Localised Structure Repair
What is Localised Structure Repair (LSR)?
Where traditional drain excavation is difficult, Localised Structure Repair (LSR), sometimes known as drain patching, can be applied. This is similar to drain relining, however, this is where a certain area of the drain is relined, rather than the entire pipe. It tends to be used in areas where traditional drain excavation is difficult or is awkward to get to. LSR is used for smaller cracks and breaks in pipework where a full structural relining job may not be necessary.
It is a method of rehabilitating blistered pitch fibre or crushed pipework. Remedial work can include re-forming the pipe if necessary and then installing the patch liner.
We tend to work with pipework with a diameter of 100mm to 450mm and a length of 1 metre. If the damaged pipework has a wider diameter and longer length than this, you may want to consider drain relining.
We offer this service throughout Kent and London.
What is the difference between drain relining, drain patching and LSR?
Drain relining is an alternative to drain excavation that involves attaching a new drain lining to the inside of an existing pipe. This creates a protective coating that protects the pipe against cracks and other potential damage.
Drain patching involves the process of relining a certain area of the drain, rather than the entire pipe. It is used for smaller cracks and breaks in pipework where a full structural relining job may not necessarily be needed to carry out.
Localised Structure Repair
LSR involves the process of relining a certain area of the drain, rather than the entire pipe. We tend to work with pipework with a diameter of 100mm to 450mm and a length of 1 metre
When do you need LSR?
If you do not want the disruption that is caused from drain excavation, are looking for a cheaper alternative and have damage on a drain that has a diameter of 100mm to 450mm then LSR is for you!
If you are unsure whether you need drain patching or drain relining please call us on 01622 919012 or email email@example.com to receive direct advice from our specialist engineers.
Why Kent Drainage?
In conjunction with our drain relining service, our customers can negotiate bends and offset joints, plus, all types of pipe material are considered for renovation.
With 20 years+ experience, our fully trained, experienced engineers specialise in drain repairs, drain relining, drain maintenance, renewing pipework, CCTV surveys, water main repairs and more.
We have a 2-hour response time, no hidden fees, fully equipped vehicles and a 24/7 emergency call out service, 365 days a year.
We offer LSR to both domestic and commercial clients throughout the whole of London and Kent.
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You can also read our latest blog post covering all topics on drain patching and LSR from benefits, the process, how long it lasts and more.Please click here to view blog post.
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