A First-Time Homeowner’s Guide to Maintaining Sewer Lines

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Owning your first home is pretty exciting — until you realize all of the important things you’re going to have to start looking after and maintaining. One of the most important is the sewer system, since many of the modern conveniences of living in a home depend on it — like having running water and indoor plumbing. There are a few key parts of making sure that your sewer system is in good repair. Here’s what every new homeowner should know.

Prevention
Good sewer care starts with prevention. Experts recommend having sewer lines checked out before even buying a house, but if you didn’t that’s okay. Make sure that you get them checked as soon as possible to make sure there are no issues. From inside the house, it’s important to make sure that you’re not putting grease or Continue reading “A First-Time Homeowner’s Guide to Maintaining Sewer Lines”

Three Major Causes of Sewer Line Failure

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Though sewer line repair isn’t something that’s needed very often when it is it can be a pretty big deal. The failure of sewer lines can lead to standing water, slow drains, and raw sewage back up. Keeping a healthy, clear, and functioning sewer system is important for avoiding a failure. Knowing how pipes become compromised is one of the best ways to take preventative measures and do what you can to make sure that your sewer stays healthy. Here are a few of the major causes of sewer line failure.

1. Broken Pipes
One of the most common causes of sewer line failure is broken pipes, which can be caused by a number of different things. Pipes can be damaged by shifting soil Continue reading “Three Major Causes of Sewer Line Failure”