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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 lining

Many people are starting to learn about the benefits of pipe re-lining. This is recent CIPP relining job we completed in Portland Maine First the liner and bladder are laid out and cut to length Then the resin is weighed and mixed, this has to be inserted into the liner within 15 minutes of mixing. Then the mixture is funneled into the liner. And the liner is rolled through a calibrations roller to make sure all the resin in distributed evenly. This is Tyler giving a shout out to Maxliner our supplier! Once the liner is filled it is taken to the pipe...

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Sewer video inspection,drain camera, pipeline video inspection…Whatever you want to call it

Think about the last time you had a sewer back up, and how frustrating it was to not to be able to see what was causing the problem. This is common with homeowners, but thanks to new technology sewer inspections or video inspections can answer those questions quickly and precisely . Northeast Sewer & Drain Service professionals can perform drain pipe inspections and sewer inspections of your sewer pipes or positive drain pipes and find out what's really going on. These special, waterproof cameras allow for real time visual inspection of underground sewer lines and other drainpipes to determine the condition of the pipe that you wouldn’t otherwise be...

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Why dig? When you can go trenchless…

Peggy Moores loves that her house it sits on a street lined with old growth oak trees, beautifully maintained flower gardens and historic homes. But she also knows that beneath her front yard lies an inevitable and potentially pricey repair. "I have an old house, and the sewer line has always been a worry for me," The Portland Maine native says. Moores is concerned about the condition of the pipe connecting her 1920 home's plumbing to the city main that runs down her street. "Several friends of ours who have had older homes here have had to replace their sewer lines," Moores says. "It's an expensive...

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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 pipe replacement Portland Maine

Here is a recent sewer pipe replacement done by sewer pipe bursting with Pompeo Sand & Gravel Inc. on Edwards St Portland Maine. These gardens were bigger than the last pipe burst, and just as pretty.  The homeowner was very happy to hear that we could replace sewer pipe by pipe bursting.  This job was a bit harder that the last one. At some point someone had repaired the Orangeburg sewer line at the basement end and poured it in concrete.  After drilling out the wall, (that took 2 hours and a quick coffee break) Justin and crew were able to continue with the repair of the sewer...

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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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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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