1350 S. Loop Rd., #104 , Alameda, CA 94502
+1 855-719-8880


welcome to TRIC Tools...the pioneers of pipe bursting


PATENTED tools and processes for


helping contractors, municipalities & utilities
SUSTAINABLY RENEW aging infrastructure

Literally Groundbreaking.

Vision. Invention. Innovation. TRIC Tools Inc. pioneered the pipe bursting process that gave birth to the modern trenchless home sewer replacement industry. And we’re not resting on our laurels—we continue to move this important technology forward with new tool and equipment development, along with our continuing advocacy for common sense regulation in keeping with today’s technological realities.

In our third generation of family ownership by people of imagination and vision, our efforts continue to make it possible for municipalities, utilities and contractors to meet the enormous challenge of replacing aging underground infrastructure using cost-effective and long-lasting solutions.

Markets Served

Call now at (816) 500-9097 to start one of the most important business-building conversations you’ll ever have.


TRIC specializes in trenchless replacement of underground utilities, from residential water lines to municipal sewer mains. Our patented method and field tested products offer simple and effective solutions to both common and uncommon pipe-bursting projects.

M100 System
M50 Full
M50 System
X30 System
Why Choose TRIC Tools?
When you choose TRIC equipment, you’re getting more than just hardware. You’re investing in decades of innovation and field-tested products, coupled with an ongoing commitment to product improvement and customer satisfaction. When you choose TRIC, you choose to be part of the solution.

What Our Customers Say
We believe our customers can sing our praises so much better than we can.

M50 Full1
Mr Rooter

These days there are many sewer replacement systems out on the market. The TRIC Trenchless system has increased my company’s efficiency in the underground department. It has taken the back-ache out of sewer replacement.

Jeff Rubie
Sacramento, CA, Mr. Rooter Plumbing
Roto Rooter

I have looked at and used several types of equipment and I highly recommend TRIC. Their equipment is simple to use and reasonably priced. The backup given by these guys is outstanding!

Joe Bristol
Concord, CA, Roto-Rooter
American Leak Detection

Old excavation practices pale in comparison to this wonderful technology! The expression on the customer’s face after experiencing the TRIC Trenchless process and the minimal destruction to their property is unbelievable.

Dick Rennick
CEO, American Leak Detection
Ars Rescuerooter

The TRIC Trenchless machine is the most compact [sewer] replacement system on the market. It has put two out of three of my backhoes out of business. And the service does not end with the purchase of the machine.

Mike Tallman
Ventura, CA, ARS-Rescue Rooter

The TRIC system gives you instant payback. It is an easy-to-use, quality system with superb tech support. We looked hard and far and found nothing comparable

Heiko Dzieron
Berkeley, CA, Pipe Spy
Sewer Friendly

You guys are always there for us!

Mike Petelle
Seattle, WA, Sewer Friendly
Mr Rooter

TRIC is not a part of my business, TRIC IS my business!

John Richardson
Adams, MA, Mr. Rooter
Jimtheriault Kids Square

For over 15 years TRIC Tools has always been there when I needed them. “Just call, and I’ll be there” seems to be Ward’s motto. Thanks TRIC Tools. We look forward to a continuing and profitable future!

Jim Theriault
Sarasota, FL, Omni-Eye

We love using TRIC equipment in easements and other difficult places. I really appreciate their support, and we feel that their tools are the best out there for these types of projects.

Juan Perez
San Francisco, CA, Precision Engineering
Paul Sell

I wanted a simple, reliable pipebursting system that I could run off my backhoe. The TRIC M50 fit the bill. Plus, the support and cooperation I get from TRIC is fantastic!

Robin Paulsell
Crockett, CA, Paulsell Consulting

Best investment I ever made!

Buddy Griggs
Santa Cruz, CA, Griggs Plumbing


We’re proud to provide this gallery of representative projects for the diverse applications of TRIC Tools equipment.

Squaw Valley Mutual Water Company
Sewer Line Upsize in Perris, CA
Lafayette, LA Utilities
Shaw Pipeline
Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory
Ross Valley Sanitation
New Project Sample