just watched a very interesting video of a method used in europe for some 20
now spreading into large multistory apartment buildings. they use a videoscope
without breaking existing plumbing lines, coat the insides of the lines with an
type (not sure of the material)
is this method known and in use in the usa? what's it called?
they calculated costs vs. the traditional method of ripping everything open and
less than half the cost but just as strong and insurance companies had approved
from a liability standpoint (think moisture damage in wet spaces in buildings
I smell at least a little BS here. Assuming you're talking about drain
1. They'd have to somehow clean the slime and deposits off the inside
of the pipe.
2. To be "as strong" the material would have to be of a significant
thickness which would seriously shrink the inside diameter of the drain
Where did you get this video?
I've never seen it inside a building, but lining sewer mains is pretty
common. It's more expensive than the pipe itself but a lot cheaper
when you consider you don't have to put the streets back together when
I just Googled for a description for you and found:
Check the description of relining.
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