Orangeburg Pipe Replacement Deltona

Orangeburg (also known as “fiber conduit”) a unique type of pipe that began to evolve in the 1890’s was one whose wall was made of cellulose (wood) fibres, impregnated bituminous (coal tar) pitch. The first known use of the “fibre” pipe was for water transmission: a 1.5 mile pipeline in the Boston area, which stayed in service for 60+ years (1867-1927). Production of fibre conduit started in 1893 by The Fibre Conduit Company of Orangeburg, New York. in the late 1940’s, a heavier walled version of the fibre conduit was developed and sold as “Orangeburg pipe”, in sizes ranging from 3″-8″, for sewer and drain applications. It was used from the 1860s through the 1970s, when it was replaced by PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride). The Orangeburg name comes from Orangeburg, New York, the town in which most Orangeburg was manufactured.pipe

As world War II ended and gave rise to the post-war housing boom, the demand for cheap housing materials was at an all-time high and available drainage materials were scarce. Orangeburg Manufacturing produced a thicker-walled, sturdier, round version of fiber conduit pipe, selling it as “Orangeburg pipe” for sewer and drain uses.

Orangeburg was a low cost alternative to metal for sewer lines in particular. Lack of strength causes pipe failure more frequently than pipes made with other materials. The useful life of Orangeburg is 50 years under ideal conditions, but has known to fail in as little as 10 years. If your home was built between 1940 and approximately 1972 there is a good chance that you have Orangeburg pipe lurking underground, so it is good to know what this could mean to you as either a homeowner, or someone contemplating a purchase.

If you live in Deltona, Orange City, Deland, Sanford, Daytona and you have Orangeburg pipeCall Now,  we can replace your entire sewer line with PVC pipe and all of your worries will be gone!  386-774-8080

Sewer Repair

Sewer repair requires immediate attention and expert service to minimize both cost and inconvenience.sewer repair
Typically you will hear a warning in the form of a gurgling in your lines when a problem is manifesting itself in your sewer lines. The gurgling can be from a number of problems including grease, bio degradable wipes, feminine napkins, broken or cracked pipes, root infiltration and more. Gurgling usually means a partially or almost completely blocked line.If you act quickly when you hear the gurgling you can prevent damage to the inside of your home from raw sewer water (yuk). think sewer repair.
Our technicians come fully equipped with sewer camera and small and large sewer cable drain cleaning equipment for sewer repair. We also carry the fittings and pipe required to repair most residential sewer lines, so we can say you time and money on most any sewer repair.
We quickly find your problem; whether it be backups, broken lines or tree root damage, and then we promptly get busy doing the sewer repair and getting your business flowing again!
If your home did not have any exterior clean outs installed, we can help with that also. It is important to have a clean out where your sewer pipe exits the house within 12″. This makes it easy to access your pipe for sewer repair and also determine if the clog is inside the house or outside between the house and septic tank or city sewer connection by the street. If you are connected to city sewer it is also convenient to have a second clean out at the street. This clean out will help determine if the problem is between the house and street or towards the city connection. The clean outs can also be used to relieve the sewage backing up into your home.

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