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How to Save Your Sewer Line from Tree Roots

Trees need plenty of nutrients, water and minerals to grow. They are always actively searching for places where they can obtain these substances in abundance, and your sewer line happens to be a perfect source. Tree roots are naturally drawn to sewer pipes. When they find a crack or leak on the drainage system, they quickly grow into the pipes to absorb nutrients, causing blockages and inhibiting the flow of waste.
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Common Causes of Sewer Line Problems in New Jersey

Is there an unusual odor in your basement or yard? Are your drains unusually slow? Are there instances when you notice sewage backing up into bathtub or toilet? All these are subtle signs that you could be facing potentially serious sewer line problems.
Though your drains and pipes are in great condition, heavy rainfall in New Jersey could result in you facing sewer line problems. Sewer backup requires immediate professional attention due to its hazardous nature.
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What Not to Throw Down Your Drains

Your drains are a vital part of an important system in your house. Unlike other systems, like your air conditioner, for example, it can be easy to unwittingly adopt an "out of sight, out of mind" attitude when it comes to your home's plumbing. Once you dump liquids down your drains, you often don't ever have to think about them again -- or so the thinking goes.
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How to Inspect Sewer Drains When Looking For a New Home

While homeownership might be the American dream, it's a decision that's often fraught with red tape and stress. Because it is the single largest and most expensive purchase for most people, it's important for potential homeowners to do their due diligence and make sure that they know as much as the homes they're interested in as possible before signing a contract to purchase it.
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3 Signs of a Damaged Sewer Line

When it comes to home maintenance, sewer lines are not typically something that most people think about maintaining and repairing. Since they are underground, their location can make it difficult to figure out if a sewer line is failing. Many people aren't even sure exactly where their sewer line is located. Fortunately, for homeowners, there are a few signs that could indicate a damaged sewer line.
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3 Reasons Why You Should Choose Trenchless Sewer Repair

As a homeowner, one of the last things you want to hear is that your sewer needs to be repaired. Visions of expensive machines, a time-consuming job and a yard that is torn up probably run through your head. A trenchless sewer line repair provides numerous advantages that you should know about before making a decision. Below are the top three to keep in mind while doing your research.
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Don’t Panic: Steps to Take When You Need an Emergency Sewer Repair

Life circumstances and emergencies can happen at any time. Coming home to a home flooded by a sewer plumbing issue is certainly a stressful, emergency situation. Resolving this issue requires quick action. Here’s a step-by-step guide that walks you through dealing with this potential catastrophe with the help of your favorite sewer repair company—ICUNJ.
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4 Indications That You Need New Sewer Line Installation

Here’s a quick quiz about your sewer system. When’s the last time you thought about your septic system? Do you know where the sewer lines that service your home are located? If you aren’t sure about the answers to these questions, don’t worry: you’re not alone!
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5 Sewer Line Maintenance Tips

Just like the other components in your home—your heating and cooling system, for example, or your yard—your septic system needs the proper maintenance on a regular basis in order to stay in good working order. This means paying particular attention to the system’s sewer lines. Fortunately, taking care of your septic system doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. The following five sewer line maintenance tips can help reduce the chances that you’ll have a major repair bill later.
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Sewer Pipe Repair in NJ: How Sewer Inspection Cameras Work

Sewer repair: it’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Not only is it one of the most intrusive home repair projects imaginable, it’s something you don’t have any control over. It’s not like you could stop an underground pipe from getting damaged! Even worse, there are all the other costs associated with sewer repair. Even pros don’t have any choice but to dig up your beautiful yard… or do they?
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5 Advantages of Trenchless Pipe Repair

Trenchless technology is the modern solution to plumbing and pipe repair. It can remedy pipes in those hard to reach places and can be used in a variety of ways such, as municipal, commercial and residential buildings.
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Which Trees Cause the Most Pipe Damage

Getting a crack in your sewer line can be a major headache to deal with. Among the various reasons home and commercial sewer lines may fail, intrusion from invasive tree roots is considered one of the most common - and often the most problematic. Intrusions clog, crack and cause a slew of other serious pipe issues if unattended.
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Factors That Contribute To The Cost of a Service Line Repair or Replacement

