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Leach Lines

Your home septic system relies on a number of different components working together to properly process waste. Keeping all these components well-maintained requires professional support from a team that knows residential plumbing. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Greater Syracuse can provide septic tank and leach line repairs, maintenance and troubleshooting to homes throughout our area. Let us provide the diligent service you require to keep your home septic system running its best at all times.

What Are Leach Lines?

When waste enters your home’s septic tank, it’s broken down by bacteria into effluent — a wastewater byproduct that filters through a series of pipes back into the leach field, a specially-prepared area of soil and gravel that absorbs waste. Your home’s leach lines carry the effluent from the septic tank to the leach field. When they’re not working at peak efficiency, it can cause your entire system to back up.

Signs Your Leach Lines Need Service

Diagnosing leach line problems can be difficult, as they can be easily mistaken for other issues in your septic system such as a full or backed up tank. Signs of a leach line problem may include slow draining sinks and toilets, sewage or standing water developing on the ground above the leach field, strong sewage odors anywhere in your home and yard, and wastewater backing up into the home. ‘

If you notice any of these issues, contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing to take the next steps in properly diagnosing the problem.

Leach Line Repair Options

A number of options are available for home owners dealing with a failed leach line or leach field. If the problem is with the line itself — either a root intrusion issue or a buildup of fats, oils and grease (FOGs) — the line can be repaired or replaced. Leach fields that have been neglected over time may require a full replacement, which is a potentially costly process.

In some cases, fields can be rejuvenated, a less involved process that can add years of additional life to your septic drainage system.

Contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing for All Septic Service

Any septic or leach line service begins with a proper diagnosis of the issue. Our technicians will go over your options in detail, explaining the pros and cons of each. When it’s time to complete the repair, you can count on us for prompt service that respects your property. We never charge overtime, so there will be no surprises when you receive your final bill.