A residential sewer line pipe depth is estimated to be as shallow as 18 to 30 inches or 5 to 6 feet deep. This is different in places having colder climates where freezing happens – in these areas, you can make your sewer line 4 to 8 feet deep. This is a precaution to put the pipes beneath the freeze line.
18 to 22 months. As the best preventive measure, you need to always remember to have your sewer lines cleaned in a period of every 18 to 22 months. Whenever you are having problems with your pipes, then, you need to schedule a video inspection of what may be causing the problem and have it fixed.
Usually, normal clogs are always the culprit for sewer lines backing up. This happens when always you don’t mind whatever you let go through your drains. These may be triggered by things such as not cleaning hair from the shower drain, pouring oil in sinks, and also using flushable wipes.
Dig and replace is known to be the traditional method that is used when replacing sagging sewer lines. Just as the name goes, the plumbing company will simply dig down into your property until the sagging section of the pipe is exposed and from there, they will fix the pipe and backfill the trench. Let us fix your failing pipe system today.
It’s hard to estimate how long your sewer line will last since it all depends on the contents of your pipes. However, cast iron pipes are estimated to last for up to 75 to 100 years, Orangeburg pipes 50 years, cement pipes up to 100 years and lastly PVC pipes are known to last for up to more than 100 years.