Pesky Root remedy underground pipe repair

Pesky Root remedy underground pipe repair



Hey good morning I'm Chris with Atlantic train this morning I've been out doing some drain tile cleaning and we need to do a repair and today the issue is a huge huge tree and the roots from the system have just so we're gonna cut it out using alligator loppers they're also known as jaws songs they're really designed to be used on tree limbs and pruning but I use them for cutting root systems and this drain tile was put in maybe 20 years ago now and I don't know if you can see it but that whole pipe has been heaved up due to these roots there's a huge root right here and it's just heave that pipe up in the air and it's flattened it it still has continuity but it's flat now so things back up behind this flat area you can see that a roots holding it down here and then it's just coming up and flattening out underneath this root system today's tools of choice of course a hand axe and alligator loppers this will cut up to a four inch diameter Routh really meant to cut tree limbs and for pruning but I use it to cut the root system now the real question here is it worth it to purchase the alligator Lauper's to cut roots absolutely using a next you know hard tree maples or Oaks it's next to impossible once I get really big the alligator lopper takes care of it like it's going through butter [Applause] you can kick that out of there now smooshed up that pipe is hard to see that I guess on video but you can see that the root was growing right over top of that thing and it's actually smushed there as well as up here where the root has grown underneath of the pipe let's go ahead and cut this piece of pipe out of here so I can see what else is going on here's the piece of point but just cut out this is the top of it the side can see how hot around and smushed up it is and here's the bottom there's roots that were growing up on it and over it just crushed that pipe alright well we managed to get through all the routes just to show you what they were we're massive these things are huge huge routes ready for hookup watch all of our how-to videos right here on Atlantic drain

Leave a Reply