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Cracked Pipes: The Main Causes

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The Greater Boston area can take advantage of the pipe repair services provided by New England Pipe Restoration. We can help you because we have over 25 years of experience fixing broken pipes. Contact us today for trenchless pipe lining in Boston, MA, and the surrounding areas.

Ground Movement

Ground movement can be due to several reasons, such as changes in temperature, heavy rains or flooding, drought conditions, and construction or excavation work nearby. All these can cause the ground to shift, putting pressure on pipes and causing them to crack. In some cases, the pipe may even break completely and require sewer pipe lining.

Tree Roots

As trees grow, their roots can spread out and pressure nearby pipes. This can cause the pipe to crack or even break. Additionally, when trees grow into the sewer line, it can block the flow of water and cause a backup leading to cracked pipes. Cast iron pipe lining may be in order.

Water Pressure

Water pressure is the force with which water flows through your pipes. When water freezes, it expands and puts pressure on whatever contains it. That's why you're more likely to see cracks in pipes exposed to cold weather.

Water pressure can happen due to several different factors. If you live in an area with high water pressure, your pipes are more likely to crack. You may also be more likely to see cracks if there are sudden changes in water pressure. This can happen if a water main breaks or a power outage affects the pumps that maintain water pressure.


Corrosion occurs when water comes into contact with metal, causing it to break down and form cracks. This can happen due to a variety of reasons, such as:

  • The water is too acidic or alkaline
  • The presence of contaminants in the water
  • The pipes are made of a brittle material that cannot withstand the pressure of the water flowing through them.
  • Pipes can also crack if they're old and worn out. This is especially true for pipes made of materials like cast iron or clay, which are more likely to break down over time.

We beat other pipe lining companies in providing efficient and affordable services. We use various techniques,, to swiftly and cleanly repair pipes and get your plumbing back in working condition.

Don't hesitate to contact New England Pipe Restoration if you require pipe repair services such as such as CIPP pipe lining. We offer a wide range of pipe repair solutions designed to meet your needs and budget. Call us or fill out the form today for an appointment. We're looking forward to working with you.

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