While actual costs may vary, there are a variety of factors that contribute to the costs of sewer line repairs or replacements. Let's take a look at what kind of factors contribute to a line replacement.
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Wall Township Sued Over Precarious Sewer Line

A Shark River advocacy group has sued Wall, charging the township has left a sewer line in a precarious position that could threaten the water supply for thousands of residents across Monmouth County.
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Don't Overlook The Status Of Your Sewer When Buying A New Home In NJ

ICUNJ encourages its customers to look beyond the four walls of your potential new home. It might be easier said than done, but be sure to investive beyond what your eyes can see before buying. ICUNJ warns its customers of unforeseen red flags that have potential of becoming a real estate nightmare.
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Sewer Backup: Tips That Will Save You Money In New Jersey

In the event of a sewer backup suspected to be coming from the town's main sewer line, call the town first before calling a plumber. If the town is contacted first it may prevent an unnecessary expense.
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New Jersey Sewer Line Repair: To Dig Or Not To Dig, That Is The Question

The idea of having your side sewer line repaired at your home or your place of business using costly excavation can be overwhelming. (A side sewer is a pipe system that carries wastewater and/or drainage water from your building to the public sewer system or outlet) Don't be afraid if yours needs repair. A certified technicians or plumber can handle virtually any size excavation or side sewer line repair.
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Common Causes of Home Sewer Backups in New Jersey

The most common causes of sewer backups are a clogged pipes. This isn't limited to just your toilet, but includes your garbage disposal habits too. Avoid dumping anything in large quantities into your garbage disposal -- or your sink. The buildup of grease and melted butter from those savory meals needs to get disposed of properly-- in the trash! It is important to monitor what exits your house through your pipes to avoid a big back up, but if that disposal is not going smooth, ICUNJ is only a phone call away!
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How To Choose A Plumbing Company in Middlesex Monmouth County and the New Jersey area

Selecting the right plumbing company can take the stress and worry out of your repair needs, whether they are large or small. Proper plumbing design is a science. Providing adequate water pressure and keeping various toxins out of your water lines are only two of many concerns a plumber must address when designing a system.
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Pipe Repair Systems - Choosing the Right
Rehabilitation Method

The job of a municipal sanitary sewer system manager is difficult these days. With limited funding, increasingly stringent compliance requirements, aging infrastructure and sanitary sewer overflows (SSO), managers are faced with the daunting task of keeping their systems in good working order. Looming on the horizon is...
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Top Innovations That Drove the
Growth of the Trenchless Industry

From the earliest horizontal directional drilling (HDD) projects and cured-in-place pipe relining to CCTV advances and curved microtunneling, innovative ideas have helped grow the trenchless industry. Here's a recap of some of our top picks for innovations – like the SPiDER Scanner from CUES – that helped grow the industry in the last 25 years.
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Bridge Disrepair

More than 63,000 bridges across the United States are in urgent need of repair, with most of the aging, structurally compromised structures part of the interstate highway system, an analysis of recent federal data has found.
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Disrepaired Roads and Bridges

From the bumpy, pothole-pitted roads to the broken bridges, America’s transportation infrastructure is in a state of disrepair. These deteriorated structures come at a heavy cost to Americans in terms of money, time, stress—and for some, even their lives.
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By most accounts, transportation infrastructure in the United States is in serious disrepair. As roads and bridges across the country continue to age and deteriorate, governments at all levels are struggling to pay for maintenance and upkeep -- not to mention investments in much-needed upgrades and new projects.
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Relining Vs. Replacement

Trenchless technologies — the most common being relining with cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) — offer many benefits over more traditional efforts such as excavation. Perhaps the most notable benefit is lower installation costs, which allows funds to be stretched further and rehabilitation programs to be fully extended.
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Asbestos Professionals

An asbestos professional can help with inspection and remediation or removal of asbestos in your home. Asbestos professionals are trained in handling asbestos material. The type of asbestos expert you need will depend on the type of product and what needs to be done to correct the problem.
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Asbestos Hazard Abatement

This program enforces the UCC's Asbestos Hazard Abatement Subcode in all educational facilities and public buildings undergoing asbestos abatement projects. It trains and authorizes asbestos safety control monitoring firms and asbestos safety technicians and conducts monitoring inspections.
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