Types of Drain Repairs Our Canberra Plumbers Encounter


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Residential and commercial drainage systems must withstand a lot of wear and tear. These pipes can cause damage to the soil and deterioration of the wastewater. This isn’t obvious from the surface.

Property owners only realize they need drain repairs when the problems escalate and cause flooding or water pooling. We are Eveready Plumbing offering many plumbing solutions including drain repairs. Our clients get value for their money with our affordable, customized solutions.

We are experienced operators who know how to deal with different issues. We are constantly up-to-date with industry developments and use the most recent technology in our work. When it comes to drain repair different methods could be used to tackle these jobs. Let’s take a look at them.

Types of Drain Repairs

1. Traditional Drain Repairs

This is an extremely common method to fix damaged or deteriorated drain pipes. This is how it works:

  • To access the drain pipe, we will need to excavate a certain area of the terrain.
  • Our team will conduct a thorough inspection to determine the extent of damage.
  • We can repair or replace the section as necessary.
  • – The soil will be rearranged.

To access the underground drain pipes, large sections of hardscaping must be removed. This is a lengthy and invasive process that can be costly.

2. Pipe Relining

This is a highly advanced method of drain repair. This is also known as trenchless drain repair. It eliminates the need for extensive digging. This is how we do it:

  • Our team will dig small trenches either side of the pipeline.
  • They will place a CCTV drain camera in the pipe to see where the damage occurred.
  • – Any blockages will be removed using the most recent technologies, such as pressure jets and root cutters.
  • They may recommend pipe relining depending on the extent of damage. An epoxy sleeve is then inserted into the pipe and inflated. The sleeve is designed to fit snugly inside the drain’s internal area and can last up to 50 years.

It seems that the upfront cost for epoxy lining is a bit higher. The cost of repairing the landscape damage that traditional repairs cause is much lower than the pipe relining method. We offer guarantees on our services and it is more reliable.

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