One of the challenges anyone has to face when they have to fix a problem with some kind of a plumbing system is what they are going to do with the contents of the plumbing system. If the plumbing system is still not used there is nothing to deal with as contents. You can get on with the fixing or alteration work you have to do. However, when the plumbing system is being used at the time, you have to deal with the contents too.
We all know draining the contents of any plumbing system takes a lot of time. There are two methods of fixing a plumbing system without stopping the flow or removing the contents.
Solidifying the Contents
One way of dealing with the plumbing system without wasting a lot of time to drain the contents is solidifying the contents of the plumbing system. For this action we use a solidifying agent which can keep the contents frozen during the time we are going to be fixing or making changes to the plumbing system. As the contents are not in a condition to flow there is not going to be any problem. Since the flow does not have to be stopped fully once the problem is fixed and the solidifying agent wears off, the contents will start to flow like they are supposed to. You do not have to wait more until the contents start to flow right once the plumbing system problem is fixed.
There are times when one wants to have a new brand off the main plumbing system that is working at full pace. At such a moment, we have the chance to use the pipeline stopper or the hot tapping method and create a new branch off the existing plumbing system. There is no need to stop the flow of the contents of the existing plumbing system. As long as you use the right method, tools and experienced professionals for the job, you should be fine with making changes to the plumbing system. Since you do not have to stop the flow of the plumbing system or drain the plumbing system to make this change to the plumbing system, there is not going to be any problem for you.
Both of these methods of dealing with plumbing systems for various reasons are currently used by a number of people. They have become more and more popular as they are quite effective. With the help of right professionals you can also use these methods for your plumbing system needs.