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Blog page for Advanced Trenchless Inc. and SewerInspections.com, providing Sewer Line Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation services, as well as Sewer Inspections & Reports to the greater East and North Bay Areas.

Why Home Inspections Matter

One of the best pieces of advice you can listen to when it comes to buying a house is to have home inspections, on your sewer lines as well as other aspects of the home. Regardless of whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or an old pro, you might have on rose-colored...

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How do you Know Your Sewer Lateral Line is Damaged?

Exactly how does a person know when a sewer line is broken? A broken sewer lateral is not easily detected and you might not notice that anything is wrong until you start seeing sink holes around your home, on the sidewalk or the roadway. This will cost you not only a lot of money, but also grief as you struggle to undo the damage that was made. . . . .

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The Not-so-Good Old Days

Can you imagine inspecting sewers not so long ago, perhaps in the 1930’s or 1940’s, without the technology we have today? Digging holes and getting muddy (and worse) just to take a look? Thank goodness inspections, and repairs too, are nowhere near as difficult as they used to be. Now we have the technology to not only inspect problems without digging, but repair and replace systems without having to also.

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Sewer Line Root Intrusion

Root intrusion is probably the most destructive, and yet common, problem a property owner confronts when maintaining a residential or commercial sewer line. Property owners are often surprised to find out that roots not only cause problems in areas with trees and bushes, but they will also will travel to penetrate lines in other areas, including under slabs.

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Trenchless vs. Traditional

Trenchless technology will help you avoid ugly, and costly, lawn and yard damage that comes with traditional sewer repair because trenchless is much less invasive requiring very little or some cases no excavation that comes with traditional. You probably haven’t heard about trenchless sewer repair technology unless you are now facing the need for a sewer line repair or replacement.

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