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The 3 Major Advantages of the Moling Process

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The 3 Major Advantages of the Moling Process

There are different pipe replacement used today that are more advanced than a usual open-cut excavation method. Most replacement solutions have trenchless technology. For those who are not familiar with trenchless technology, it’s a type of pipe repair or replacement produce that applies less dredging as possible. When it comes to pipe restoration, it’s best to have minimal digging. The less excavation then the less damage the repair process will cause. In fact, some trenchless solutions are able to restore sewer lines while causing negligible damage to the landscape and surrounding property.

Moling is a trenchless pipe replacement solution that continues to be used by repair contractors. The process of moling is faster than a conventional pipe repair, which is why it’s becoming such a popular trenchless method. A digging or moling mechanism digs the ground and forms a direct pathway to the pipeline. The pipes are removed or placed through the underground tunnel. There are plenty of advantages a moling process can provide, such as:

  1. Being less costly than most replacement techniques

The reason why some pipe replacement methods are more expensive than moling is because of the deep excavation. You see digging deep underground can alter the landscape surrounding it. Not only that, the machinery used are also large. This will also add to the cost. Another thing that adds costs to the whole process is the cleaning. Excavations cause a lot of clutter so the contractors might charge more for the cleaning process. A lot of manpower is needed for using the machine as well as other parts of the operation.

Moling can save you a lot of money since less manpower is needed and not to mention the equipment used is less expensive. The moling tool uses advanced tracking technology for better digging but it has a compact size. More importantly, moling leaves only an excavation hole and it doesn’t disfigure the landscape.

  1. Moling can be finished faster than open-cut excavation

This is really a no-brainer since open-cut excavations takes a lot of time to be finished. Think about it, the repair crew must first dig and then remove the pipes. Afterwards, they must place the pipe back and then cover the section again. This is a really time-consuming process. Take note that some contractors charge by the hour. Your sewer pipes might take even longer if many sections of the pipeline need to be fixed.

  1. It brings less damage and disruption to your properties

Moling is a trenchless pipe repair technology so it shouldn’t be such a surprise that it causes less damage to property than a standard pipe replacement method. The underground pathway created by the moling machine is more direct and causes less destruction. The only thing excavation needed for moling is a hole for the pipes to be pulled or inserted through. Other than, there is really no other major excavation that’s needed. There may be times when excavation is needed for old pipes that are already collapsed.

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