Tag Archives: Blogs About clogged sewer

Stuffed Guests Not Clogged Drains On Thanksgiving: Recycle Your Thanksgiving Meal

Posted on: November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving dinner is one of the those meals where diets go on holiday. An abundance of food, grease and cooking oils can not only have you overstuffed but it can put a real toll on your drains. According to the U.S Chamber of Commerce, Americans will waste 14 million pounds of dinner rolls, 40 million pounds […]

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Hairy Situation: Three Steps to Unclogging Your Drain Chemical-Free

Posted on: November 7, 2018

It’s the season for entertaining and unless you have a family full of bald uncles, your drains will be working overtime and might have you pulling your family’s locks out of your shower. Here’s what you can do to try to clear that hair clog without using harsh chemicals. While a tangled mess in your […]

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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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An Exhaustive Guide to Plungers

Posted on: July 26, 2018

It’s not unreasonable to think that the world of plungers is a simple one. That there’s only one, and you use it to unclog the toilet before tucking it, dripping and forgotten, into a dark corner of your bathroom. Well… we hate to break it to you, but that’s just not true. There are multiple […]

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Clogged Sewer? How To Find Out

Posted on: October 12, 2012

Is your sewer clogged? A very obvious sign of a sewer drain clog is when more than one plumbing fixture backs up at the same time. Toilets, tubs, and showers are the usual culprits.

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How Do You Know When You’ve Had One Clogged Drain Too Many? Trust us…You’ll Know.

Posted on: March 3, 2012

With a little bit of planning – and very little effort – you can keep your drains clear and your nerves calm. If a clog or backup does occur, contact Len the Plumber!

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