What Does Sewer Line Replacement Cost? null

Problematic plumbing can quickly become costly for homeowners, especially considering most home insurance policies don’t cover sewer line replacements. The unfortunate reality is old pipes that have likely been degrading or corroding for decades beneath your home. The sooner you seek assistance, the better chance you have of cutting back on costs before irreversible damage occurs.

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How to Get Rid of Tree Roots in Sewer Lines

How To Remove Tree Roots In Sewer Lines - CME Pipe Lining

Trees can boost your curb appeal, offer shade on a hot day and even provide privacy from neighbors, but if poorly placed, they can also wreak havoc on your home plumbing. If tree roots grow too close to your sewer pipes, they can invade the pipe, causing a blockage and potentially creating a crack or structural collapse if left unchecked. 

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Signs Of A Collapsed Sewer Line

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The average home sewer line has a lifespan of about 60 years, so if you live in an older home, it’s likely your home sewer line has experienced significant deterioration. Known as a sewer lateral, your home’s sewer line is the lifeline that connects your home sewer to the municipal sewer main. If it fails to function properly, all of your plumbing fixtures could back up, causing significant damage to your home. This is especially true if your home has a collapsed sewer line that has crumbled and lost its connection to the municipal main. 

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How We Approach Terracotta Sewer Pipe Repairs

Damaged terracotta sewer pipe

Terracotta pipes are installed through a very specific process, with the clay piping material being particularly weak against root intrusion. By now, laterals and sewer pipes in older homes made from these clay tiles would be long overdue for a replacement. CME offers the latest innovation in plumbing repair that foregoes the need to dig, utilizing state-of-the-art trenchless technology. 

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Clogged Main Drain

CME technician working on clogged main drain repairs 

Every time you wash dishes, run a load of laundry or take a shower, your drains should efficiently whisk away wastewater before you even have a chance to think about it. When your main drain becomes clogged, however, your home or business’ wastewater cannot flow freely into the municipal drain system, eventually coming back up into your home or business, causing unpleasantness and a health hazard. At CME Pipe Lining, we know how disruptive a clogged main drain can be, and that's why we work to restore them as quickly and painlessly as possible.

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Why Orangeburg Pipes Are Problematic

Damaged orangeburg pipe 

Orangeburg pipes, also known as the “no-corrode” pipe, haven't been used since the early 1970s, but still exist in many older homes. Originating during World War II when iron and steel were needed for war equipment, Orangeburg pipes are composed of wood pulp and a hot pitch mixture. After their installation, they were meant to last for 50 years, but most developed issues after 30 years of use. Our expert team has the experience needed to repair this level of sewer line damage.

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Cracked Pipe Repair

CME crew working on cracked pipe repair 

Residential, commercial, and industrial properties in the Cincinnati-area are susceptible to sewer pipe problems due to their constant use and the area’s freezing temperatures. Frequently, sewer pipes become broken, cracked or corroded without property owners knowing about it. At CME Pipe Lining, our sewer and pipe lining industry professionals are trained to identify current and potential issues, in order to service your pipes with speed and efficiency.

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