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If one is purchasing an old home, how does one check underground to determine the condition of the lines (water pipes etc.) to determine if they need changing?
I know that changing pipes and lines can cost alot, are there any economical alternatives.
How long are typical pipes / lines underground supposed to last and are there any alternatives that can last for over 100 years for setting lines, pipes etc. - to avoid major excavation cost in the future when it comes to repairs required.

CAst Iron for drainage...up to 30 far.  Plastic will last 100..if undisturbed.  copper will last 4 years if protect from soil acids....There are Scopes...that can be put into piping and see the interior walls...not cheap but its an interior inspection

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