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By REDSAW
#359
dig around clay pipe and use angle grinder to take out a section.
if your lucky you may have use of a pipe cutter chain.
the slip branch with the aid of soap, then slides in,
By joni os
#2902
Inserting a branch fitting with neoprene pipe couplers is now the approved method of our local water authority,even when size of main pipe would previously have allowed saddle connection.
Unless I'm up to my ankles in water a 9" electric grinder will usually suffice, albeit necessary to remove top section of pipe to complete cut. For old salt glazed with cement joints I prefer to cut out the collar as this allows greater choice of where to make final connection. Old SG pipes often thicken near to collar. The advantage of neoprene couplers is the pipe need not be truely round to make a satisfactory connection and if you ever come across a pitch fibre public sewer this is essential.
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By Best
#2903
Old way was dig around and below clay sewer pipe roughly in a square or rectangular shape and put concrete in to fill up the hole to approximately centre of pipe. Then cut a piece out of top of clay pipe with an angle grinder and build walls up from concrete for a square or rectangular manhole. Slope around the sewer pipe opening with sand and cement and try to angle the new sewer pipe downwards and as close as possible to inline with old sewer, (using a final bend if needed).
Did a good job if done right, but a lot of bother compared to plastic manholes now. Not sure if still permissible to do it the old way
By mrdrains
#6015
The sewer line is the part of your water system that takes all the water from the drains and send it on its way out of your house and into the common sewer line that your city treats. Sewer lines are larger than your drains, but they have two reasons to require sewer cleaning.

These five tips can help homeowners keep sewer pipes clean
Inspect in advance: If you’re thinking of purchasing a home, add a sewer pipe inspection to your checklist of considerations before buying.
Consider a video viewing: Have a professional examine your pipe with a camera to determine its condition. Then you can budget for repairs or replacement that may be needed down the line.
Rout it out: If roots are already finding their way into your sewer lateral, you might buy some time before the next backup by having them cleared.
Consider coverage: The majority of homeowners' insurance policies won't pay for sewer pipe replacement; however, you might find one that does if you shop around.
Do your research: Before an emergency arises, talk to your plumber about whether a trenchless or traditional method of sewer pipe replacement might be right for your home. Keep this potential repair in mind when spending on landscaping or hardscaping that might be affected.
Trying all such tips, if you are facing the problem of sewer blockage then, it’s time to contact drainage specialist. MR Drains is one of the best drainage specialist who can help you to solve all drainage issues.
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