Residential Pipe Lining Services in Philadelphia, PA and the Nearby Areas
The official title of pipe lining is Cured-In-Place Piping or CIPP because the process manufactures a new pipe right inside the old one. This new pipe meets the strength characteristics of new sewer and drain piping from the supply house. So if the old piping were to completely rot away, the new liner pipe would still be fine on its own. Pipes that had problems relating to corrosion, leaks, and other structural integrity issues are fixed with pipe lining (CIPP) in Philadelphia, PA suburbs.
We proudly serve the following areas:
- Philadelphia, PA suburbs
- Bryn Mawr, PA
- West Chester, PA
- Paoli, PA
- Ardmore, PA
- Berwyn, PA
- Devon, PA
- Harrisburg, PA
- Hershey, PA
- Lancaster, PA
- Lower Merion Township, PA
- Pottstown, PA
- Reading, PA
- Villanova, PA
- Wayne, PA
When Is Trenchless Pipe Lining a Good Choice
If your sewer line has a break, a crack, a hole, an offset joint, or root intrusion, they can all be fixed by your pipe lining company in Philadelphia, PA suburbs. You can avoid all the digging or the opening up of walls, floors, and ceilings that takes place with traditional pipe replacement — and you’ll avoid all the restoration costs from a traditional approach as well. Trenchless pipe lining saves money, time, and aggravation.
Descaling and Cleaning the Old Pipe
After a detailed sewer line video inspection, the old pipe is thoroughly cleaned before lining. This cleaning is first done with a de-scaling machine that uses spinning looped chains sized to the piping to clean the old pipe more thoroughly than traditional cables or jetters can. This descaling equipment is run in conjunction with a video camera so the operator can focus the cleaning where it is needed without damaging the piping.
A New Pipe Within a Pipe (CIPP) Is Created
After the old pipe is cleaned, measurements are taken and a felt tube, sized for the pipe is cut to fit. The felt is saturated with epoxy to a specific thickness by running it through calibrated rollers and then inserted into the old pipe. A bladder called a calibration tube is inserted through the liner and filled first with air and then with water. The water is circulated through a water heater and the temperature is controlled to get the best results for “cooking” the epoxy to the right hardness. When the epoxy is cured, the calibration tube is removed, the liner pipe is video inspected to verify all is perfect, and then the lined pipe is put back into service.
Our team is certified in pipe lining, or CIPP, with three manufacturers and has experience working in homes, businesses, schools, colleges, military, and others across Pennsylvania. Call us now to schedule a consultation and learn more about our plumbing services in Pennsylvania, PA suburbs.
If you’re in need of the best pipe lining in the Philadelphia area has to offer then talk to an expert at Pipeshark today by calling 610-993-9300 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.