What is Sewer Rodding? When Do You Need It?

A clogged or backing up sewer line or drain line is one of those problems that needs fixing as fast as possible lest they develop in to even worse problems. There are a few methods you can use to unclog a sewer line based on the severity of the clog as well as recommendation from … Read more

4 Trenchless Sewer Pipe Lining Methods – Pros & Cons

What is Sewer Pipe Lining? For a long time, the only method for replacing cracked, backing up or damaged sewer lines was by digging a deep trench along the old pipe and replacing it with a new one. That is an outdated, expensive and invasive method that you should not even think of trying in … Read more

Sewer Smell in the Bathroom? Why and What to Do

Why Am I Getting a Sewer Smell in My Bathroom? A sewage smell in the in the house is a sign of presence of ammonia, methane and hydrogen sulfide gas, which in essence smells like rotten eggs. The smell can come from anywhere including the kitchen, basement, and bathroom or even out in the yard. … Read more

House Smells Like Sewer When It Rains? Do This

Why Does My House Smell Like a Sewer When It Rains? If there is a sewer smell in your house after it has rained, it is a sign that sewer gases are leaking from the plumbing system and accessing your home which should not be the case. But why is there a sewage smell in … Read more

Sewer Smell in the Basement? Why and What to Do

Why Does My Basement Smell Like Sewage? A sewage smell means the presence of methane and/or hydrogen sulfide gas which also smells like rotten eggs. In homes, that is usually caused by a problem in the drain-waste-vent system A sewer smell in the basement is a sign that the floor drain trap has dried up, … Read more

Types of Sewer Pipes: Pros and Cons

What Type of Pipe is used for Sewer Lines? Most of us hardly ever think about our sewer lines unless there is a problem. You know, out of sight out of mind. You shouldn’t however forget your sewer line. Replacing a sewer line or even dealing with the consequences of a bad sewer line (sewage … Read more

How Your Sewer Drain Works – And Everything Else

How Does Sewage Leave Your House? Modern plumbing just makes you wonder how people lived before it was invented . Water under pressure is supplied to your house and after being utilized it is channeled out (together with domestic waste) to a treatment facility. Impressive! Waste from each drain in your house flows out through … Read more

Sewer and Drain Lines Cleaning Tips & Best Practices

How Often Should a Sewer Line Be Cleaned? Yours sewer line and drain lines are some of those things that are always out of sight and out of mind. Until something bad happens. That however doesn’t have to be the case. Periodically cleaning your sewer line and drain lines will prevent drainage problems as they … Read more

What is Sewer Line Inspection? Should You Do It?

What is a Main Line Inspection?  A sewer line or main line as it is commonly known is the horizontal underground pipe in your yard which drains domestic waste from your house to the municipal sewer line or septic tank. It is usually a 4 to 6-inch diameter pipe and is always sloping down from … Read more

The 3 Types of Sewer Systems – How Each Work

What are the 3 Types of Sewer Systems? Most people don’t think about their sewer systems until something goes wrong. And that something involves the use of substantial amount of money to fix or replace. Sewer systems are very important. They provide a way of removing human waste and wastewater from homes and businesses without … Read more