Main Line Repairs and Replacements San Diego

As a homeowner, you are responsible for any pipe that runs into or under your property. Your property line is outlined in your city plan, which you can request from San Diego’s government website. If you do not perform the proper fixes on your mainline, you could face several hefty fines, leans or even become evicted from your home. You need to remain on top of your plumbing needs.

If you are not sure what to look for, here are some signs that can indicate that you have a plumbing issue:

  • Sewage Consistently Backs or Blocks Up
  • Sewer Gas Odor Emanates in Your House
  • Mold Consistently Shows Up
  • Drains move slowly
  • Grass is Extra Lush
  • Indentations in Your Lawn or Pavers
  • Foundation Starts to Crack
  • Septic Waste Starts to Pool in your yard
  • Sudden Rodent or Insect Infestation

When Should You Replace or Repair Your Main Line?

  • Roots Penetrate Your Line
  • Your Ground Shifts
  • Large Blockages and Clogs
  • Line Deteriorated or Collapsed
  • Continuously Leaks

How Can We Replace or Repair Your Main Line?

  • Full Excavation

Over time, your pipes will deteriorate to the point that you need to replace the entire mainline system. It is often better to replace the whole line when you can as opposed to fixing bits and pieces as you go. Consider the fact that some homes in the San Diego area are more than a hundred years old, there is a good chance that you will have to replace them soon. Full Excavation will require:

  • Locating of all electrical and gas lines
  • Laying plywood to keep the yard in good shape
  • Blocking off the street if necessary
  • Pulling in Tractors to dig for the pipe
  • Brand new pipe
  • City Inspection
  • Putting the location back together

Each project will have a different time span as it is based on the location and needs of the job.

  • Simple Repairs

If your home is not that old and you are experiencing some of the symptoms above, you might only
need a simple repair. This means your job requires no heavy digging or removing. A Simple Repair can
include:

  • Replacing a Small Section of Pipe
  • Cleaning out your Clog or Blockage
  • Patching a Small Crack in your Sewer Line

Benefits of Repairing or Replacing Your Main Line

  • Remain Up to City Code
  • Save Money on Inconsequential Fixes
  • Less Water Damage you have to clean up
  • Any sewer smells will disappear
  • Rodent or Insect infestation will become manageable
  • Drains will operate at a normal pace
  • Foundation will become fixable
  • Peace of Mind

 

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