Whether you are a new homeowner or have owned your home for quite some time, you probably are well acquainted with the pipes in your home. With all of their quirks, clangs, and oddities, you already know that no home is perfect — especially when it comes to water and sewer lines.

There are certain procedures that are necessary for homeowners and businesses alike to perform to keep their pipes running smoothly. One of the most important procedures that we perform at Clog Busters is known as pipe bursting. If you’ve never heard of pipe bursting or you’ve yet to need pipe bursting services, you may be unfamiliar with how it works.

Pipe bursting is often necessary when pipes have been severely damaged or compromised. It is a procedure that requires a team of professionals and is not a task you should try and tackle on your own.

At Clog Busters, our highly experienced team performs pipe bursting for local homeowners and businesses with skill and expertise. With nearly a decade of experience in the industry, we know how to tackle your pipe problems and get things back in order quickly.

If you are curious to learn more about pipe bursting and how it works, then you’ve come to the right article. Keep reading to discover:

  • The Basics of Pipe Bursting
  • How Pipe Bursting is Performed
  • Why You Should Choose Clog Busters for Pipe Bursting in Hillsboro & Portland

If you need pipe bursting in Hillsboro, Beaverton, or elsewhere in the Portland metro area, be sure to give Clog Busters a call: (503) 680-8947.

Client receiving pipe bursting services from Clog Busters in Hillsboro

Pipe Bursting Basics

Pipe bursting is used to replace broken sewer lines. It is a trenchless technique and an innovative solution for repairing broken sewer pipes.

Essentially, it is the intentional breaking of severely damaged sewer pipes in order to make way for a replacement system.

Pipe bursting is more efficient and safer than traditional pipe replacement operations. In fact, modern pipe bursting can be completed in a matter of hours. Traditional sewer line replacement requires trench digging, which is expensive, time-consuming, and wreaks havoc on your landscape.

Pipe bursting is efficient, safe, and more cost-effective than traditional sewer line replacement. With the old method, you may be looking at paying for long labor hours and potential property damage to your lawn soil and grass. With pipe bursting the entire process is far less painful and invasive. You can install the brand new sewer line your home needs without accruing additional costs or headaches.

Pipes of various sizes for pipe bursting

How Pipe Bursting Works

Pipe bursting is not just used for broken sewer lines. It can also be used for the replacement of water or natural gas pipes.

Pipe bursting starts with a cone-shaped bursting head that is pushed through the existing pipe. This action results in the splitting of the old pipe. As the bursting head is pushed through the old pipe, the fragments create a cavity for the replacement pipe. The brand new pipe follows the bursting head, so while the old pipe is simultaneously pushed, forming the new cavity, while the new pipe is laid down.

Replacement pipes can last up to 50 years with proper maintenance and repair. So, not only do you receive pipes that will last for several decades, the procedure itself is straightforward, easy to understand, and results in better sewer, water, or gas line efficiency.

Pipe bursting is great for fixing problems with your sewer line caused by:

  • Shifting ground or soil
  • Tree root infiltration
  • Surface pressure
  • Animal interference, burrowing, and other underground activity
  • Adverse weather conditions, especially in certain seasons
  • Leaky, worn, or aging pipes
  • Improper installation or repairs

The problems listed above are some of the most common reasons why you may need pipe bursting services. Pipe bursting is not always required to solve these issues, but it is a helpful procedure when it comes to big problems that need a big solution.

Trenchless pipe bursting is an innovative technology that has transformed the way homeowners address sewer line, waterline, and gas line problems. You can enjoy the ease and efficiency that comes with pipe bursting without all the hassle of previous methods.

Blue house after pipe bursting services

Pipe Bursting in Hillsboro, Oregon + More

If you need pipe bursting in Hillsboro, Clog Busters is your go-to service. For nearly a decade, we have been performing pipe bursting in Hillsboro, along with other trenchless technologies for sewer line repairs for local homeowners and businesses.

Thanks to our experienced and professional technicians, you can always count on pipe bursting from Clog Busters to be efficient, quick, and effective.

If you need pipe bursting services in Hillsboro or elsewhere in the Portland Metro area please don’t hesitate to give us a call. We love helping new clients receive replacement sewer lines and ensure their toilets and other necessities run smoothly.

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In addition to our trenchless technologies for sewer line replacement and repair, we also perform clog removal services and pipe clearing for homeowners and businesses. When it comes to your sewer line drains and household clogs, we are the service you can count on to give you exactly the results you need when you need them.

We love assisting clients and homeowners all across the Portland Metro area with pipe bursting and other services. Check out what one of our recent clients had to say about their experience with Clog Busters:

“I love Clog Busters. Their customer service is world-class. They are fast, knowledgeable, and effective. I would use them again and I would recommend them to friends and family.”
-Justin C’s 5 Star Google Review

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