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Live in Seattle? Here’s how often you should get your sewers inspected

By Bob Oates | Feb 13, 2024

How often should you get your sewers inspected? This is a question we get all the time from Bob Oates customers. To put it bluntly, if you have to ask, it’s probably time you get them checked out. Better safe than sorry as they say, and safe in this case means avoiding an extremely costly…

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The 3 Undeniable Benefits of Trenchless Sewer Repair Vs. Sewer Line Replacement

By Bob Oates | Feb 12, 2024

Say your home or office in Seattle is need of a sewer line repair and you’re wondering which of your options is best. Well, first things first, you should make sure you understand exactly who is responsible for the section of the sewer line in question. As we covered in our blog post on sewer…

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4 Things You Should Never Do To Pipes

By Bob Oates | Jan 22, 2024

Pipes are like the blood vessels of your house. You only ever notice them when something goes wrong, like when they freeze or burst, or when you unearth them during your annual cleaning spree. For maintenance of your running water, it’s essential to keep the pipes in working order. The other side of the coin is that…

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6 Things That Should Never Be Flushed

By Bob Oates | Jan 20, 2024

The toilet and the trash can are not the same thing. Everyone knows this, but when you’re in a hurry or feeling lazy, you might go ahead and toss that garbage in the toilet. What harm could it do? Quite a bit, in fact. In this post, Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter will discuss six…

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Expert Plumbing and Drain Cleaning Tips to Protect Your Home 

By Bob Oates | Jan 8, 2024

Most people take the plumbing and drain systems of a home for granted. They don’t think about how drainage and plumbing work with the side sewer until there is a backup. Fortunately, the techs at Bob Oates Sewer and Rooter have you covered with these expert plumbing and drain cleaning tips. In this post, we’ll…

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How to Fix a Broken Sewer Pipe Under the House: Everything You Need to Know

By Bob Oates | Dec 5, 2023

Dealing with a broken sewer pipe under your house is frustrating. It is a problem that requires immediate attention to prevent damage and minimize health hazards. But do you know how to fix a broken sewer pipe under the house? Fortunately, long gone are the days when your only sewer line repair options included digging…

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