ABS or acrylonitrile butadiene styrene is a plastic material similar to PVC, except it is more likely to warp and deform when exposed to sunlight. ABS was a popular material for main line pipes built in the 80s
A type of concrete pipe found in older main line drainage systems. These pipes flare into a bell shape at one end where they are loosely connected with the other end of another concrete pipe and concrete sealed.
The sewage pipe that all the drains in your home tie into. The main line should bring all the water and waste that you flush down your toilets, sinks, showers, and tubs to your neighborhood and city sanitation system.
PVC or Polyvinyl Chloride is a plastic polymer commonly used for potable water and sewage pipes. PVC pipes are rated by different “schedules” that relate to the wall thickness of a pipe. John Moore uses schedule 40, solid core PVC pipes when replacing main lines.