When an issue occurs in your sewer line, it’s crucial to get it repaired as soon as possible. The faster you have it repaired, the less damage the problem can cause - and the fewer potential health risks it can create for your family. Call Befort Plumbing & Heating for sewer line repairs and replacements in Aurora, CO. A family-owned and operated company, we’ve been in business since 1957!
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Common Causes of Sewer Line Problems
No one wants to deal with a malfunctioning sewer line, but unfortunately, occasionally your line might encounter issues. Some common problems can include:
- Blockages in drains that clog the line.
- Corrosive soil that causes the line to deteriorate.
- Cracks in the line.
- Shifting of the earth that causes the lines to collapse.
- Signs of aging.
- Tree roots that are interfering with the line.
- Problems with your septic tank.
- Issues during a major construction project that interfere with the line.
Signs Your Sewer Line Needs Repairs
To keep your family healthy and prevent damage to your property it’s important to catch issues with your sewer line as soon as possible. If you notice the following issues you should schedule professional services:
- Your drains are slow to empty or don’t empty out at all.
- You have multiple drains that are clogged at one time.
- You smell sewage in or around your property.
- You hear bubbling sounds when you use the sink or flush the toilet.
- You see standing water around the sewer line.
- You have water backing up out of your tubs, toilets, and sinks.
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How To Prevent Sewer Line Issues
Sewer line problems can be messy problems to deal with at your property. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent issues from occurring. These can include:
- Know what you can put down your drains and toilet. Some items to avoid include hygienic products, diapers, cooking grease, oils, and even some types of toilet paper.
- Locate and mark your sewer lines before performing a large excavation or construction project in your yard.
- Keep trees with large root systems as far away from sewage lines as possible.
- Put screens in your sinks, showers, and bathtubs to prevent debris from going down the drain.