We Fix Residential Sewer System Backups in San Bernardino, CA

What to Do When You Have a Sewer System Backup

Sewer system backup occurs when part of your lateral sewer line becomes clogged or damaged. Once it is completely obstructed, the wastewater has nowhere to go. So, it seemingly reverses its flow and starts to come up through your sinks, toilets, or other drains. In the most severe cases, bathrooms, kitchens, and basements can become flooded with sewage. Mr. Rooter® Plumbing of San Bernardino repairs and prevents residential sewer system backups in San Bernardino, California. We can clear clogs and fix damage deep within your sewer line without digging trenches or ruining your yard. Learn more about our residential sewer system backup services.

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How to Identify a Sewer System Backup Early

Identifying a sewer system backup early is crucial. However, many homeowners fail to recognize the early warning signs of a sewage backup. If you have any reason to suspect your sewer line is blocked, we recommend that you call a professional immediately for an inspection. Some of the early warning signs of a sewage system backup include:

  • Puddles forming near your basement or garage’s floor drain
  • Sludge or wastewater flowing back through multiple drains
  • Water coming back through your shower, toilet, or sink drains
  • The pungent smell of sewage coming from your drains or around your yard
  • Gurgling toilets and drains
  • Unusually wet and soggy areas of your yard (especially between your home and the public sewer main line)

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How We Can Repair Sewer System Backups

The most common cause of a sewer line backup is a clogged sewer line. Many things can cause such a clog, from grease to hair. One of the most destructive forms of clogs comes from tree root intrusion. Tree root intrusion happens when roots begin to grow into your pipes. This happens more often than you might think. Once a small leak forms, water from your sewer line slowly seeps into your yard. This additional moisture attracts tree roots. Eventually, the roots reach the small crack and grow into it, making the small leak much larger. Over time, the tree roots can completely fill the sewer line. We repair sewer system backups in a few different ways, including:

  • New Lining For Pipes – Our team can insert a watertight lining into your sewer line, effectively sealing any leaks, cracks, or minor damage. Pipe relining can cover your entire sewer line or just a compromised section. Best of all, this process doesn’t require trenching or tearing up your home.
  • Hydro Jetting – Hydro jetting is one of the best ways to eliminate tree root intrusion and other heavy-duty blockages in your sewer line. We use high-pressure water jets to blast clogs. This chemical-free process leaves your pipes clean and clear of all tree roots, grease buildup, and debris.
  • Rooter Work and Drain Cleaning – If you have a clogged sewer line without damage, you may only need rooter and drain cleaning. We can break up existing clogs, clear out your drains, and recommend services to prevent future clogs.
  • Maintenance – Routine maintenance can prevent residential sewer system backups before they happen. Mr. Rooter® Plumbing of San Bernardino offers inspections, cleanings, and other forms of maintenance services that will keep your sewer line clear and free-flowing.
  • Pipe Bursting – If we need to replace your sewer line completely, pipe bursting makes it a simple and straightforward process. This trenchless process involves breaking apart your current sewer line and inserting a new one in its place.

When to Call Mr. Rooter® Plumbing of San Bernardino

How do you know when you need help from a team of service professionals like Mr. Rooter® Plumbing of San Bernardino? You should certainly call an expert if you notice any of the above warning signs of a sewer system backup. However, you don’t have to wait for it to get that bad before calling us. If you want to protect yourself against the possibility of future sewer system backups, we can help you with a sewer backup prevention system. We will meet with you, inspect your system, and explain the sewer backup prevention system costs ahead of time.

Schedule a Residential Sewer System Backup Appointment Now!

When you are faced with a sewer system backup, you need an experienced team behind you. Whether you already have water coming up through your drains or you are just noticing the early warning signs, it requires immediate attention. Mr. Rooter® Plumbing of San Bernardino is here for you with 24/7 live answering and scheduling services. Don’t feel alone when facing a backup. Our service professionals are here to back you up! Schedule a residential sewer system backup appointment today!

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