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Trenchless Sewer Pipe Lining Repair and Replacement in Sacramento

The health of your sewer line is essential for a properly functioning plumbing system—and for the protection of your health and home. Bonney offers several sewer repair and replacement options you may need to keep your home protected. You can read more about our trenchless sewer pipe lining repair and replacement services below or give our local experts a call today!

Trenchless Sewer Line Replacement

When your system is beyond repair, you may need a trenchless sewer line replacement. This gives you the benefits of a brand-new system without invasive open-trench digging.

So what is trenchless sewer replacement?

A trenchless sewer line replacement is a method by which a new pipe is pulled through your old line to replace your pipes without needing to open a trench the entire length of your sewer line.

How does trenchless sewer line replacement work?

Step 1: Camera Inspection

First, your Bonney expert will use the latest drain inspection camera system to inspect the health of your sewer system. This will help them understand the problems your system is facing and determine if trenchless sewer replacement is right for you. Our professionals will show you the camera inspection results and discuss your repair options with you—providing full transparency and open communication.

Step 2: Heat Fusing Your Pipes Together

In preparation for the pipe burst process, we dig an entry and exit hole on each end of the sewer. We then fuse (or melt) together sections of pipe to create the total length be installed.  Not only does a trenchless sewer line install with minimal excavation, but it also provides you with a stronger joint and more advanced system.

Step 3: Inserting Your New Pipes

Finally, our professionals pull a cone-shaped bursting head through the old pipe with the new highly durable High-Density Poly Ethylene sewer pipe attached to the back of it. The cone bursts/breaks the old 4-inch pipe out to 5 inches and slides the new full-size 4-inch pipe into place—leaving the old pipe crumbled in place. 

Why Choose Trenchless Sewer Replacement Instead of Open Trench Replacement?

The traditional method of digging a trench to replace the sewer line can have both emotional and financial costs associated with it. Some of these issues include replacing your well-matured landscaping and possibly your driveway. Trenchless sewer replacement from Bonney allows you to access the exceptional care you need without any unnecessary sacrifices from your home or your wallet. Trenchless technology also allows the Bonney Sewer and Drain team to replace rotted kitchen, laundry, and bathroom lines under your home without tearing up your concrete floor. Our experts even offer coupons to help eligible customers better afford sewer and drain services. 


Trenchless Pipe Lining Sewer Repairs: Creating a Pipe Within Your Pipe

When you encounter sewer trouble, you may be able to restore or repair your system instead of requiring a physical replacement. Pipe lining is a popular method of trenchless sewer pipe lining repair.

What is Trenchless Pipe lining Sewer Repair?

Pipe lining is a sewer repair option that lines your sewer system with an industrial-grade sleeve saturated in epoxy. This epoxy offers support to sustain your sewer system and protection from damage and intrusion. Pipe lining can be done on the entire line or just a section.

How does trenchless pipe lining sewer repair work?

Pipe lining is a simple 3-step process to repair your existing sewer system.

Step 1: Camera Inspection

First, your Bonney Sewer and Drain expert will use a camera system to inspect the health of your sewer system. This will help them determine if your system qualifies for repair or if you need a replacement (more on that below). Following the inspection, your professional will discuss your repair options with you so you can have the full details upfront.

Step 2: Clearing Your System of Tree Roots and Debris

Once you decide on a trenchless sewer repair, our experts will clear your pipes of tree roots and debris. This gets your system ready to install the liner for your trenchless sewer repair.

Step 3: Completing the Epoxy Trenchless Sewer Repair

Finally, our experts pull a sleeve covered in epoxy through your pipes and blow it up so it forms a sturdy round liner. As the epoxy hardens, it essentially creates a new pipe within your pipe. This process can only be done on pipes that are round and maintain their shape.

If your existing sewer line is beyond repair, misshapen, or the bottom is completely rotted away, then you might need to consider a trenchless sewer line replacement (more on these below). The certified experts at Bonney can install a new sewer line without digging a trench all the way across your yard.*


Trenchless Sewer Repair and Replacement FAQ

Find the answers to your questions on pipe lining and trenchless sewer line repair and replacement services:

How Long Do Trenchless Pipe Repairs Last?

10-30+ years, on average IF the entire pipe is lined. The epoxy and lining materials used in trenchless pipe repairs are not subject to the same corrosion as traditional pipes. This process has been in place for several decades now, and the results on longevity are still coming in as the epoxy continues to exceed expectations. These systems are estimated to last you between 10-30+ years. 

How Long Do Trenchless Pipe Replacements Last?

50-100+ years, on average. Trenchless pipe replacements give you a brand-new set of pipes without digging up your sidewalk or yard. These systems are designed to last at least 50 years, but they can often last 100+ years. 

Do I Need Trenchless Sewer Repair or Replacement?

Both of these options offer reliable, long-lasting results. However, trenchless pipe lining repairs can only be completed on solid, round pipes and a complete replacement must be done to ensure the longest life. If you opt for a partial or spot repair, the remaining pipe old pipe is still likely to fail at some point.

If your pipes have been structurally damaged by tree roots or corrosion, you will need a trenchless sewer replacement. If complete collapse occurs trenchless cannot be done.

When your pipes are so far degraded that a replacement cannot be pulled through, you will need open trench sewer replacement.

Can You Finance Trenchless Sewer Repairs and Replacements?

Yes! Financing is a popular solution to the costs of trenchless sewer services. You can view the Bonney financing options here.

Do You Offer Trenchless Sewer Repairs and Replacements Near Me?

Bonney proudly services the greater Sacramento area, including Rancho Cordova, Carmichael, Vacaville, Natomas, La Riviera, Folsom, Roseville, Citrus Heights, Stockton, Woodland, Fair Oaks, Natomas, Lincoln, Orangevale, Fairfield, Sacramento, Cameron Park, Elk Grove, Newcastle, Davis, and beyond. You can view our full list of serving cities here, or contact Bonney to see if we can help!

Trenchless Sewer Line Repair and Replacement Near Me

Contact the team at Bonney to learn more about trenchless sewer replacement. If you need service rather than a repair or replacement, our Sacramento-based sewer and drain professionals can also snake or Hydro-jet your existing sewer and drain lines to get them flowing like new again.

Perma-Liner, Provider of trenchless sewer pipe repair systems