Trenchless Sewer Line Repair and Replacement in Columbia, MO

Avoid the disruption and costs associated with digging long trenches in your yard.

Mr. Rooter offers experienced trenchless sewer line repair in Columbia, MO, and its surrounding area. As your neighborly plumbing service, we are familiar with the conditions of local sewer pipes.

We are experienced in the latest plumbing methods, including trenchless replacement.

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Trenchless sewer line repair sounds like a modern miracle when you learn that your broken pipes can be replaced or repaired without digging up much soil in your yard. While there’s no easy way to deal with broken pipes, trenchless pipe repair can make the repair process easier and quicker.

If you’re experiencing sewer odors or leaks, poor water flow, or sewage backups or pooling, you may need to call a plumber to investigate your sewer line. Sewer leaks can affect your health by exposing you to viruses, bacteria, and parasites.

A free assessment is the best way to know the full amount of work required to fix your sewer line issues. Call Mr. Rooter in Columbia, MO, today for a free in-person assessment.

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Trenchless Sewer Line Repair

Sewer line damage can be caused by many annoyances like corrosion and sagging or leaking pipes. Regardless of the cause, sewer line repair is a headache, but trenchless sewer line repair can be less of a headache.

Traditional sewer line pipe repair requires extensive, invasive, and expensive work.

Created 15 years ago, trenchless sewer line replacement eliminates the time and additional costs associated with sewer line repair.

Cost Savings

While the initial cost of trenchless sewer line repair may appear more expensive up front, it can be more cost-effective overall.

With traditional sewer line repair, the additional cost of restorative work such as street repair, traffic redirection, and driveway replacement can add up to the thousands. Homeowners are even sometimes forced to stay at hotels during the replacement to avoid the large construction sites at their homes.

The additional repair costs from traditional sewer line replacement can bring your total bill close to $25,000 dollars for a single job. Not only are these costly repairs, but they are also time-consuming.

Trenchless Repair Benefits:

  • More precise and less intrusive techniques compared to traditional methods
  • Most repairs can be completed within a day
  • Less damage to your lawn, patio, and other landscaping
  • You know your repairs meet industry standards and are permanent
  • Efficient services save you time and money

Trenchless sewer line repair is technical work requiring additional education and training that only experienced and trusted plumbing professionals can give.

Environmental benefits

Trenchless sewer line repair or replacement has a lower environmental impact compared to traditional broken pipe repair because it does not affect large areas of plants, trees, or grass. Additionally, trenchless repair uses an epoxy-resin liner that is cured to the existing pipe, which saves the damaged pipe from being entirely scrapped and replaced.

Since there is no excavation involved in trenchless sewer line repair, toxins and harmful substances trapped within sewer lines and underground will not escape into the air or nearby water sources.

Trenchless Sewer Line Replacement

Trenchless methods for homes have been around for about 15 years, but many homeowners are not aware of this sewer line replacement option. Two of the most common trenchless sewer line replacement techniques are pipe lining and pipe bursting.

Pipe Lining:

A pipeline, or “cured-in-place pipe,” is a flexible tube coated with resin. This pipe is blown or pulled into the damaged pipes and inflated. When the resin hardens, a new pipe is created inside the existing pipe. The resin takes four to 24 hours to cure. The newly created pipe is jointless and corrosion-resistant, which is important for longevity.

Pip lining involves one access hole through your yard compared to an entire lawn overhaul caused by the need to dig up broken pipes with traditional sewer line replacement. Lining reduces the diameter of the lateral pipe, the pipe that connects your home to the main sewer line, without affecting your home waste removal capacity. The entire process is minimally invasive.

Popular in both residential and commercial sewer line replacement techniques, pipe lining essentially rids the need for broken pipe removal.

In cases where a pipe’s lateral joint has collapsed, pipe lining may not be possible, but pipe bursting may still be done.

Pipe Bursting:

Pipe bursting has a similar end result to pipe lining but through a slightly different process. Pipe bursting inserts new pipe while simultaneously fracturing the damaged sewer pipe in order to pull it out. To complete this process, holes are dug on both sides of the lateral pipe and a cable is strung through the existing pipe.

As long as our team is able to drag a cable through the damaged sewer line, pipe bursting is possible.

Trenchless replacement cost

Your end cost will vary depending on current material pricing, soil type, and the location depth of your damaged sewer line. Call one of our neighborly plumbing experts to schedule an on-site evaluation.

Both pipe bursting and pipe lining are equally durable. Trenchless options will last for decades once properly installed. Pipes only have to hold about 20% of their original strength to qualify for trenchless replacement.

Upfront, Flat-Rate Pricing and Never an Overtime Charge

When you hire Mr. Rooter, you get a nationally recognized service that is supported by your local community. We are your neighbors! Our uniformed team is trained to uphold our national standards across all locally owned locations.

Working with Mr. Rooter guarantees upfront pricing and neighborly service.

We serve Columbia and its surrounding area. Your quoted price includes all workmanship and parts. Guaranteed. Every time.

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