Sewer Blockages

What To Do When You Have A Sewer Backup

2016-09-30T02:55:31+00:00 By |Categories: Sewer Blockages|Tags: , , , |

A backup in your plumbing system will not cause damage if you immediately take action. The first thing you need to do is discontinue using the plumbing fixture(s) until the backup has been cleared.   Very often, slow-moving drains can be fixed yourself by using drain cleaners or a plunger. Failing that, it is time to [...]

Signs that your sewerage system needs maintenance

2016-08-29T01:26:26+00:00 By |Categories: Drain Cleaning, Garbage Disposal, Sewer Blockages|Tags: , |

When you can’t see something, it’s easy to forget that it’s there – until it becomes a problem. Your sewerage system may be located underground, but just like all of your plumbing, needs a check-up from time to time. Sewerage systems that are not maintained can cause serious problems, such as flooding and expensive repairs. You [...]

How tree roots can cause damage to your sewers

2016-07-27T05:35:27+00:00 By |Categories: Sewer Blockages|Tags: , |

We all love trees. They add beauty to our Chicago landscape and provide shade, plus they’re essential to the environment. The problem is, that trees – or more specifically their roots – are not good for your sewers. Tree roots can block your pipes, causing sewer line back up. The first sign that tree roots are [...]

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