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Trenchless pipe patch

Recently we completed a residential pipe patching job in 4 hours. The homeowner was happy that there was very little digging (just a small pit in his yard) and that the water would be back on in hours not days. The compromised pipe was 20ft out from the house, under a newly paved sidewalk.  The town of Gorham would have imposed a large fine for digging up the sidewalk.  This is why pipe patching is becoming so popular.  Very little digging...And no digging in the street. Here is a video of pipe patching, before and after.   Northeast Sewer & Drain Service

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Pipe patching

Ted fr0m Elliot Maine contacted us with some questions concerning his sewer line. He lives in a late 1960's home and as is with most houses built in that era, all the sewer lines were poured into the concrete floor making access difficult. With pipe patching it is made a easier. Part of the basement floor is removed and a section of pipe is removed and the resin patch is applied to the interior of the pipe (you can't see it in this picture) the damaged part runs under the foundation walls to the exterior sewer line. Resin is left to cure for...

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Sewer pipe bursting Portland Maine

New sewer line installation by way of trenchless pipe bursting.  By Northeast Sewer & Drain Service with Excavation by Pompeo Sand & Gravel Inc. This pipe replacement was on the "Hill" meaning Munjoy Hill in Portland, and again very deep and a lot of brick sidewalks, narrow streets, old growth trees and very old sewer pipe. The customer was very worried... He had over hauled his 1900's 2 unit and was concerned about the sewer pipe replacement, not knowing really what it was all about.  Like many people they think replacing a main sewer line is easy and inexpensive, and sometimes it can be...But most of the...

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Sewer Replacement Cost…

Having your sewer line replaced is one of the most costly fixes you can make to your home. Northeast Sewer & Drain Service is asked often "What does sewer replacement cost?"  There is no simple answer to this question.  It is dependent on a lot things.  Depth of sewer line, length of  sewer line from house to main sewer in the street, road opening permit fees,  trenchless pipe installation vs. traditional trench digging? However, I can give you a ball park figure $5000.00 to $20000.00+ There are a lot of variables to this so I will break down the top  4 ways to install a...

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Trenchless Technologies

  Pipe patching Northeast Sewer & Drain Service did sewer pipe patching for the City of Portland at the Central Kitchen on Waldron Way in Portland Maine this morning. This is one option of sewer line replacement that Northeast Sewer & Drain Service offers.  We are able to pipe patch from 2" to 24" The interior line was televised and was found to have a connection problem.  The original connection was compromised and would have over time opened up and allowed gravel and sand into sewer pipe clogging it completely.  The City of Portland decided to have the pipe patched now. With our drain camera we...

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