Category Archives: Blogs About Sewers

What Is a Sewer Camera Inspection?

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

If you’ve done any research on sewer line problems, you’ve probably seen something about “sewer cameras” or “video pipe inspections.” Any plumber worth their salt uses this technique when diagnosing sewer backups or sewer pipe damage, so it’s wise for homeowners to know what sewer camera inspections are and what they’re used for should a […]

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Main Sewer Clogs: Causes, Warning Signs & Replacement Options

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Some drain cleaning and maintenance can be performed by a homeowner; but drain line repair and replacement tasks should be performed by a professional plumber. That’s because any error in the repair or replacement could make issues worse.

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For Simple Plumbing Clogs, a Snake is a Charm!

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

On this day, we have more to thank St. Patrick for than that pint glass of green beer or those festive shamrock sunglasses. Legend has it that Ireland’s most famous resident is the reason why the country is snake-free! Historians will argue the Ice Age had more to do with the lack of slithery reptiles […]

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The Root of the Problem: Trees to Avoid Near Sewer Lines

Posted on: October 18, 2018

Fall is a great time in the Mid-Atlantic to plant trees and shrubs, but while landscaping can add curb appeal and provide privacy for your home, planted in the wrong place they can also cause costly damage to your plumbing system. Over the years, root growth from some trees and shrubs can infiltrate a home’s […]

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Should Flushable Wipes Be Banned from Bathrooms?

Posted on: September 27, 2018

Feeling squeaky clean on your bottom might not be good for your bottom line. The issue of whether wipes labeled as “flushable” really live up to their name has the potential not only to clog up your toilet and sewer systems in the Mid-Atlantic but the U.S. court systems as well. Since their appearance on […]

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Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

Posted on: September 24, 2018

The leaves are changing and the temperature is quickly cooling. Check out these 5 tips to make sure your plumbing system is ready and maintained in preparation for the coming months!

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Common Summer Plumbing Issues (And How to Fix Them)

Posted on: July 19, 2018

Summer is almost everyone’s favorite season, and for good reason. People go on vacation, kids are home from school, and there’s something to do every weekend. Everyone can’t help but feel good from all the vitamin D they’re soaking up. Among all the other things that happen during the summer, there are also changes to […]

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Can My Main Sewer Line Freeze?

Posted on: February 15, 2018

One of the worst things that can happen to any homeowner during winter is having a pipe freeze. Actually… correction. Having a frozen pipe burst is the worst thing that can happen to any homeowner during winter. When thinking about one of the most important pieces of plumbing in your home — the main sewer […]

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What is a Main Sewer Line?

Posted on: February 6, 2018

You hear about it all the time, but do you actually know what a main sewer line is — or how important it is to your home? Don’t worry! We have all of the information regarding main sewer lines right here for you to read at your convenience. Once you have a little more knowledge […]

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What to Do When There’s a Sewer Line Clog

Posted on: June 22, 2017

Do you fear that your sewer line has become backed up? Are your drains making gurgling noises, is water backing up out of those drains, or are your toilets constantly running? All of these warning signs point directly toward a sewer line that’s clogged. Here’s what you can and should do about this serious plumbing […]

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