Throughout the US there are wide varieties of pipes available which are deteriorated and needs to be replaced. These pipes can be restored and there are various methods to do it. Epoxy pipe restoration has been quite a common and popular method for restoring different varieties of pipes.
This procedure is non-invasive where epoxy is used for filling the inner side of the pipes without doing any harm to the pipe. This method is popular as it is very safe. There will be no harm to the interior or the exterior surface of the landscape, the pipes are being used and the building structures.
It’s a 4 step process which involves:
- Installation of valves to shut down the building being lined so that the water is available in the rest of the building.
- Drying pipes of the isolated sections of building of heated compressed air.
- The dried pies are then sandblasted with specialized abrasive to remove all sediment and mineral deposits.
- Lastly, the compressed air blows the epoxy in the pipe and is left to cure which takes approximately 5 hours.
Epoxy technique is not a new process, it has been in used in North America for the last 30 years. According to a study conducted by The American Water Works Association, epoxy increases the lifespan of the pipe by 40-60 years.
Following are some the major benefits of epoxy pipe restoration method:
- Durable and Safe
- Cost Effective
- Elimination of Leaks
- Saves Time
The best part about epoxy method is that it is certified and acknowledged by various bodies. This method is also used by US Navy which is a great reason to believe it’s efficient, durable and safe.
If you compare this method to conventional pipe replacement method, it is 50 % cheaper. Because the conventional pipe replacement method requires extensive renovations. The contractor removes all the wall panels, foundation pieces and flooring to access the pipe whereas epoxy method requires only two access points to complete the task saving you money.
Epoxy method is very effective in eliminating all the leaks and increasing the life of the pipe. This method has a warranty of 10 years and the well-maintained ones can last up to 100 years.
Epoxy method takes less time compared to other processes such as re-piping. Primitive method would take 4-6 weeks but with this one the entire task is completed in 4 days. It saves you a lot of time yet gives the best result.
Due to the aforementioned facts and benefits, epoxy pipe restoration is considered an excellent option to restore the piping system.
Pipeline Restoration Plumbing Inc. is one of the best re-piping experts in Santa Ana, California. We use epoxy method to restore the pipes. For more information, please call us at (714) 860-4250.