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how to defrost frozen pipes


Depending on location and material, how to defrost frozen pipes is different for each circumstance. There are several methods used to defrost frozen pipes including pipe...

tuberculation corrosion in pipes


Tuberculation in pipes occurs in cast iron plumbing resulting in a brown slime buildup on the interior of the line. Repairing the damage requires shotcrete or gunite...

borehole expansion expanding boreholes


Borehole expansion may prove necessary overtime. Newer technologies, allow workers to expand the existing casings and avoid traditional telescoping hazards.

no dig show no dig event


Education is an important point for trenchless technology companies, as the industry is still relatively new and growing. A no dig show allows these leaders to come...

channeling corrosion


When the bottom of a pipe erodes in a process known as channeling, it becomes problematic for a homeowner. However, the use of trenchless technology repairs the...

tunnel boring machine how tunnel boring machines work


The efficient modern tunnel boring machine (TBM) that smoothly slices through clay, rock and shale is a result of many failed attempts at making a machine that is...

open trench construction


Three viewpoints tell at least part of the tale on when trenchless technology may or may not be the right choice. Trenchless technology cannot be used for line belly but...

channeling vs line belly when trenchless repair can't be used


When a blockage occurs, is it a line belly or channeling? Line belly cannot be repaired using trenchless methods, but channeling can. Diagnosing the issue properly can...

concrete microtunneling pipes the basics of microtunneling projects explained by Trenchlesspedia


Microtunneling is a trenchless construction technique that allows an operator to bore small diameter holes over great distances. The new pipelines are jacked in place...

elon musk tunnel boring machine


The Elon Musk tunnel boring machine (TBM) is surprisingly a used one he named Godot, which is 14-feet in diameter and about 400-feet long. Godot is already working his...

preventing frozen pipes in the winter


'Prevention is better than cure' is an old and wise adage and it applies well to winter preparation and preventing frozen pipes. Locate outside hoses... insulate drain...

avoid a burst pipe


When you do experience a busted water pipe, there's a better option to digging up your yard to repair or replace it. Trenchless technology has an array of trenchless...

how to bid for a city contract


Bidding on a city project will require you to provide information on your budget, timeline and your contingency plan. You'll have to give realistic timeframes and budget...

avoid borehole collapse trenchless boring horizontal directional drilling auger boring


Borehole integrity is vital to the safety and success of a drilling project. There are several issues that can lead to borehole collapse like borehole narrowing,...

trenchless construction vs conventional trenching


Four studies claim the trenchless construction cost comparison vs traditional trenching is massive, saving cities and municipalities millions in rehabilitation projects...