Descaling: How to Avoid Cast Iron Sewer Pipe Replacement
Good news for homeowners with cast iron sewer pipes!
Before you replace your older cast iron sewer pipes, try sewer line descaling before replacing cast iron sewer lines. Have a sewer professional inspect the sewer line.
Debris Accumulates Because of Scale Buildup in Cast Iron Sewer Pipes
Sewer line descaling is an effective way to remove the rough metal shards (called scale) that develop inside the pipe over time. After a while, debris gets caught on the rough metal that has collected on the inside of pipe. After debris accumulates over a period of time, it can cause blockages and even sewer line backups.
Rough Metal Inside Cast Iron Pipes Causes Problems For Sewer Professionals
These metal shards also make it difficult for plumbing professionals to insert hydrojetting and video camera inspection lines.
The cost of sewer line or sewer pipe replacement at your home can run into the tens of thousands of dollars. Sewer line descaling is a much faster, less costly technique for restoring cast iron sewer pipes.
The sewer descaling process will remove all scale and rough metal from the surface of the pipe. WIth a smooth surface inside, proper flow will be restored.