You wake up to take a shower and see a pool of brackish, smelly water backed up in your tub. Not only is your shower ruined, chances are you have a sewage backup that could be affecting more than just your shower drain.
Even if you are able to clear the clog from the tub, the fact that a backup has occurred could be an indication that your main sewer line is blocked.
Other indications that you may have a blocked sewer line include:
If you are experiencing these signs in most or all of your home’s plumbing lines and no amount of snaking or plunging fixes the issue, your home’s main sewer line is probably clogged.
You can try to feed an auger cable into the outside line to clear a clog, but this might only temporarily solve the problem. At this point, the only thing a homeowner can do is call in a professional who can assess the problem.
An expert plumber, like your Brooklyn plumbers at Petri Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Drain Cleaning, has the knowledge and the equipment to find the issue and develop a plan to solve the problem. Our experts can perform a video sewer inspection to determine if the line is clogged or broken.
Tree roots, grease and objects like a kid’s toy or paper towels are the usual culprits in most sewer line clogs. You can also have a break, a sagging sewer line or weak lines that should be replaced.
While a sewer cleanout or replacement isn’t a welcome life experience, it is good for your home. It can prevent ongoing clogs and keep sewage away from your family. Reach out to our experts so they can help rid your home of clogs or replace old pipes!
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