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Help! My Sewer Line is Clogged

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Help! My Sewer Line is Clogged

If your home is like most, then at some point you will experience a clogged sewer line. This can be a major inconvenience and cause a lot of stress if you’re unsure how to handle it.

In this blog, we will discuss the signs that your sewer line is clogged and what you can do about it. We will also dispel some common myths about how to fix a clogged sewer line. So, if you are experiencing sewer problems, read on!

Signs of a Sewer Clog

One of the first signs that your sewer line is clogged is if you notice water backing up in your sink or tub. This is usually accompanied by slow drains. Ignoring this problem will only make it worse. The backup water will increase and eventually, your whole house will start to smell bad.

What to Do

If you think your sewer line is clogged, the first thing you should do is avoid using any water in your home. This includes flushing the toilet and running the dishwasher or washing machine. Otherwise, you will just make the problem worse.

Next, you will want to try a plunger. If this doesn’t work, you can try a plumber’s snake. However, if neither of these methods works, it’s time to call a professional.

Remember: home remedies like pouring hot water down the drain or using chemical cleaners are not effective and can even damage your pipes.

Sewer Clog? Call a Licensed Plumber

If you think your sewer line is clogged, the best thing to do is call a licensed professional. They will have the experience and equipment to quickly and effectively fix the problem. Sewer line problems are not something you should try to DIY.

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of a clogged sewer line, please do not hesitate to call one of The Plumbing Authority's plumbers today at (865) 238-2280. They will be able to quickly and effectively fix the problem.

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