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Trenchless Pipe repair expenses

A leaky pipe on your property can be one of the most frustrating parts of owning a home. As such, the only question is how much it will cost. The traditional method of repairing pipes underground involved several days of digging and extensive property damage. Fortunately, trenchless pipe repair now allows plumbers to fix a pipe in less than a day requiring minimal digging. However, homeowners have questions about trenchless pipe repair. Here are some things to consider.

Expenses upfront

As traditional pipe repair is more common, you can choose a plumber from more options, and it may be cheaper. It costs on average $50 to $250 per foot to fix a traditional pipe, and that doesn’t include costs like having the property repaired.

Trenchless pipe repair is priced according to the method applied. There are two: 

Expenses not disclosed

The initial estimate fails to include the costs of traditional pipe repairs. Several factors may affect the cost of excavating the old pipe, such as an additional contractor’s involvement. If heavier objects are to be moved over the sewer line, there may even be a cost involved with doing so. 

Even if the initial cost covers everything, repairing a damaged driveway or landscaping will probably not be covered. In many cases, homeowners have to spend thousands of dollars to get their properties back to their original condition.

In contrast, trenchless repairs are less invasive and incur fewer costs. The ground doesn’t have to be ripped up, and repairs do not need to be made afterward. When it comes to repairing a broken pipe, trenchless repairs are cheaper, more cost-effective, and easier.

Your pipes can be kept in working order by professionals.

An experienced plumber should be contacted if you suspect a pipe needs to be repaired. At Joe Sampson’s Plumbing, we’ve been helping homeowners in Suffolk and Nassau Counties for years.