Residential Sewer System Backup Warning Signs
The best way to prevent a residential sewer system backup is by contacting a licensed plumber at the first sign of an issue. We understand property owners don’t always know when they’re dealing with sewer system backups until the problem becomes noticeable and expensive to repair. To help you catch problems early on and prevent significant damage from being done, we’ve included the following list of common warning signs your sewer system is backing up:
- Water pooling around your basement floor drain
- Multiple drain backups
- Water backing up from toilets, showers, or sink drains
- Foul odors from your home’s drains or outside areas
- Drain backup combinations involving a toilet
- Gurgling sounds coming from drains or toilets
Sewer Line Tree Root Intrusion Solutions
If your sewer pipes have leaks or condensation, they’re prone to tree root intrusion. Tree roots can get into the tiny holes, separations, and cracks in your pipes, searching for nourishment. Eventually, the roots grow larger and take over your pipes, clogging your plumbing system and eventually bursting your pipes. The experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Everett are here to resolve all sewer line problems related to tree root intrusion. Some signs that you may be experiencing tree root intrusion include backups in your toilets or bathtubs, gurgling noises from toilets, bathtubs not draining properly, or a lack of water in your toilet bowl. We offer the following solutions for residential sewer lines that tree roots have invaded:
- Hydro Jetting – This long-term, extremely effective solution uses pressurized water jets to clean pipes thoroughly. Our professional plumbers thoroughly clear your sewer lines of debris, grease build-up, and tree roots.
- Pipelining – Our plumbers have permanent solutions for sewer line damage. We can eliminate water leakage by lining and resealing your sewer pipes using a sleeve. Our pipelining process is an effective solution that avoids digging trenches or demolishing other parts of your property.
- Maintenance – Preventative maintenance is the best way to keep your plumbing system in pristine condition. You’ll also save money with fewer repairs and replacements. Our team offers comprehensive inspections and complete drain cleaning services to help you avoid the build-up of grease and other debris, including tree roots wreaking havoc on your pipes.
- Rooter Work & Drain Cleaning – Our licensed plumbers will start by punching through tree roots to restore the functionality of your sewer line. Next, our team will investigate the extent of your tree root problem and recommend a permanent, cost-effective solution.
- Pipe Bursting – This permanent solution uses hydraulics to break apart your home’s existing piping, whether you have PVC, clay, or cast iron residential sewer pipes. Then, we’ll install a seamless pipe.
Warning Signs of Septic System Backup
Septic system backups can cause problems beyond clogged toilets or slow-draining sinks. Our highly skilled plumbers can tackle these issues promptly, but it’s important to call us as soon as possible so we can help you avoid experiencing system-wide problems. Putting off sewer system services could lead to costly property contamination and damage. Several warning signs indicate a septic system backup, including:
- The foul-smelling, black liquid in your home’s toilets or drains
- Toilets that flush and drain slowly
- Foul odors around your home due to septic systems failing
- Multiple drains are not draining properly
- Algae or weeds growing in a pond near your home (can be caused by septic waste discharge)
- Wastewater that seeps from the ground near your home’s septic system that sometimes has an odor
- Noticeably green grass over your septic system
How Can You Prevent Sewer System Backups?
Some things indicate you're experiencing a sewer system backup before it becomes a complex, costly problem. It’s critical to call the licensed plumbers at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Everett as soon as you notice any warning signs to ensure your sewer system problem is resolved in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Call Mr. Rooter Plumbing for Trusted Backup Prevention Systems
Tree roots can destroy the drain and sewer pipes in your home. Fortunately, our team offers residential sewer system backup services to eliminate the problem for homeowners throughout Everett, WA, and the surrounding areas, including Maryville. At Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Everett, we’re here to handle all your sewer system problems. Whether you’re noticing some early warning signs or are experiencing a lot of issues due to your system backing up, we’re here to help. Our licensed plumbers also repair blockages caused by soap residue, discarded food or garbage disposal waste, sanitary products, hair, thick toilet paper, and more! Residential sewer system backups put your plumbing system, property, and family’s health at risk. Contact us today to request an estimate with the courteous plumbing professionals at Mr. Rooter Plumbing!