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Why Pipe Bursting is an Ideal Option

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Pipe bursting is one of the most effective methods of trenchless pipeline rehabilitation. This method involves pulling a bursting head through the existing pipe, which then breaks the old pipe apart and pushes it out of the way while simultaneously laying a new pipe, allowing plumbing companies to replace damaged pipes without digging up large sections of your yard or property, saving you time and money.

At The Pipe Doctor Plumbing & Drain, we specialize in providing top-of-the-line trenchless pipe repair in Alexandria, VA, and can attest to the viability of pipe bursting. We are proud to offer this innovative solution to our clients. It has several benefits over traditional pipe replacement methods which we will discuss below.

Minimally Invasive

Pipe bursting is much less invasive than traditional pipe repair or replacement procedures as it only requires two small entry and exit holes. This means that your property will be disrupted as little as possible, and you can return to normal use of your pipes much quicker.


Additionally, bursting pipe is highly effective at fixing many problems, including cracks, corrosion, and even sewer pipe relining. Its sheer versatility as a pipe rehabilitation option makes it a popular choice among plumbing contractors.


Cost-effectiveness is another reason for pipe bursting’s popularity. When you consider that you won’t have to repair your property after being dug up and that you won’t have nearly as much labor, you’ll realize that it’s a much more enticing prospect than traditional pipe repair methods.


Excavations aren’t safe. Whenever you have a pipe relining or replacement procedure that involves digging trenches in your yard, there is always the possibility of injury to the crew as well as damage to your property.

Better Flow Capacity

Unlike pipe relining procedures, the pipe’s diameter isn’t lessened. The pipe that is used to replace the damaged one is the same size. This means that the pipe line’s flow capacity won’t be affected.

Here at The Pipe Doctor Plumbing & Drain, our team is highly trained and experienced in the various trenchless pipe replacement methods. We are committed to providing you with the best service possible, and we pride ourselves on our ability to provide effective, long-lasting solutions to all of your pipe-related problems. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you are facing any pipe-related issues!

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