6 tips for using a Trenchless Sewer Repair to Fix Drain Blockage

A trenchless sewer line is one of the newest ways to replace a damaged drain or remove any type of drain blockage. By doing this you can avoid digging up any lines and causing damage to your home. Installing a trenchless sewer line proves a great investment to homeowners and the process of getting one fixed in home is easy. The best thing about having a trenchless sewer line is that you can install it on your own without any professional help.

Here are some handy tips to keep close to you. In case, you have a blocked drain.

Drain Blockage
  1. Prior to carrying out trenchless pipe repairs on your drain blockage, ensure, there are no obstructions hidden in the ground, which might stop the easy flow. Most of the time, the drains in your home do not have any contact with underground pipes or wiring, yet it is a wise decision to make clean checks prior to doing any work under the surface. 

  2. If your lawn seems wet all the time, then there is a leakage in your drain pipes. If the leak is severe, the trenchless sewer line will not be able to coat the interior of the line. That is why you will need to dig up the area, which is the source of the leak to check the severity of the damage to the drain pipe. If the damage is irreparable, you will have to replace the drain pipe prior to any trenchless sewer line application. 

  3. In cases, where there is a small hole or two in the drain pipes, you do not have to completely replace them. They are easy to repair without having to dig up a lot and causing much damage to your lawn. All you have to do is, dig two small holes at either end of the rupture and use the trenchless system by sliding the inflatable tube through one hole. You can manage the way it feeds through the pipe from the other hole. 

  4. You can always use a lining to the replacement for protecting the entire trenchless sewer against a weakened pipe, waste build up, or small cracks. Do this by lining a section of the damaged pipe or by coating the entire system. This system is installed through the main drain pipe and uses a strong lining that seals any cracks and small ruptures. 

  5. Tree roots are another common problem which cause drain blockage. This damage is inevitable even when a trenchless sewer line is installed, as tree roots are strong enough to penetrate through it by way of breaking through the lining. So, to prevent this damage, cut down any trees in your yard that might be the cause of obstruction and damage. However, if the tree is of your neighbor’s, then the only possible option is to dig up any tree roots that are close to your line and remove them. 

  6. If your drains are clogged, then you need to free them of clogging immediately. You can either use chemicals available in the market, or use DIY tactics to rid yourself of the trouble of clogged drains. Pour in some drain cleaner or some septic tank cleaner down the drains a few weeks prior to the installation of the trenchless sewer line ensuring that the pipes are clean when it’s time for the task.


The Trenchless sewer repair accommodates you with everything that the traditional sewer repair cannot.  It does not require you to dig a large area of your home and you can perform underneath existing structures without disturbing them. Just keep these tips in mind and installation will never go wrong.
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