Here are some fast facts:
- According to the American Water Works Association, the United States will have to spend $1 trillion in the next 25 years to repair our aging sewer and water system, and the situation is much the same in Canada.
- At least 850 water mains break every day in North America, to say nothing of the millions of gallons of water wasted through leaks elsewhere in the system.
- On the residential side, your home’s sewer will only last for an average of 40 years or less before experts say it will need to be replaced.
- A showerhead that leaks just 10 drips a minute will waste 500 gallons each year!
It’s not wonder there are an estimated 386,900 plumbers working in the United States in 2015. More and more, homeowners, ci
Nobody likes sewer repairs, but they’re necessary from time to time. And fortunately, the industry has progressed a lot in the past decade or so to make these repairs a whole lot less stressful than they used to be. The key is trenchless technology. Here’s what you need to know:
Why Would I Want a Trenchless Repair?
A trenchless sewer repair (as its name suggests) is one that is done without digging a trench along the length of the sewer line in order to repair or replace it. This allows the repair to be done more quickly, with less mess, and without disturbing your landscaping. That means you have to spend less time worrying about the repair b