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The time it takes to line a pipe

By September 30, 2021February 28th, 2022No Comments

When dealing with a leaky sewer pipe, Trenchless Pipe Repair strongly advises you to consider pipe lining. Your pipes can be repaired permanently without having to dig up large sections of the ground, which is much easier and less costly.

Weather Conditions

It is possible to fully line a pipe with CIPP in as little as a few hours. Weather can, however, be a factor. Heavy rains impede this process. Heavy snow can make this process take longer than usual. As a result of the colder temperatures, the ground is hard. It is difficult even to dig small holes. It could take the team longer than expected.


The best choice when it comes to sewer pipe lining is to choose an expert in the field. Companies with limited experience typically take longer to complete repairs. To make matters worse, they frequently make mistakes. The result might be a prolonged period of no water. Choosing an experienced company will minimize the amount of downtime.

Location of the Damaged Pipe Section

Trenchless Pipe Repair in North Branch doesn’t take as much time or effort as pipe replacements, but it does require a small amount of digging. The technicians should be able to reach the pipe easily. Prior to beginning your work, clear the area. Moving vehicles and yard decorations may be required.

Type of Damage

Depending on the type of damage, pipe lining companies take longer to complete the process. Consult our team first for more information.

We specialize in pipe lining and any other type of efficient solution here at Trenchless Pipe Repair. Give us a call today to make an appointment.

Do pipes usually break when it is convenient? Rarely. If a pipe bursts, breaks, or erodes, it is crucial to repair the damage as quickly and efficiently as possible. In addition to offering trenchless products and services, Trenchless Pipe Repair includes Cure-In-Place Pipe (CIPP), one of its trenchless products.

How Long Does the Cured-In-Place Pipe Process Take?

There’s no doubt that when your pipes don’t work right, you want to get them fixed as quickly as possible. In the event that your pipes need repair, you may have to deal with water spilling into your home or place of business. Alternatively, your sewage could leak outside, causing damage to your structure or leaking pollutants into the soil. It may not be just you whose life is impacted by a broken pipe – it may affect your community as well.

A pipe leak can cause a lot of damage, so getting the section back to its original condition as soon as possible is very important. This type of pipe repair typically takes between three and five days to complete. The CIPP process begins curing within sixty minutes after the pipe has been placed and can restore the pipe within that timeframe. To fix the problem without causing further damage to the pipe and surroundings, this method involves a trenchless entry.

The CIPP Process

CIPP repair (curing-in-place pipe) is our most-requested method for fixing a broken or leaking pipe system. Because CIPP repairs are a trenchless type of pipe repair, your home or site won’t have to experience the same level of excavation as a pipe repair. Instead of using large machines such as bulldozers and excavators to dig or locate the repair, we do our best to keep the level of intrusion to a minimum. Trenchless repair begins by threading a camera through the damaged pipe system. This gives us an idea of how best to strengthen the system, rather than just patch up the breakage. CIPP restoration starts with the installation of a liner filled with resin into a damaged pipe. A resin is an organic compound that can be manipulated to create durable products, such as a new pipe, by hand. The liner is then attached to the walls of the original pipe with a wet resin lining by expanding an inflatable bladder within the liner and applying air pressure (or sometimes steam). Depending on the severity of the damage to the system, a variety of curing methods can be used. The lining is traditionally placed with hot water or steam. However, we find that when the damage to the lining is severe, UV light can sometimes be the most effective solution. The finished product can be revealed once the resin has cured (within 60 minutes). By replacing the old pipe with the new one, it has strengthened its durability and extended its lifespan to at least 50 years.

This method is a good option when the damage to the pipe is minimal to moderate, such as a small 2-inch pipe or a large 56-inch municipal pipe. Aside from being structurally sound, CIPP doesn’t require excavation and can be applied in under 60 minutes. It is a quick, efficient, and cost-effective way to produce a brand new, long-lasting pipe. We have seen how CIPP repairs can safeguard homes, as well as invigorate businesses and communities.