Understanding the Trenchless Pipe Lining Process

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Trenchless pipe repair

If you are a property owner, the last thing you want to hear is that your sewer line needs repair or replacement. This is because traditional repairs can take days to complete, which can be bothersome for most homeowners. At Speedy Rooter Plumbing, we offer an excellent alternative to traditional repairs and replacement, CIPP pipe lining. This is a form of trenchless repair that can be done quickly and with lasting results. We discuss its process below:

Cleaning

The first step to trenchless pipe lining in Staunton, VA, is to clean the pipe that needs to be repaired. We do this to ensure that there are no debris or blockages inside the pipe that can interfere with the repair process. This is done using a high-pressure water jetting system.

Inspection

Once the pipe has been cleaned, it is time to inspect it to determine the location, extent, and nature of the problem This is done by using a camera that is inserted into the pipe.

Preparing the Pipe

After the inspection is complete, the next step in cast iron pipe lining is to prepare the pipe and the environment for repair. This includes removing any debris in the vicinity and creating entry and exit holes for the liner that needs to be inserted.

Applying the Resin

The next step is to apply the resin to the pipe. The resin is applied to the inside of the pipe using a special liner. This will effectively seal any cracks or leaks, leaving you with a like-new pipe.

Curing

Once the resin has been applied, it needs to be cured. Pipe lining companies do this using hot water or a steam system. The heat will cause the resin to harden and create a new lining for the pipe.

Testing

The last step in sewer pipe lining is to test the new lining to ensure it is working properly. This is done by inserting a camera into the pipe and checking for leaks. Once everything has been checked, your sewer line will be as good as new.

The trenchless pipe lining process is a great way to fix a broken pipe without digging up your property. Contact Speedy Rooter Plumbing today to schedule an appointment.

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