Have sched 20 waste line from house to main. Cracked. Have to replace section from iron drain leading out from house to existing section of 'good' line.
>PROBLEM: No PVC fittings to join size 40 to 20. Sched 20 pipe is twenty years old and has become slighly oval with dirt weight. Have used rubber 'gasket'/'band' and steel adjustable clamps, with PVC glue (purple stuff) but still leaks like a sieve.
>PROBLEM2: Flared rubber joint with metal adjustable clamp joins new 40 PVC to iron drain from house - also still leaks.
>PROBLEM3: Old sched 20 pipe has tree roots slowing drain/clogging. (know from previous snaking)
>>BETTER TO SPEND $3K TO REPLACE ALL 75FT TO SEWER MAIN, OR IS THERE A WAY TO STOP LEAKS? ALSO, IS IT WORTH IT TO SPEND THE $200/300 TO SNAKE TO BUY ME SOME TIME OR WOULD SCHED 20 BE TOO COMPROMISED BY ROOTS??
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