How to Keep Roots Out of Sewer Line

How to Keep Roots Out of Sewer Line

Trees usually brighten up a property, and they bring several benefits for homeowners. For one thing, they provide shade during the hot summer days, helping the house and its occupants stay cool and comfortable. They also add visual interest to the garden and give it a cozy and welcoming feel. However, if you have a few trees on your property, you have to realize that they can also have a … [Read more...]

Collapsed Sewer Line FAQs

Collapsed Sewer Line FAQs

Do you have a collapsed sewer line? If you do, what can you do to fix it? Read these FAQs to learn more. What Is a Collapsed Sewer Line? It's the term for sewer lines that are damaged and can no longer be used. Your pipes aren't just blocked; they're now completely destroyed. What Causes a Sewer Line To Collapse? There are lots of reasons why collapsed sewer lines happen. Tree roots are … [Read more...]

Sewer Line Relining FAQs

Sewer Line Relining FAQs

Sewer lines, just like any other pipe or drain in properties need preventive maintenance. Over the years, however, sewer lines will need relining, especially if the house has been in existence for so many years. Here are some of the common questions asked by homeowners about sewer line relining: Q: What is sewer line relining? A: In general, relining can be done for both drains and sewers. … [Read more...]

Killing Roots in Sewer Line FAQs

Killing Roots in Sewer Line FAQs

Shrub and tree roots can grow inside the sewer line and if not removed, can cause clogging problems. Although cutting the roots that have infiltrated can be done, not all can be removed. Another solution is the use of tree root killing chemicals. Here are some of the most common questions and answer about solving the problem of tree roots in sewer lines: Q: Is tree root infiltration a frequent … [Read more...]

Snaking a Sewer Line FAQs

Snaking a Sewer Line FAQs

Q: Can I use a snake to remove the clog even it is coming from my basement? A: If the problem is just a partial blockage, you can try to use a plumber’s snake with a spade tip. This might be a clog between your basement floor drain and the line going to the city sewer. Also, snaking your sewer line is just one of your options. Q: The sewer line cleaning company I talked to recommended that … [Read more...]