We recommend home owners obtain a
sewer inspection if your home is older than 20 years.
Although the sewer line may be fairly new as compared to
homes built before 1950, for example, tree roots can
still clog up a 20-year-old sewer line.
Reasons to Inspect the Sewer Line:
Tree roots growing into sewer lines is a common problem.
Roots crawl into tiny openings and expand in the sewer
line, latching on to other debris that typically cause
backups such as grease or eggshell waste. Sometimes
chemicals can kill the trees roots but if the roots
reappear, the pipe may be damaged and require excavation
to fix the problem.
sewer line repair or
Why replace sewer
Types Of Pipes: that
may be in your home
Homes that were constructed prior to city sewers
often relied on cesspools. After cities
installed public septic systems, sometimes the
cesspools were left intact and connected to the
sewer line. You won't know unless you inspect
Many homes built in the 1950s have sewer lines
made from tar paper called Orangeburg pipes.
These disintegrate and collapse over time. If a
home has Orangeburg, the sewer line definitely
needs to be replaced.
How we Inspect a Sewer Line
Our sewer line expert inserts a snake attached
to a small video camera into the clean-out and
snakes the camera through the sewer. You can
watch the image on a monitor.
Our Pipe Genie System is
the finest system
available to replace
your sewer or water
digging a trench or
disrupting your landscaping, sidewalks or driveway!
Water Line Problems? View our
Water Line Page
We use our own
Genie" Trenchless pipe replacement machines to replace your
sewer line without having to dig a trench. This means no
damages to your lawns, gardens, driveways etc. We dig
just 2 holes. The first hole is where we place our
machine which will pull the sewer line through. and we
then pull the new sewer line that is placed at the
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Office: 7974 18th Ave,
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5B 4A5 - Phone: 604-294-5300