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If you have questions regarding water service, plumbing, sewers and trenchless technology, your local team of experts at Full Bore Inc. is here to help. Learn all about trenchless technology and how it can help you with our comprehensive FAQ section below:

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What are the signs of a broken sewer pipe?

Some of the more common signs of a failing sewer pipe include mysterious pools of water, unusual smells, backuped or blocked drains, presence of mold, low water pressure, and slow working drains. It is important to have your pipelines inspected by a professional technician instead of trying to repair the problem. Having it fixed as soon as possible is key to preventing future emergencies.

There’s a terrible smell coming out of my drains. What could be wrong?

Bad odors that smell like rotten sewage are usually followed by constant backups or breaks in your plumbing system. The culprit could be the accumulation of debris in your sewer lines, including grease, soap scum, hair, food particles and waste. Tree roots may have invaded via weak points and impede overall sewer flow.


Is the city responsible for my sewer lines?

Residential and commercial property owners are responsible for the sewer and utility lines that come from their lot, including the laterals that start from the structure and lead to the water main.

How does a plumber determine if I need trenchless repair?

At Full Bore Trenchless, our technicians will first conduct a comprehensive sewer camera inspection to determine the cause and extent of your sewer problem. From there, we determine whether your sewer lines need cleaning, repair or replacement.

How much does trenchless sewer line repair cost?

All plumbing jobs and concerns are unique. With this in mind, it’s almost impossible to have a predetermined price without carrying out a pre-inspection first. Trenchless technology is significantly better than traditional methods in money and time saved and efficiency as well. The repairs can be completed in a day and you won’t have to worry about putting the dug trenches back.

Can any sewer be lined using the trenchless technology?

For problem pipes that still have structure left, we’d recommend trenchless repairs as it can rehabilitate any sewer pipe material, including concrete, cast iron, clay, PVC and plastic.

What materials are used in trenchless sewer repair and replacement?

Our trenchless technology for sewer repair entails the use of leak, root infestation-resistant, jointless and seamless pipes that last for a good 50 years or more. If CIPP is not the best way to repair your pipes, our technicians recommend pipe bursting or directional drilling, which installs a new HDPE pipe along the old line.

How long does trenchless sewer line repair take?

Trenchless repairs can be completed within one day, which is significantly better than traditional methods. Customers can save time and money when they opt for the trenchless route.

How long will my new pipes last?

The stronger, more durable HDPE pipe is expected to have a lifespan of 50 or more years. CIPP, or cured in place pipes are much more resistant to common pipe problems such as corrosion, shifting and root intrusion, among others.

For any questions that wasn’t covered here in our FAQ, give the trenchless experts at Full Bore Inc. a call. We love to help our customers any way we can, and we are always ready to restore your pipes with speed and efficiency. 


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