Ohio Basement Authority Case Studies: Water Line and Sewer Line Replacement in Dublin, OH

Thursday, November 30th, 2017 by Holly Richards-Purpura

Challenge

After living in their house for one year, homeowners in Dublin, OH, noticed a problem with the sewer line serving their home. They contacted a local plumbing company, and one of their representatives was able to run a camera into the line to investigate. The video showed the clay pipe connector had cracked.

Clay pipes can fail, crack, rot and erode due to a variety of causes including ground settlement and tree root intrusion.

The plumbing company representative suggested the homeowners contact Ohio Basement Authority for further repair advice. The homeowners were eager to do so, and they met with Inspector Victor Golowin. Along with assessing the sewer pipe, Victor reviewed the camera footage and recommended having the sewer line replaced.

Victor and the homeowners also discussed issues with the water line serving the house, and it was also suggested to upgrade this line before any serious issues.

Solution

Field Supervisor Adam Kuhns then led his crew in the sewer line and water line replacement projects.

The crew carefully excavated the yard to gain access to the lines and first replace the sewer line. The failing clay pipes were removed and replaced with stronger and more durable SDR 35 plastic sewer pipes.

Similarly, the water line also was replaced with more reliable pipe protected by a sleeve. After the line was bored and installed, a new shut-off valve and piping also was installed inside the home.

After passing necessary inspections, the soil was backfilled and the landscaping was replaced.

The homeowners are pleased to have updated systems that will serve their house for many years to come.

Project Summary

Installing Contractor: Ohio Basement Authority

Certified Inspector: Victor Golowin

Project Foreman: Adam Kuhns

Products Installed: Water Line, Sewer Line

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