Eek!! Your plumbing is backing up! There’s sewage coming up into your bathroom, and it smells awful! This isn’t the first time it’s happened! What’s a person to do? No one wants this scenario to happen, but unfortunately, you may be faced with it at one time in your life or another. What do you do? Call SewerTechs and let us “scope” you out! With a free CCTV camera inspection, we will find your blockage, and determine the source of the issue. Hydro-jetting service could be all it takes!
What is Hydro-jetting?
Hydro-jetting, also known as sewer jetting or line clearing, is the process of using high-pressure water, delivered through a variety of “jetting” nozzles, to clean sewer lines. Water is normally delivered up to 3000 psi of pressure and works with gravity to remove buildup in the pipes.
A technician inserts a camera into the cleanout, or other sewer access point, and investigates the current condition of the pipes. This inspection will determine the extent of blockage from fats, oils, grease (FOG), debris or root penetration the pipes have succumbed to. This investigation gives the technician a good idea which combination of jetter nozzle and water pressure to use to clear the lines.
Accessing a cleanout, a technician inserts a hose that is connected to the hydro-jetter and a water source. That hydro-jetter pressurizes the water then shoots it through the holes in the jet nozzle, which then directs the stream into the pipe, clearing the blockage. Once the blockage is cleared, the technician will complete another inspection to determine the effectiveness of the jetting process as well as continue the investigation to look for any further damage or possible complications within the side sewer pipes and make any recommendations for future services.
The hydro-jetting process is safer and more effective than using a sewer machine (big snake), where a technician inserts a cable with a cutter to poke a hole in the blockage to get it flowing. It is also more economical in the long run to hydro-jet, as it clears more fats, oils, grease (FOG), and debris, as well as tree roots. Based on the post hydro-jetting inspection, the technician will recommend a solution to address the issues long term, whether it’s a maintenance program, spot repair or total rehabilitation with CIPP trenchless technology. We provide options; you make the decision that works best for you, without high pressure sales tactics.