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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