Cracked Pipes In Vancouver And Portland

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Most residential and commercial property owners go about their business without ever knowing the condition of their underground pipes. The only time they take notice is when sewer problems such as backups, contaminated water, a high water bill, and raw sewage smell occur, disrupting day to day tasks. At Apollo Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, we offer comprehensive pipe analysis and detailed checks using the latest inspection equipment. An HD CCTV camera is inserted into any drain pipe opening in order to see the root of the problem and its extent. Thanks to real-time images sent to a compatible monitor screen, we are able to recommend the best solution for our Vancouver and Portland customers.

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CIPP For Rehabilitating Cracked Drain Pipes

Our capable technicians will always recommend the best and the most effective solutions that save our customers time and money. CIPP, or cured in place pipe lining is a trenchless technology that fixes all broken, cracked and damaged pipes in one go. We insert a tube that’s coated with a special epoxy resin to the damaged spot via air pressure or a winch, then an inflatable device makes the tube expand to fit the insides of the old pipe. The epoxy resin is activated using UV or water; in just a few hours, a new pipe is formed inside the ailing line.

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Renew Aging Pipes

The typical lifespan of a sewer pipe is somewhere between 40 to 60 years. Older pipes that have more vulnerable materials are prone to cracking, developing leaks and holes or being invaded by nearby tree roots. Calcified matter and deposits can make the diameter narrow and the pipe starts forming clogs. Our lining procedure creates a stronger, more durable pipe in place, which is expected to last for 50 years or more.

  • Seal Off Leaks Leaks may seem innocuous but they can lead to property damage, basement flooding and a host of serious health concerns. When signs of leakage occur with your Vancouver or Portland pipes, it’s best to call the professionals for immediate action.
  • Prevent Root Intrusion Roots from nearby shrubs and trees can seek out nourishment in the soil and come upon your sewer lines. When a weakened joint or crack is found, the roots get in and grow, eventually causing a clog or impeding water pressure. Our trenchless lining technique is jointless and seamless, preventing the intrusion of roots and securing your sewer pipe against damage.
  • Eliminates The Problem Associated With Joints The buildup of pressure can come from different sources. The accumulation of grease, hair, food particles and others can further weaken the joints and cause them to burst or collapse. The new pipe material created by trenchless has no joints or weaknesses and is able to withstand pressure better than the pipes of old.

Call Apollo Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning To Restore Your Plumbing System Today

If you’re showing signs of leakage in your sewer Vancouver or Portland system, call our team at Apollo Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning and we will take care of the problem immediately. Our trenchless technology doesn’t involve any digging, saving you from having to call in contractors to dig up trenches. Moreover, you won’t have to worry about putting the landscape back together. We help maintain a healthy sewer system for all our customers. Speak with one of our pipeline experts today.

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Trenchless Repair FAQs

What is trenchless sewer repair?

Trenchless sewer repair refers to several technologies that allow us to clean out or repair your sewer pipes without digging up your whole yard. Traditional sewer repair involves digging a trench along the entire length of your sewer line, from your home to where it joins the city’s line in the street. This often involved taking out grass, trees, sidewalks, driveways, and more! With trenchless sewer repair, you can get a long-lasting fix to your sewer problem without all that hassle and expense. 

How do you know what is going on in my sewer without digging it up to take a look?

We’ll send a small camera on a flexible cable down the entire length of your sewer line. Our camera gives us a clear, 360-degree view of your entire sewer line. It allows us to see any clogs in the line, cracks or breaks in the pipe, or other potential problems with the line. It also allows us to determine the exact location of the problems so we can target our repairs accordingly. 

What is hydro jetting?

Hydro jetting involves shooting a controlled, concentrated stream of water into your pipes. We can direct this stream so that it targets the scum and scale that has built up on the sides of your pipes or so that it decimates clogs in the lines. The water is so concentrated that it can break up even tough clogs, including some tree roots. After hydro jetting, your clog won’t just be gone, but the insides of your pipes will look brand new. 

What is cured-in-place piping (CIPP)?

Cured-in-place piping technology allows us to reline your sewer pipes without having to dig up the line. We turn the liner inside out and cover the inside with epoxy. Then, we run the liner into your line until it covers the crack or break in your sewer pipe. Our machines turn the pipe liner right side out again, allowing the epoxy to adhere to the existing pipe. Then we heat the inside of the liner so the epoxy can form a lasting seal. When we’re done, your pipe will have a brand new interior lining. 

How long will CIPP last?

The project duration for your CIPP repair will vary based on the products we use, the length of pipe replaced, and other factors. However, many products come with a 10-year warranty and you can actually expect them to last for 50 years or more. The liner resists corrosion by water and other substances and provides a barrier that repels tree roots, too. 

Will trenchless sewer repair save me money?

Most of the time, trenchless sewer repair is not only the fastest and easiest way to fix your sewer line, but it’s also the cheapest, too. While we cannot quote a price for your project until we know what is going on in your sewer line and what you need to have done, experience has shown that trenchless repairs almost always cost less than those done via traditional methods. 


Trenchless repair is cheaper simply because you don’t have to pay to have your yard dug up and you don’t have to pay to have it put back together when we’re done, either. Eliminating these costs means that all you pay for is the repair itself.

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    Apollo jetted the basement drain line in our old 1927 Portland house. The line has been backing up thru the floor drain for a while. The technician cleared out the line with the hydro-jet, and it’s running great now. On-time and professional!


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    Apollo Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning was on time, professional, and very knowledgeable. He took the time to inspect our rain drain to our dry well and do everything he could to alleviate the issue. I would highly recommend Apollo, they were informative and straight forward. Honesty is obviously a value they uphold for their customers.


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    I can’t begin to tell you how pleased we were with the service we received today from Anthony. He was incredibly personable and friendly. He went above and beyond and made the service call painless. Anthony took care of our clogged train in no time. Apollo and Anthony are the best! We highly recommend them.


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