Oakland Sewer Repair should always be performed by an experienced and licensed Oakland sewer repair plumber. Be cautious when when hiring. Ask for the sewer repair contractor to show you evidence that they are licensed. Also make sure you check the person’s driver’s license to make sure they aren’t showing you a license that does not belong to them. Once you are certain that the Oakland sewer repair plumber you are dealing with is licensed it is a good idea to make sure that they are experienced with Oakland sewer repair and just service plumbing like drain cleaning and toilet repair. Recently the California Contractor’s State License Board performed several sting operations where they posed as home owners who needed a plumber. In one house in 1 day they caught 12 different people posing as licensed contractors. The home owner is the first line of defense in these situations. It is important to be diligent.
Oakland sewer repair can be accomplished in a number of ways. If the line is broken that portion of the sewer line would need to be replaced. If the line has tree roots growing into it and it no longer getting all of the sewage to street it needs to repaired. Sometimes a large problem only requires a sewer cleaning to fix it. In more severe cases clogged sewer lines may need to be cleaned with a hydro-jetter. This is a technique used by Oakland sewer repair contractors to clean the sewer line using high pressure water much like a pressure washer to clear the line. In extreme cases the entire sewer line may need to be replaced.
Oakland trenchless sewer repair is one of the most preferred methods of replacing a sewer line. With this process the sewer line is replaced with a new one without digging up the pipe. This method is called pipe bursting. Oakland sewer repair plumbers are able to burst the old sewer line by literally puling a new one right through it.