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CIPP lining Portland Maine

Cutting of old trolley lines on Congress St Portland Maine to be able to access sewer line 10ft in the ground for sewer CIPP line by Northeast Sewer & Drain Service [caption id="attachment_1986" align="alignnone" width="300"] Sewer reline-Congress St Portland Maine[/caption]

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Sewer video inspection

It is very important when buying a new home to have a experienced sewer drain inspection. Putting a new sewer line in is The most expensive repair when buying a new home. Sewer video inspection Call Northeast Sewer & Drain Service for all your sewer inspection needs.  Check out our website for a list of all our services www.northeastsewer.com

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SEWER INSPECTIONS FOR HOME BUYERS…..Call a professional!

SEWER INSPECTIONS FOR HOME BUYERS…..Call a professional! Very few property owners are aware that they are responsible for the sewer line (sewer lateral) from the building to the city main. Broken, flat, bellied, offset, or root-infested sewer lines can cause sewage to back up into the house or commercial building leading to extensive property damage in the home or business. Sewer back-ups can cause thousands of dollars in property damage and loss of valuable operating time for businesses. Although insurance companies will usually pay for cleanup and restoration caused by a sewer back up; repair or replacement of the line...

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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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Drain cleaning lingo

Drain cleaning can mean different things to different people.  Having owned a drain cleaning service company for the last 7 years I have caught on to it......Almost Different demo graphics, areas.... that's the difference.  Someone living in rural Maine will have a septic system and someone living in the city of Portland will be hooked up to the cities main sewer system. But the catch is, if the person calling used to live in the country and had a septic system and now lives in the city and are on city sewer, it can get really confusing, so I've come up with a system,...

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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 pipe installation..Wolcott St Portland Maine

Trenchless pipe installation or trenchless technologies is relatively new to New England.  Northeast Sewer & Drain has had it for 4-5 years and have had great success with it. We did a job recently in Portland Maine that epitomizes why we use it, old growth flower gardens. This customers street was due to be paved and after a sewer video inspection we noticed that their sewer line was broken and it had to be replaced.  The problem was that the sewer line ran under the porch and through their front garden, one he and his wife had been working on for 15...

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Fox in sewer rescue

What a great story, had to post it:)   CBS News/  May 3, 2013, 12:39 PM Md. volunteer firefighters rescue young fox from sewer Volunteer firefighters rescued a young fox from the bottom of a sewer in Edgewood, Md., on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. / Facebook/Harford Fire Blog EDGEWOOD, Md. Firefighters get all kinds of rescue calls, but this one was a first for the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department: a young fox that had been trapped in a storm drain. Neighbors heard it yelping, reports CBS Station WJZ . "It was like, 'Arf, arf, arf.' Like a bark thing. Everybody heard...

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