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Topics: Leak Detection, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Leaks and Repair, Home Plumbing

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  Every now and again, leaks can occur in the home. It can happen to even the most diligent homeowner. Thankfully, many of the most common leaks occur in relatively easy-to-reach areas such as below a sink or in the shower or toilet. These leaks are easy to spot and can often be fixed with a few ordinary household plumbing tools. Read More

Topics: Trenchless Technology, Lateral Lining

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Underground pipes endure a great deal of wear and tear over time. In addition to the strain of normal use, they can be damaged by clogs, corrosion, shifting soil, or tree roots. Eventually, most pipes need to be repaired or replaced. The only option for such a project used to involve digging up the pipe, which caused extensive damage to landscaping, driveways, and sidewalks.  Read More
Pile of Pipes

Topics: Sectional Point Repair, Trenchless Technology

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                        When home water lines or sewer pipes fail, homeowners can easily end up feeling confused or overwhelmed by their options for repair. After all, modern plumbing technology offers a wide range of potential solutions depending upon the type of damage to your pipes. Should you go the way of traditional repair, which involves extensive digging, or should you try newer, less invasive technologies? What if only part of a pipe is damaged, and not the entire pipe? Does it make sense to replace a full length of pipe if the damage only affects a small area? 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: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology

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In 2012, the California legislature passed the Human Right to Water Act, which declared that all Californians had a right to “safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water.” Unfortunately, the law was rather light on the details (and, more importantly, the funds) to ensure this would become a reality. While the government continues to debate the issue, some 360,000 Californians remain with unsafe drinking water, and at least 6 million residents are being served by water providers found to be in violation of state standards at some point in the last six years. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Sewers

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If there’s one problem that every homeowner dreads, it’s the prospect of discovering faulty or damaged pipes somewhere on their property. Whether it’s a water or sewer line, broken pipes can cause a number of problems if they’re left unattended for too long. Traditionally, the digging required to repair or replace these pipes was a major undertaking that could last for several days and inflict significant property damage. Today, however, trenchless technology allows experienced plumbing contractors to do the same work in a fraction of the time with minimal digging. Read More
Sewer line replacement costs vary by method and materials

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