Most of us use our plumbing without much thought about what’s actually going on in our pipes. We wash, flush, shower, and launder without a care in the world—that is until something goes horribly wrong. Whether it’s a slow-draining sink or a clog that comes back to haunt them, homeowners are confronted with the possible need for pipelining. Local residents then start to panic, but with the help of a reliable Ottawa plumber, they certainly don’t need to.
One call to Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Ottawa will help resolve all of your plumbing problems. We’ll use qualified techniques and cutting-edge tools to diagnose the condition of your sewer, water, and drain lines to find out if the necessary course of action is indeed pipe lining. Residents in need of the service can count on a professional experience from start to finish, and that holds true whether they call us for pipe repair, emergency service, or sump pump installation. Get in touch today to schedule an appointment or learn more about the many services we offer our Ottawa clients!
Our Efficient Pipe Lining Services
When it comes to repairing your sewer line, Ottawa residents often worry it will be an invasive service that displaces them from their homes and routines. We’re here to prove that it doesn’t have to be like this by offering our trenchless pipe-lining service. This quick and painless process can be done in a few hours, meaning you never have to deviate from your regular schedule. Using state-of-the-art technology and a certified crew, we efficiently line your sewer pipes to fortify them and prevent the need for much more destructive plumbing methods.
What exactly is a “trenchless” method, and why is it better than traditional sewer pipe repair? Traditional methods involve digging a trench in your backyard to remove old, damaged pipes and lay a new system. It's a huge process that involves excavation and will require you to leave your home for several days. Trenchless technology is faster and only requires one small hole to be dug. These services can be completed quickly. Here’s a quick rundown of exactly how our trenchless pipe lining service works.
Inspection & Assessment
Inspection will always be the first step before the pipe lining process. We need to know that your drains are the right candidate for drain lining, and during this step, we’ll use cutting-edge tools such as special video inspection equipment to look down into your drain line and discover what’s going on. It’s very difficult to understand what the root cause of a plumbing problem is unless we see inside your pipes, so this is a step that cannot be missed. When we take a peek inside sewer drains, we often see clogs, but sometimes we see cracks, holes, and corrosion as well. Other times there are tree roots that have invaded local sewer lines and, in some cases, pipes that are completely burst. As you can imagine, the way we treat each of these scenarios is completely different and may not always require pipe lining. Homes with extremely damaged pipes or tree roots will need sewer line replacement pipes or rooter services, while clogs can be resolved with our efficient drain cleaning methods.
If we determine that your drain or sewer line does indeed need pipe lining, Residents don’t need to panic. This trenchless service is the perfect solution for pipes that have pinholes, cracks, and corrosion. Before we begin lining your pipes, we’ll need to clean them thoroughly. This ensures that the tube we insert will adhere to the pipe itself and allows for the largest possible diameter to allow water to pass through.
After we clean your pipes with HydroScrub® Jetting, we’ll dig a small hole at the entry point of your main sewer line. Inserting a flexible “sleeve” soaked in epoxy resin into your existing pipe, we’ll pull it through to cover the affected areas before pushing in an inflatable tube that we blow up to fit the sleeve properly in your old pipe. When the epoxy cures, it will harden, and the inflatable tube will be removed. And just like that, you have a stronger, durable pipe with very minimal invasion to your home!
Why Choose Mr. Rooter Plumbing for Pipe Lining in Ottawa?
When plumbing issues strike, you need a reliable technician who can be there fast. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Ottawa offers round-the-clock service to meet all of your most pressing plumbing needs as well as regularly scheduled maintenance. With a wide variety of plumbing services, including drain repair, drain cleaning, water heater installation, 24/7 emergency service, and so much more, we have the skills and experience needed to get to the root of your issue and get your plumbing backup and running quickly.
Why else should you choose Mr. Rooter Plumbing? While we’re known for our quick response and comprehensive service offering, our customers love us for our upfront, flat-rate pricing and Done Right Promise. Combined, we offer an elevated kind of experience that locals don’t often receive from other plumbing companies.
Our licensed plumbers arrive on time and in uniform after setting up a convenient appointment time with our customers, with a truck fully stocked with everything we’ll need for your unique job. We provide a professional service from start to finish; from the moment you call our dedicated customer service center, you’ll notice the difference choosing our valued team makes.
FAQs About Pipe Lining in Ottawa
We understand that many questions can come up regarding the process of pipelining. Our Ottawa clients are invited to give us a call to get all questions answered. Before you call, you may find our replies to some of the questions most frequently asked by our customers helpful.
What Are the Warning Signs That I Need Pipe Lining?
Pipe relining isn’t a heavily requested service by our customers; however, it is a solution that we often recommend after addressing concerns such as leaks, clogs, and sewer backup. Before we recommend pipe lining, Ottawa residents call us because they know something is off with their drains, they just don’t know exactly what that is. If you suspect something is going on with your pipes, it’s best to watch out for these telltale signs your plumbing will benefit from our pipe lining service:
- Strange noises coming from your drain line (bubbling, gurgling, grinding, sucking, or banging)
- Slow-draining water/water that doesn’t drain
- Bad smells coming from your drains
- Frequently clogged drains
- Sewage backup from your toilet, drains, or bathtub
- Toilets that bubble when you use your sink or shower
- Lush green grass in one area of your yard
These signs may mean you need pipe lining, but they may also be signs that your pipes are clogged. The best way to find out if you need a specific service is to get an inspection. We’ll use video camera inspection to find out what exactly is going on down there and then choose the best method to solve it.
Is Pipe Lining Appropriate For All Ottawa Homes?
Piping lining is an excellent option for Ottawa homes and even businesses, but it’s not always the most appropriate solution, nor is it always possible. Depending on your unique property and circumstance, we may recommend a different method. Some instances when we suggest a different method include:
- If your current sewer line or drain pipe has extensive damages
- If the pipe is at risk of collapsing
- If the existing pipe is quite small in diameter
- If the slope of the trench isn’t pitched correctly
- If the current piping system is outdated and needs total replacement
Are Pipe Lining and Pipe Bursting the Same Thing?
While pipe lining and pipe bursting are both trenchless methods of sewer line repair, they are actually not the same thing. As the name suggests, pipe lining or drain relining is a trenchless repair method that involves inserting a tube inside an existing pipe and creating a new fortified pipe barrier that covers cracks, small holes, and corrosion. This method is not suitable for critical drain damage.
On the other hand, pipe bursting involves physically breaking apart your old damaged pipe before sliding a completely new one in its place. Because there are varying degrees of damage that need to be addressed with pipe repair, there needs to be more than one option available to Ottawa homeowners. When we inspect the condition of your pipes with a drain video camera, we’ll decide which course of action is right. Both methods only involve digging 1-2 small holes for the insertion and removal of the pipe.
Clogs, Leaks & Strange Noises? Don’t Sweat It—Call Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Ottawa for Pipe Lining!
Whether they live in Kanata, Nepean, or Kemptville and need pipe lining, Ottawa residents can rely on the drain specialists at Mr. Rooter Plumbing. Our team of professional plumbers performs this trenchless service quickly so you can get back on with your life. With extensive knowledge of a wide range of complex and common issues with your plumbing fixtures and drain lines, you can consider all of those nagging problems resolved.
With upfront, flat-rate pricing and our Done Right Promise®, there will never be any surprises, and you can rest easy knowing your repair will be done correctly the first time! Say goodbye to sewer line issues that keep coming back and hello to effective pipe lining in Ottawa! Call our friendly customer service team today to learn more about how we can help.