Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Sewer Line Repair’

The Terrible Tale of Tree Roots and Your Sewer Line

Monday, August 15th, 2022

split-drainage-pipe-with-roots-in-itLast week we looked at some of the reasons other than clogs that you’ll discover slow or stopped drains in your home. In that post, we mentioned that tree roots can create blockages in your sewer line. This is a big enough topic that we want to look into it closer. Tree roots, and roots in general, can turn into major catastrophes for the sewer line from your house—and that can mean major catastrophes for your house!

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When Stopped or Slow Drains AREN’T From Clogs

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Hydro-jetting-sewer-cleaningIn a recent blog post, we addressed the common question “What’s clogging up my drain?” Whenever you run into a clogged drain, you’ll probably imagine it’s something trapped in the drainpipe. This is often the case, as we went over in that post.

But clogs are not the only reason for stopped or slow drains. Other issues in the plumbing can create these drain troubles, and they often cause even worse problems for a home’s plumbing system. Extensive drain cleaning in Glenview, IL can sometimes help out. In other situations, the sewer line may need cleaning, relining, or even replacement.

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What’s the Best Way to Repair a Damaged Sewer Line?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Split drainage pipe caused by ingress of tree rootsUnless you live in the middle of nowhere and you home lacks basic modern plumbing, you have a sewer line running underground, connecting to the various drain lines in your home from the city’s main civic sewer system. The underground placement of this plumbing component protects it from damage—for the most part—however, when problems do arise, they can be a hassle to fix.

At least, that’s how it used to be. With new Glenview, IL trenchless technology, you can now get your sewer line repairs in a fraction of the time, for less money, and with far less damage to your landscaping and property. If you suspect a problem with your sewer line or know you have an issue, don’t hesitate to contact us to talk about trenchless sewer line repair!

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Tree Roots and Your Plumbing: What You Should Know

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

tree-roots-plumbingThere are a number of reasons that your plumbing system’s sewer line is buried beneath your property—for one, it’s more attractive this way! But the main reason for this is for safety and functionality. Unfortunately, this means that not only is your sewer line out of sight—and therefore hard to spot problems with—it is susceptible to damage from things such as tree roots searching for water.

When it comes to sewer line damage and clogs, tree roots are more common of a threat than you may realize, and the removal and repair of such a problem requires professional Winnetka, IL sewer line services. As you’d expect, tree roots crave water, so even the tiniest of leaks in your sewer line can attract them. Tree roots are not the only threat to your sewer pipe, but it’s certainly important to be aware of them.

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