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7 Sewer Repair Warning Signs

Technician doing sewer repair
October 17, 2016

Sewer repair may not be on your list of fun fall activities, but you may just need it if your plumbing system isn’t working up to par. If your sewer system is giving you problems, it is not something you should just put off until a later date. Something as small as a single leak can grow into something much worse that can damage your home’s plumbing system. However, for plenty of homeowners out there, that sounds nicer on paper than in reality. Most sewer lines are located underground, making it near impossible for the average homeowner to examine its inner workings for any problems. In addition, homeowners will unfortunately take their sewer line for granted and only give it attention when it is not working for them. This will lead to the homeowner wondering why their utility bills are inexplicably high and plumbing system left in a state of total disarray. If you want to avoid a similar fate this fall, you need keep your eyes open and pay close attention to your plumbing. Sometimes it just takes a quick glance to reveal sewer problems which would have otherwise gone unnoticed.

Calling Eagle Plumbing for High-Quality Plumbing Repair Service

At Eagle Plumbing, we can provide sewer repair that both fixes problems and gives homeowners a closer look into the inner workings of their plumbing. As far as we are concerned, we think it’s important to brush up on how to identify problems with your sewer line that can help you make the call our way much sooner and get them fixed. Though your sewer line is not immediately visible, it is not impossible to identify any indicators of a problem. In fact, indicators of a sewer problem may present themselves in ways you did not even expect, including wet spots on your property or even your home’s most essential plumbing fixtures clogging all at the same time. Regardless, once you make the call after identifying the time is right for service, we can then provide high-quality sewer repair fixing those problems immediately. Just one repair from our team will guarantee you enjoy this fall to its fullest, especially when you have a reliable, highly-convenient plumbing system.

7 Signs You Should Call for Sewer Repair

If you are unsure how to identify warning signs of a sewer problem, please be alert of any these 7 warning signs around your home:

  1. High Costs on Water Bills: If you are wondering why your water bills just jumped in cost, look no further than your sewer line. One leak in your sewer line can lead to thousands of gallons of water wasted and plenty of money lost. Call a plumber at Eagle to have your plumbing system inspected, to determine if there are any leaks contributing to your mounting bills.
  2. Bugs & Rodents: When you first realize bugs and rodents are in your home, you may be more inclined to call the local exterminator. However, it will also benefit you to call your local plumber as well. Bugs and rodents will gravitate toward smaller, darker spaces to dwell. A broken sewer line may provide them with ample living space. There is also the possibility you may have a sewer leak, as rodents are attracted to its odor.
  3. Wet Spots on Your Landscape: You need sewer repair immediately if unexplained wet spots are popping up on your landscape. These wet spots may be indicative of a more serious problem in immediate need of attention. Plus, the water is not sanitary either and will need to be removed to keep your property healthy.
  4. Strange Noises: If you are hearing strange noises like gurgling or running water even if no plumbing fixture is in use, it is definitely a sign you need sewer repair. It usually means some blockage is forming within the line and if not stopped in time, your entire plumbing system may be in danger.
  5. Foul Odors: A malfunctioning sewer line may result in standing water, which can give off a nasty raw sewage odor that will filter throughout your home. This will make for an unpleasant home atmosphere and, worse, bring home sanitation down a notch. If there is any leakage, it will need to be cleaned up by a professional as soon as possible.
  6. Multiple Clogging Fixtures: You will need to seek emergency plumbing service as soon as possible if your home’s most essential plumbing fixtures are clogging left and right. It is a sign of a massive clog in the sewer line and you need repairs before it impacts how you function in your home.  A licensed plumber from Eagle can provide solutions like drain snaking or water jetting.
  7. Broken Pipes: Though it is natural for a sewer pipe to eventually sport some wear and tear, it is means for concern when physical damage begins to disrupt. No matter the severity of the damage, you need to call for service to determine if any repairs will need to be made. If you wait too long to call, you may even need to consider sewer replacement. 

Don’t Get Caught In A Rut – Schedule Your Sewer Repair Service Today

Contact Eagle Plumbing today if you want a fully working plumbing system this fall and have one of our plumber provide excellent sewer repair!