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Some Signs of Trouble with Your Sewer Line

Chances are that your sewer line really isn’t frequently on your mind. It is not a part of your plumbing system that you have any direct interaction with, after all. The fact that it is buried on your property means that you never even see it.

That being said, it is crucial that any problems with your sewer line are resolved promptly. When such problems develop, it is only a matter of time before serious inconvenience and costly damages set in. Here are a few signs that it’s time for professional sewer line services in Palm Harbor, FL.

  • Foul Odors. It shouldn’t really come as a surprise to hear that one of the most common signs of sewer line problems is the appearance of foul odors in or around your home. When your sewer line breaks, the area surrounding it outside will likely smell of sewage. Other issues with the sewer line could cause such odors to come out from the plumbing fixtures in your home.
  • Clogs. If there is a single sink or toilet in your home that is clogged or backed up, it’s very likely that there is a clog in that individual drain causing this problem. If your entire plumbing system seems to be backed up, though, or if you have sewage backing up into your home through any plumbing fixture, then you could be dealing with a clog deep in the sewer line. This is going to require professional intervention.
  • Green Patches. A healthy yard is not something we’d usually associate with a problem. But if you notice that there are random spots in your yard that look much healthier and greener than others, it could be due to the fact that your sewer line is leaking and fertilizing these individual areas.

Contact a member of the Experts Plumbing Services, LLC for great drain and sewer services.

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