How old are your house and plumbing? Sewers that are older than 40 years probably need to be replaced, because hat?s where costly wall leaks can come into play. Those pipes just finally wear themselves out. But, instead of replacing all the plumbing in the house, epoxy pipe lining is cost effective and very efficient in fixing the problems. Experts say that many pipe linings come with warranties that range from 10 to 50 years and are more durable than older, traditional materials.
What is epoxy pipe lining?
Epoxy pipe lining is know by several different names, it is sometimes called cured in place pipe (CIPP), trenchless sewer repair technology, as well as ?no dig? pipe lining. Regardless of what it?s called, epoxy pipe lining methods offer the structural strength of new piping but are more environmentally friendly and less invasive than traditional ?dig and replace? pipe repair methods, and are easier for drain cleaning. Installing CIPP can take up to 30 hours, depending on the diameter of the pipe and the curing system used.
Epoxy pipe lining is a proven technology used worldwide, and compared with old copper pipes that wear out, cured in place piping systems are designed for a 50-year service life. Let?s hope you?re still around to need them replaced!
What are household leaks costing you?
The leaks in an average household can account for water waste of more than 10,000 gallons yearly and more than 500 gallons of that waste can come from a shower head leaking at just 10 drips a minute. That?s a lot of water waste! But homeowners can save an average of 10% on their water bills, just by fixing easily corrected household water leaks. Pipe replacement with epoxy pipe lining helps prevent so many of these basic leaks, saving you money in the long term. That?s a sound investment to make in your home.
So what are you waiting for, winter when your old pipes will freeze and burst? Take care of your pipes now before it becomes an emergency.