Re: Orangeburg pipe
Posted by Dale's Plumbing Service on December 01, 1999 at 20:18:54:
In response to Re: Orangeburg pipe
: Our main sewer drain has backed up twice in the last 2 or 3 years -- most recently this morning -- and a few more times some years ago. The plumber who snaked it out said we might have Orangeburg pipe in the system and, if we do, it's "inevitable" that it will have to be replaced.

: Our house was built in the 1930s. I found a source on the Net that says Orangeburg pipe was manufactured during the Korean War. If that's true, we can't have Orangeburg pipe. Do you know if that source is right?

: We appreciate your help. Thank you.

Jerry, I don't know the exact date it came out but i built a home in 1963 and i think orangeburg was pretty new then. Yom may have clay tile for a sewer lone. You can have your line camered to see what material you have and also locate the exact place or the problem with your line.Hope this helps. Dale Peck. LMP


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