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Was Your Austin-Area House Built 1950-1986? Then Your Sewer Pipes May Be In Big Trouble.

If you have an older home in Austin, you may have a ticking time bomb under your slab in the form of cast iron sewer pipe.  All cast iron sewer pipe will need to be completely replaced before your house turns 50 years old.  If your house was built 1950-1969,  it's already time to replace before your house is flooded with sewage! Houses built in the 1970s will need complete replacement in the next 10 years.   It's not a question of IF, it's a question of WHEN.  Why?  Cast iron sewer pipes only last 50 years before they deteriorate beyond repair and start leaking raw sewage into your yard or living room. If you have an older house in Austin, call us to come out and do an inspection. We'll let you know if you can wait a few years, or if the pipes are already starting to leak sewage into your yard or house. Why completely replace, not just repair the pipe as needed ?  Each repair causes the cast iron on either side of the break to turn into TWO new