Pipe leakages are common plumbing problems in London homes. Some of them are easy to fix, while others require the replacement of the entire pipe. However, replacing a pipe is not easy and cheap either which is why most of the local plumbers recommend alternative solutions, among them being pipe lining and coating which ensure a very efficient way of dealing with leaking pipes.
Our plumbers in London also offer pipe coating and lining services in order to help homeowners deal with pipe leakages in the simplest way possible.
What is pipe coating?
The pipe coating services our London plumbing professionals offer imply a procedure in which a layer of epoxy or resin is sprayed, respectively pumped, on the outside of a pipe. However, coat piping can also be done on the interior of various pipes in a London home.
The following types of pipes can be coated in order to prevent extensive damages to the plumbing system in London:
- drain pipes,
- home pipes;
- commercial building pipes;
- HVAC pipes.
Our emergency plumber inLondon can offer pipe coating services for both residential and commercial buildings.
The pipe coating procedure in London, performed by plumbers near me
Pipe coating is completed through trenchless procedures which do not imply removing the pipes, instead, the following steps need to be taken:
- the pipes need to be prepared for coating by undergoing a thorough cleaning procedure;
- the coating implies pumping resin on the interior of the pipe, therefore the resin will be prepared;
- the pipe is then inspected with a video camera in order to make sure the resin can be pumped;
- the resin is pumped inside the pipe several times depending on the size and type of pump.
The resin or epoxy must have a thickness of at least 1 mm each time the pipe is coated.
Why choose coat piping in London?
Coat piping is less expensive in London, a very humid city in which pipes can corrode quite easy, and pipe coating will help prevent these pipes from corroding. Also, the procedure is very simple and will not imply any interruptions. Another advantage of asking to coat piping services in London is that the entire piping system will be as good as new at a fraction of the cost of replacing the whole plumbing system.
If you need coat piping services for your home, please contact our plumber in London.