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Mainline Excavation in the North Shore

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Sewer main line under dirt

When you own an older home, one of the biggest plumbing jobs you might need is a main line excavation and repair. The main line is the line that runs from your home to the municipal line. This pipe was installed as part of your home's original plumbing system when it was constructed and usually runs beneath your yard or driveway.

However, over time, this line can become blocked or damaged. The buildup of sludge and sediment inside the line can cause clogs. At the same time, the pipes can burst due to tree roots and even burrowing animals. And once the line is damaged, water will leak onto your property. Sometimes, you'll see water pooling on the surface, while other times, the soil around the pipe will start to erode.

The Benefit of Mainline Excavation and Repair

It's important to note that though excavation is inconvenient and messy, it's usually a good thing for you, the homeowner. When you upgrade the quality of your main line, your entire property can go up in value because the upgrade ensures the line's health for decades to come.

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Sewer Repairs That Do & Do Not Require Excavation

Your home's main line is the one that runs from your home to the primary municipal line and was initially built and installed when your home was first constructed. You will usually find this main line buried underneath your driveway or front yard. If this line is ever damaged or needs to be repaired or unclogged, you'll be required to hire professionals to excavate your property to get to the main line.

Wastewater is carried out of your home and to a treatment facility by your sewer lines. If these lines crack, leak, or break, that will spell dangerous trouble for the homeowner. Although you can opt for a traditional method to fix damaged sewer lines, we recommend using the newer, less-invasive trenchless sewer repair.

If you need main line or sewer line help, call (978) 750-6900 or schedule your sewer line repair today.

Signs You Need Excavation Repairs

Whether in the North Shore, Salem, Beverly, Danvers, or Peabody, our team of professionals is ready to help you with your sewer excavation repairs. This is a serious procedure that only highly trained professionals can carry out, so be sure to contact us right away if you notice any of the following:

  • Foul-smelling area: Sewer gas can only be smelled if an underground sewer line leaks or breaks. It might not always be easy to find out where exactly the damage is, so contact your professional team right away.
  • Unusual lawn spot: Water pooling on the surface of your lawn or a patch with overgrowing grass is a good sign that there's excess water in that specific spot.
  • Potholes and cracks: If your main line is under your driveway, expect to see cracks developing that lead to larger potholes over time.

If you notice these signs or anything else unusual, call (978) 750-6900 or contact us online about excavation repairs in Lynn and the surrounding area.

Choose Cranney for Mainline Excavation and Repair

Call Cranney for main line excavation and repair! We've built our reputation on over 40 years of customer service and quality workmanship that lasts. We're highly experienced in performing these jobs as quickly and effectively as possible. What's more: thanks to our extensive experience and knowledge with main line installation, excavation, and repair, we can advise you on the best types of materials to use to ensure the best possible performance from your plumbing system. And, of course, we offer honest and upfront pricing.

Call Cranney Home Services today at (978) 750-6900 to learn more about main line excavation and repair or request a free quote!

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