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Sewer Backups

Trenchless Sewer Backups Summer WashingtonAt Trenchless Pipe Repair LLC, we specialize in a variety of sewer inspection, cleaning, repair, and replacement services. Tree roots, foreign objects, and other debris can create plumbing issues that can easily shut down an entire facility. While most of us don’t think about our plumbing system on a daily basis, paying attention to your residential, commercial, or municipal sewer problems are important. The professional team at Trenchless Pipe Repairs LLC has the advanced equipment and experience in repairing sewer backups in Washington and Oregon. Signs you need a sewer line inspection because of a possible backup include:

  • * Multiple drain backups.
  • * Slow-releasing drain in toilet, shower, or sink.
  • * Sewage odor emerging from drain or outside your home.
  • * Toilet makes gurgling sounds when flushed.
  • * Toilet water bubbles when another drain is released.
  • * Water pools around floor drains.
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Main Line Sewer Backups

Sewer backups in the main line are more severe than a single clogged pipe. Sewer maintenance professionals can help you evaluate whether your problem stems from a single drain or if you’re facing a main line sewer backup. A main line blockage is recognizable because it will cause multiple issues within your pipe system. Water and sewage follow gravity, flowing downstream until it reaches a blockage. When this happens, the waste will go to the first outlet possible, which is typically an open drain in the home or business. Major city sewer backups can cause waste to spill out of manholes or drains which is very healthy to individuals in and around the area.

What Causes A Sewer Backup?

Even if you suspect you’re dealing with a single drain problem, it’s best to have the drain inspected to ensure that blockage doesn’t move into the main sewer line. Some of the most common reasons for a sewer backup include:

Sewer Blockages: Tree roots and debris are the two major causes of clogged sewer lines. While the city is responsible for the main sewer line beneath streets, home and business owners must properly maintain the pipes that run from their property into the main line. If roots grow into the piping, that blockage can begin to affect other areas of the sewage system. Preventative maintenance, like Hydro Jetting helps prevent sewer backups.

Stormwater Flooding: In events of heavy rainfall or other flooding, stormwater can overwhelm the sewage system. When the system is flooded with too much water, the waste begins to go back up into the pipes and out drains in businesses and homes.

Broken Sewer Lines: It’s not uncommon for a city’s underground infrastructure to be older in age with various areas of corrosion. Sewer lines don’t typically top a priority list unless there’s a major problem. When nearby construction or shifting soil cause the sewer lines to shift, pipes can crack or break completely. The toxic wastes and gases can then seep into soil and air, threatening nearby businesses and neighborhoods.

Let Our Team at Trenchless Pipe Repairs LLC Solve Your Sewer Backup Problems

Avoiding a sewer backup may not always be possible, but with regular maintenance and camera inspections, you can get ahead of small issues before they become debilitating and expensive. Our team at Trenchless Pipe Repairs LLC is available for sewer line inspections and will offer a number of possible solutions for your pipe issues. Contact the TPR team today to schedule your appointment.

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