Sewer Line Replacement Phoenix
Some sewer line problems are easy to detect. You may see or smell the problems inside your metro Phoenix area house, including sewage backup in drains and sinks. You may also see or smell water or sewage bubbling up in sections of your yard, which can cause sinkholes. A sinkhole is a hole or cavity in the ground caused by water erosion or sewage underneath.
Homes in the metro Phoenix area are susceptible to broken pipes and sewer lines because of expansive soils (also known as swelling or shifting soils). Sewer lines can also burst due to tree roots, age, corrosion, cracking, or other factors.
If your sewer line bursts, a residential sewer line replacement is needed immediately to fix the problem and prevent any further property damage. Go Direct has representatives available to take your call at (602) 922-3232.
For less obvious sewer problems, Go Direct will do a video inspection of the sewer lines to determine the extent of the damage. We will recommend either a traditional or trenchless home sewer line replacement at your metro Denver area property.
Trenchless sewer line replacement does not require a trench to be dug, hence the name. Trenchless sewer line replacements are done using access points, so damage to your landscape is minimal. New sewer lines are pulled through the damaged sewer lines, simultaneously breaking apart the old pipe while replacing it. Trenchless replacements save time, money and disruption.
Traditional sewer line replacement involves digging a large trench to expose the sewer line located under your landscape, driveway, patio, or sidewalk. Go Direct has its own equipment and experienced home sewer line replacement crews to remove old pipes and replace them with new sewer lines.
Problems with different materials that lead to residential sewer line replacement
– Metal pipes (cast iron, lead, steel and others) are prone to corrosion. Another problem is calcification/scale, when minerals like calcium form deposits inside metal sewer lines. This causes the pipes to narrow, leading to clogs in the line.
– Vitreous clay pipes (VCP) pipes are susceptible to tree roots, shifting, cracking or offsetting, and if installed incorrectly, can have a low spot called a belly.
– Orangeburg pipes (also known as “fiber conduit” – layers of wood pulp and pitch compressed together) were used in the metro Phoenix area during WWII when metal was scarce. Orangeburg pipes are prone to collapsing.