How Affordable is Trenchless Pipe Lining Compared to Other Repairs?

Stagnant or leaking water from broken pipes can damage your home structure (like your walls and floors) and electrical wiring and pose health risks.

Costs can hit the roof when trying to repair your pipes. Modern, trenchless sewer line replacement costs less than dig-and-replace repairs. The trenchless technology injects epoxy-resin solutions through tiny holes to cure your pipes.

Mr. Rooter Plumbing has provided affordable, high-quality, high-integrity trenchless sewer repair services to residential and commercial properties in Phoenix and surrounding areas for the past three decades.

Here's how trenchless sewer line repair costs compare to other repairs and why you should jump ship.

How Much Does a Sewer Line Repair Costin Phoenix?

Several variables go into sewer line repairs. Here's a breakdown:

A camera inspection

A camera inspection helps to:

  • Spot the location of the damage
  • Identify the extent of the damage and possible causes
  • Know the size and type of your sewer line

A professional, quick, and clear plumbing video camera inspection gives you an accurate glimpse of what is happening in your pipes. At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, we use specialized HD and waterproof cameras to capture videos and pictures of your pipes and can share them with you on your mobile device.

A sewer line camera inspection in Phoenix costs between $235 and $1350, depending on factors such as sewer length and depth.

Location of the damage

The deeper and more obstructed the location of your pipes, the more resources (tools, labor, and time) are needed to reach them.

The best trenchless sewer line repair in Phoenix, AZ, and its surroundings can get to those hard-to-reach places using non-intrusive techniques, ensuring that permanent and industry-level standards are met so you don't have to worry about a future pipe burst recurrence.

You also get to keep your beautiful landscaping intact.

Length and made of the line

It costs between $200 and $500 to replace your sewer, depending on the material and length of your pipe. Copper, iron, and steel materials are more expensive than ABS or PVS materials. The longer the sewer line, the more costs you will incur.

The plumber you hire

Hire a plumber who gives you value for money and guarantees top customer service with the first done-right promise.

Repair method

You can opt for trenchless or traditional sewer line repair or replacement methods.

Trenchless sewer line replacement costs are generally lower than traditional methods, involving labor costs and tools for digging soil and re-landscaping. Check out the cost breakdown below.

Breaking Down Sewer Lining Costs: Trenchless vs. Traditional

Traditional sewer repair costs

  • Equipment and skill: $50 -250 per foot
  • Average cost: $4,000-$13,000
  • Pipe location, digging, and re-landscaping: at least $12,000, leading to a total expected cost of at
  • least $25,000

Trenchless sewer line replacement costs

  • The average cost of pipe bursting repair
    • Equipment and skill: $60 - $200
    • Average cost: $6,000-$12,000. It May go up to $20,000 for some repairs
  • Trenchless pipe lining cost
    • Equipment and skill: $80 and $250 per foot
    • Average cost: $6000 - $12,000 for critical sewer repairs. May go up to $20,000 in most cases
    • Small-scale pipe-lining: $3000 - $4000

Note: Traditional methods can prove cheaper when handling shallow pipes. You can save as much as $10,000 when using trenchless lining for deeper-lying pipes.

Trenchless Sewer Line Repair

Trenchless sewer line replacement costs tend to be lower and more permanent than traditional sewer repair methods.

Mr. Rooter Plumbing offers the best solution to your sewer piping problems. We provide different types of trenchless sewer repair services, and you can choose your most affordable option following our non-intrusive camera inspection.

Call us today to discuss your pipeline inspection, repair, replacement, or maintenance needs or request a job estimate.