Sewer Line Replacement
A Primer On Sewer Line Replacement:
Sewer lines are long pipes that carry all the sewage waste away from your home. The sewer lines ensure proper functioning of your drainage system. However if there is any problems with sewer lines it is hard to detect the problem mainly due to the huge size of the pipes.
Most times problems in the sewer lines occur due to trees. The moisture inside the sewer pipes attract the tree roots and forces the roots to penetrate inside the pipe. Overtime the pipes become clogged up with tree roots and causes severe problems including blockages and choke-ups in the sewer pipes. When the pipes get clogged up, the filth and the muck gets accumulated inside the pipes and gives out a foul smell. In such a case, you might consider cleaning the pipes by running a snake through it. However, you must know cleaning the pipe by running snake through the pipes cause more harm to the pipe and does no good. The best solution to the problem is to replace the sewer pipe replacement.
Sewer pipe replacement would cost you around $2000-$10,000. The cost for sewer pipe replacement depends on various factors such as:
Trees: If you are required to cut the trees to access the sewer pipes you would require labors to do this job. This would increase your sewer pipe replacement cost.
Utility Lines: If there are any other utility lines close to your sewer pipes, particularly if there are gas lines, the cost for sewer pipe replacement may shoot-up significantly.
The cost for replacing the sewer pipes also depend on the mode of replacement. For example if the sewer pipe replacement work through traditional dig and replace method it would cost you about $50-$60 a foot. If you opt for pipe bursting method, which involves use of machine to burst the existing pipeline and lay a new pipeline, it would cost you about $4000-$800.