The sewer line is responsible for carrying your home’s wastewater to the municipal line, eventually leading to the wastewater treatment facility. When a sewer line breaks the wastewater leaks into the ground, resulting in a major health hazard for you and your family. Broken sewer lines can be incredibly stressful for homeowners. Don’t worry. We’re here to help!
Peak Sewer & Underground Services has the necessary equipment and experience to quickly find and repair broken sewer lines. Our technicians utilize inspection cameras for a quick diagnosis and can then use our hydrovac units or backhoes to expose the broken line and carry out the repair or replacement, depending on the severity of the break.
Signs of a broken sewer line
As with any sewer or drainage issue, there are a number of warning signs to look out for that can help identify problems quickly. The sooner broken sewer line can be diagnosed, the quicker it can be repaired!
Here are some common signs and symptoms to watch out for:
- Frequent, recurring drain backups
- Slow draining sinks, tubs, showers, or toilets
- Soggy grass
- Uncharacteristically green sections of lawn
- Cracks in your home’s foundation
- Smell of sewer gas
If you notice one or more of these symptoms, get contact a sewer and drainage professional immediately.
Common causes of sewer line damage
There are any number of reasons that a sewer line could break. Here are a few of the most common causes:
- Tree roots
- Corrosion (common in older lines)
- Ground disturbance
- Accidental damage from construction
Regardless of how your sewer line broke, Peak Sewer’s expert technicians can offer a quick, affordable solution.
24/7 Emergency Services
Broken sewer lines are a serious problem that can be expensive to resolve if left untreated. These types of problems are time-sensitive, which is why our team is proud to offer 24/7 emergency service and immediate response times for all sewer and drainage issues! If you notice a problem don’t wait. Contact the experts at Peak Sewer today!