Identifying Sewer Line Problems: Key Tips for Troubleshooting a Break

Although you might not pay much attention to them at first, sewer line problems will make themselves known through extensive damage to your home if left untreated. Luckily, there are symptoms such as clogs, backups and other sewer problem warning signs that can alert attentive homeowners to hidden damage before things get out of hand. These are the things you … Read More

How to Clean a Sewer Line

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Your toilet water is bubbling. Your water is backing up in the tub. Your kitchen sink’s drain is making strange noises. It’s starting to sound like you need to clean your sewer line. When you’re busy with work, with managing kids, or even just catching up on your favorite TV show, cleaning a sewer blockage isn’t usually something people are … Read More

Private Sewer Laterals: What Is a Private Sewer Lateral and How Does It Work?

Most homeowners only think about where sewage goes when there’s an unexpected problem. When that problem involves your home’s sewage system, chances are good that you’ll be learning about your private sewer lateral (or PSL) for the first time. What is a Private Sewer Lateral? A private sewer lateral (PSL) is the pipe that connects your home’s plumbing to the publicly-owned sanitary … Read More

When to Replace a Sewer Line

If persistent drain issues are occurring in your home, there may be a bigger sewer pipe problem hiding underground. Sometimes it’s possible to fix a clog or other sewer line issue with simple drain cleaning and maintenance that the homeowner can have serviced, but there comes a point when these methods won’t solve the problem. At that point, sewer lines … Read More

Sewer Camera Inspections Revealed

A sewer camera inspection is a vital part of keeping your property’s sewer line working properly and effectively. Whether it’s a residential or commercial property, a sewer camera inspection can help property owners maintain their sewer line and identify issues before they become a bigger problem. What is a Sewer Camera Inspection? A sewer camera inspection is a process that inspects a … Read More

What Are Trenchless Sewer Pipe Repair Methods?

Sewer repair projects can be a huge headache for homeowners. They can be disruptive, expensive, and time-consuming – but these can all be avoided using the right trenchless sewer repair method. In this post, we’ll discuss trenchless sewer repair, the different trenchless repair methods and technologies, and which method to choose for your sewer repair. First of All, What Is … Read More

How to Prevent a Sewer Backup

It’s that time of year when spring cleaning is on your mind and you’re preparing for the nicer weather to return. You’re sorting your closets, cleaning out your pantry, making repairs and updating things around the house. One area that many people forget to focus on is their home’s plumbing. As one of the most utilized parts of your home, … Read More

Why You Should Avoid a DIY Sewer Line Repair

As a homeowner, it’s important to know how to fix common problems that might occur around the house. Over time, many homeowners become a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to basic household projects. However, there is one DIY project that isn’t basic and is best left to the professionals: sewer line repair. Sewer repairs can quickly become complex when handled by someone … Read More

How to Prepare for El Niño: Managing Sewer Lines

How will El Niño Affect Sewer Lines? El Niño’s storm systems have the potential to wreak havoc on your sewer lines. If El Niño brings rain to the Bay Area this winter, flooding and sewer backups are likely to happen; if your drains and sewers aren’t clean, you could have ugly plumbing issues. Storms and clogged drains are a bad … Read More