Can Save Your Pipes

September 15th, 2015

Your plumbing system is largely hidden from view, by design. It wouldn’t be very aesthetically pleasing, or safe, to have pipes running all over the house. While there are many advantages to hiding your pipes in out of the way places, however, one of the biggest disadvantages is that it is often hard to tell when they develop problems. By the time most plumbing problems develop to the point where they have obvious symptoms, it is too late to prevent most of the damage. That’s why you need video pipe inspection. Read on to find out how video pipe inspection can save your plumbing. Continue Reading

Trust a Professional to Handle Your Conduit Installation

September 14th, 2015

Electrical conduits are a vital part of providing power to your home and to other buildings around it. If you want to have electricity in a new building, you are going to need at least one conduit installed. Most of the time, professional companies will be contracted to handle conduit installation. Sometimes, though, people will take it upon themselves to install their own conduits in an effort to save money. We cannot stress enough how harmful this can be. Let’s take a look at why you need to trust a professional to handle your conduit installation. Continue Reading