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The Main Problem With a Sewer Clog

Sewer clogs might sound like one of many plumbing problems you can encounter. But the truth is that a sewer clog can manifest in a bunch of different ways, and sometimes those ways are going to directly impact your life negatively.

This blog post is going to focus on one of the most obnoxious parts of a sewer clog, and why you’re almost always going to need professional help when it comes to this kind of problem. Not only can they halt your life during the holidays, but they can cause a disruption to other activities around the house, from bathing to dishwashing. And, to make matters worse, sometimes these problems can reach unsanitary levels that can be unsafe.

So, interested in avoiding this kind of situation? Then keep reading as we discuss some of the major problems with a sewer clog that spell the need for a pro to clean your sewer lines in Boynton Beach, FL.

Backups in Multiple Drains

One of the simplest ways to detect if you’re suffering from a sewer clog is by looking at how many of your drains are draining slowly or not at all. If it’s just a single drain, then you’re likely dealing with just one drain clog. However, if you’ve got multiple drain clogs all on the first (or lowest) story of your home, then it’s probably an issue with the sewer system.

Think about it this way–the sewer is the pipe that sends all of the wastewater out of your home and to a public waste treatment plant. This is one singular pipe in which all of the drains in your home converge. If there’s a clog in this pipe, then it’s going to reflect slow draining in all of the pipes that connect to it. Second-story pipes take a lot longer to clog up than first-story pipes, since there’s more pipe length and gravity working with the drain than against it.

So, if you’ve got multiple drain clogs, then that’s likely your first sign that you need to call for professional sewer line services.

Sewage and Sanitation Problems

One of the other infamous problems with a sewer clog is a backup that results in sewage coming out of your appliances or drains. This can happen for two very specific reasons.

Firstly, if the sewer clog is old and extremely thick, then eventually there’s going to be nowhere for your draining wastewater to go than back up into your drains.

The second reason that this kind of backflow can occur is when you’ve got drains that sit below ground, like in the basement. When a sewer system has clogged up, gravity can work against your plumbing appliances that sit below the sewer line, and you might have a large amount of sewage backing up into your basement appliances and drains.

Get This Problem Professionally Fixed

As you can see, this is an issue that can result in some serious problems for you and your family. Save yourself time, money, and headaches in the future by calling for a professional today.

At Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC, you can count on nice people and super service. Call our super-friendly team today! 

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