Signs There May Be Issues with Your Main Sewer Line

Your home or business’ main sewer line is one of the most important components of your plumbing system. Your main sewer line removes wastewater from your home and moves it into the city sewer system. And, since your sewer line is hidden underground it can be quite easy to forget it’s there. That is why it is so essential to know the warning signs your main sewer line might give when it’s in trouble. As experts in sewer line repair for the Twin Cities, we would like to offer some of the signature signs to look out for. And, when you are in need of sewer line repair, or if you are unsure if it’s needed, give us a call and we can send an expert out to take a look. 

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There are a number of signs that indicate it is time for main sewer line repair, some of them include:

A greener, sometimes patchy lawn. A leaky main sewer line is going to act as a fertilizer to your lawn. While you may now have the greenest yard in your neighborhood, a broken main sewer line is a big cause for concern. Don’t ignore this issue for long; be sure to schedule sewer line repair as soon as possible before the problem gets much worse. 

Puddles. If you notice puddles but it hasn’t rained recently then there could be a problem with your main sewer line. Any leak that occurs underground can cause puddling in your yard. So, if you notice that your yard is particularly soggy, be sure to contact the professionals for sewer line repair as soon as possible.

Slow drains. While a clog or blockage can result in slow drains, a widespread issue across many of your home’s drains is likely an issue with your main sewer line.

Odors. If there is any leak or blockage in the main sewer line, you will likely smell some foul odors. Contact a sewer line repair professional right away if notice any foul smells.

Sounds. The sound of running water is a definite a cause for concern, especially if no water or faucet is turned on. It may appear in an unexpected place so be on the lookout. 

Whatever the symptom or the issue, it is essential to have any problems with your main sewer line addressed by trusted professionals. 

Are you interested in learning more about sewer line repair at your Twin Cities area home or business? Call Gene’s Water & Sewer at 612-781-3737 or you can contact us for a Free Estimate.