Warning Signs You Need Main Sewer Drain Cleaning

Your house is like a living organism, and you have to watch all the systems if you want to live comfortably. If you need the main sewer drain cleaning, you may not know if until you have a serious problem unless you know the warning signs to watch for.

Imagine your home’s plumbing to be a bit like a tree, with the
trunk connecting through a main line into the city sewage system. If you need
your main sewer drain cleaning done, you will be able to tell from the way the
drains throughout the house act.  For
example, a lot of drains get clogged.  If
you have just a clog in your kitchen sink, it won’t drain.  Use the plumber’s helper and presto! you can
have a clear drain in no time.

If one side of your kitchen sink is clogged, as you use that
plunger, the debris might come up in the other sink. Just like a clogged
bathroom sink can cause back up in the shower. 
Think of that tree again. This scenario means that a branch of your
plumbing tree is clogged.

If, however, it doesn’t matter what is draining, something else
bubbles up, that means your main sewer drain needs cleaning because the big
trunk is blocked and nothing can get past.

Before you get to that stage, you will usually hear burbling sounds
coming from your toilet or you’ll notice some secondary drain backup starting.

The typical cause of this sort of blockage is tree roots. Trees
love water and fertilizer, and sewer drains carry plenty of both. Over time,
tree roots will seek out any tiny crack in your sewer main and start a
hair-thin tendril growing, and eventually they will completely block your

Watch our hydrojet video to see how we deal with blockages, then
give us a call to fix your sewer main problems.