We don’t wish a sewer line repairs on anyone. There are a number of reasons why you would need to repair it. Main sewer line repair is a complex since the pipes are below ground. Due to the risks associated with waste water and the amount of excavation and plumbing work needed, sewer main repairs are not a DIY project. Before you contact a sewer repair contractor, you should know a few reasons why you would have a sewer main issue.
Backed up toilets can happen due to a clog in the pipe from debris to non-biodegradable products going down the drain. A clog once in a while is not a big deal and you could probably fix it yourself . However, if you find yourself clearing a clog every week, it may be a sign of a bigger issue. An experienced plumber will be able to identify your problem quickly and offer a solution.
Waste above ground
If you see any waste water flooding around your home, in your yard or on the street, there’s a good chance that you have a broken sewer or clogged sewer line.
If your water or sewer bill increases, it may be due to a broken sewer main. This means, you’ll have to pay to fix or replace your sewer main. You’ll definitely need to call a plumber. The first thing we do is send a camera through the pipe to get a good look at what’s happening. When we can identify the problem exactly where the pipe is damaged, it may results in saving you money on the repair.
If you’re lucky, we’ll just have to clean the sewer line. Sewer line cleaning costs are much less than excavation work. In the unlikely event that you have to replace your entire sewer pipe. Sewer installation contractors like All Out Plumbing know exactly what to do and when to do it.
What can you do now?
There’s a few things you can do to avoid seeing a sewer line repair bill.
- Avoid planting trees or shrubs near your sewer line.
- Do not pour grease, oil or other thick liquids down your sink.
- Use hair catchers in the bathroom.
- Use strainers if you do not have a garbage disposal.
- Remove clogs as soon as you see them.
- If you think your drain line is broken or are unsure, contact us asap.