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Pipe Relining: What are the benefits for my Sydney home?

In our years of experience in the business, we’ve encountered all sorts of problems involving, blocked drains, pipe relining issues, leaky pipes and plumbing problems.

We’ve gathered all our skilled workforce to answer all the common questions that Sydney residents and businesses may have relating to pipe relining needs.


Pipe Relining is a cost-effective way to retrofit Sydney’s old pipes, fixing them for good, rather than opting for a costly dig.


Q &A on Pipe Relining

How does the no dig, minimum destruction pipe relining work?

GF James Plumbing Services utilizes all possible technologies available today, by using a CCTV camera we are able to locate and literally pinpoint the problem in any pipes. In pipe relining, an epoxy resin is then introduced to the pipes to create a new layer inside the old one, which is more durable and more resistant to corrosion and other external factors.

What are the benefits of pipe relining?

Apart from the pipes being structurally durable, resistant to root growth and corrosion the no dig, less destruction method cuts down your repair cost significantly whilst saving you precious time as well.

Is pipe relining limited to potable water source?

No, pipe relining can also be applied to sewers, fire system, storm water and other general piping.

What are the common causes of pipe damage?

There are a number of factors that can cause the damage, to name a few, extreme weather, root growth and corrosion.

How much is the service?

Cost may vary depending on the extent of the damage. You can contact us at 02 9649 1099 to get a quote or schedule a site inspection.

How often should I have my piping systems inspected?

GF James Plumbing Services Sydney recommends to have your piping systems inspected at least once a year to identify and remedy minor problems immediately and avoid costly repairs.

Can I perform the fix myself?

Superficial pipes such as faucet lines can be performed easily, however underground lines require expertise to deal with and it is best to have a qualified plumber do the job – that is unless you are one.

How is GF James Plumbing different?

We have been servicing Sydney residents for over 3 decades now; our highly skilled work force combined with state of the art methods keeps us a mile apart from our competitors.



Geoff James
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Geoff grew up in Berala near Lidcombe in Sydney and attended Birrong Boys High School where he finished his Year 10 school certificate. Geoff was encouraged by his uncle to consider plumbing as he had done a bit of plumbing work on weekends during his school years. DJ Childs Plumbing in Canterbury offered him a plumbing apprenticeship and he spent most of his time working on plumbing maintenance and new roofs on commercial sites. Geoff on Google+.