Clay sewer pipe has been popularly installed when rerouting sewer way back hundreds of years ago until the 50’s and 60’s. It is still found all over Baton Rouge area. The main disadvantage of this kind of pipe is its fairly brittle structure which has a tendency to crack if significant amount of pressure is applied.
Moreover, tree roots become embedded within the crack and make their way inside usually being drawn to a water source. In Baton Rouge area nowadays, when the sewer line has been damaged and needs to be rerouted, clay sewer pipes are being replaced with PVC.
Mock Plumbing in Baton Rouge strongly recommends the use of a more durable sch 40 PVC pipe for sewer reroute. For any problems concerning your sewer line contact the sewer reroute specialists in Baton Rouge, Mock Plumbing!