of the most common reasons people call for Plumbing
Repair in Saginaw TX
is because the sewer backed up. Often the problem can be resolved
fairly quickly, but underlying issues should be addressed to prevent
it from happening again. Examples of chronic underlying issues
include tree roots growing into the sewer pipe and the sewer pipe
having too low of a slope to carry away the wastewater effectively.
the blockage is cleared, the customer can decide what to do about
preventing future sewer backups. If tree roots are the culprit, the
customer can call for maintenance service each year. The plumber will
come to the home and run a snake down the floor drain and cut the
roots up. Then they cannot grow to the point where they cause clogs.
to Keep Out of the Sewer Pipe
with this type of problem also must be very careful about what they
flush down toilets and send down drains, since various materials can
catch onto tree roots and create clogs. Most toilet paper will
gradually dissolve even if it gets caught on roots, but the thicker,
multi-ply versions may not break down very quickly. Tampons, paper
towels, facial tissues and sanitary wipes should be thrown in a
wastebasket instead of being flushed. Even dental floss and hair from
the shower can cause problems. All the drains in the home should have
Replacement or Sheathing
In some instances, the underground sewer pipe has become so damaged by tree roots that it should be replaced or sheathed by a contractor such as Business Name. This is one of the more expensive repair jobs because it requires a certain amount of excavation to reach the pipe. After the work is complete, the landscaping will have to be redone as well.
the slope of the pipe is another type of Plumbing Repair in Saginaw
TX that isn’t cheap, but sometimes this is the only way to prevent
future backups. Since a sewer backing up into the house is generally
an unpleasant and disgusting experience, the household residents
typically are willing to get the project done.
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