Sewage backups can be hazardous and damaging to your home and its plumbing system. Needless to say, postponing sewer repair in Seattle, WA can open doors to other potentially severe and dangerous plumbing issues. Fortunately, if you notice signs of sewer backup problems early enough, you can prevent further damage.
Be sure to call Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter for sewer repair services as soon as you notice any of these signs of sewer backup problems.
When your toilet bowl takes long before it manages to completely flush, it’s a sign of a potential sewer backup problem. In this case, pulling down the flush handle multiple times won’t work. The best course of action is to seek out the help of a professional plumber so that the proper steps can be taken.
Multiple Drains Are Clogged
It’s normal for one drain in your home to clog from time to time due to the inevitable accumulation of grease, hair, and the like. However, encountering multiple clogged drains at the same time is an indicator that your sewer line is facing serious issues and may need repairs or, in worst case scenarios, a sewer line replacement.
Sewage-Like Odors from Your Drains
The primary role of sewer lines is to transport wastewater out of a commercial or residential property. Naturally, the sewer lines will carry sewage at any given time. A sewer line that’s intact will be able to contain the sewage well, so when you notice a foul smell from your drains, it could signify sewer line backup problems that require prompt sewer pipe line repair.
Contact a professional plumber to repair or replace sewer line as necessary.
Clogged sewer drain pipes produce air bubbles that create a gurgling noise from the drains. You might notice the bubbling when flushing your toilet. If you hear gurgling sounds from your drains, be sure to call the pros.
Routine sewer line check ups can help to catch most of these sewer backup problems in time. If you notice any of these signs, call Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter for inspection and repairs.