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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Sewers

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While there are methods to restore pipe damage from tree roots, you can often make smarter landscaping decisions early on to avoid intrusions altogether. A lot of this depends on knowing where your underground pipelines lie, as well as what plant species require deep or wide roots - species to avoid if pipes run across or throughout your lawn, or are within a certain depth range. Read More

Topics: Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining

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  When it comes down to it, there’s really no easy way to deal with pipe damage, or worse, severe pipe failure. That said, you don’t necessarily need to drain tens of thousands of dollars on repairing your home’s pipe or sewer lines. With innovative trenchless technologies, digging, and the remedial landscaping that follows, is largely avoided. Read More
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Topics: Plumbing in Sacramento, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Home Plumbing, New Homeowners

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Does the plumbing system in your home have leaks, faults, and bad connections that need fixing? Are you preparing to sell your old Sacramento home and are worried that antiquated plumbing may be a sticking point for potential buyers?  Or perhaps you just want to update the piping in your home to meet the current California plumbing code. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided to repipe your home and take charge of critical home maintenance issues. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Lateral Lining, Sewers

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Piping gets old as time goes on— it’s only natural. A system that is used multiple times a day and has all kinds of material being sent through it is bound to age. Proper plumbing maintenance strategies can reduce how quickly your piping system ages, but it can also depend on the type of piping material your home or commercial building uses. Some pipe materials, like orangeburg and galvanized pipes, are no longer used and have become banned or obsolete. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Lateral Lining, Pipe Leaks and Repair

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Are you experiencing damaged or corroded pipes? Or, maybe you're counting down the days to the next time your sewage system will clog-up or leak. In either circumstance, pipes are subject to corrosion and cracks over time-- either by natural causes, such as root intrusion or man made debris, including oil and hair.  Read More

Topics: Plumbing in Sacramento, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Sewers

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Leaky, damaged or burst pipes are probably not on your list of favorite tasts to tend to. Whether they are the pipelines at your home or municipal pipelines, repairing sewage pipes can incur hefty costs, between increased water bills, landscaping and the actual repair itself - not to mention the associated labor and time costs. Read More

Topics: Pipe Lining, Water Heaters, Home Plumbing

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At Express Sewer & Drain, we take great pride in more than just our onsite services, but also in keeping our readers informed. Our work doesn’t end when we leave your home or business; responding to our customers and helping our readers implement better plumbing practices is a large part of our services. To directly address our most popular reader questions, we will be kicking off our Reader Response blog series. In this series, we collect and answer several of the most common plumbing questions we hear, and ask for you to speak out with whatever questions you have for later parts of the series. Read More