Sewer Line Repair

Bolingbrook Sewer Line Repair

Knowledgeable Sewer Service Experts

Your sewer line is a vital but often overlooked part of your plumbing system. It silently carries wastewater away from your home, ensuring a sanitary and comfortable environment. However, sewer line problems can quickly turn your life upside down. 

If you suspect a sewer line issue in your Bolingbrook home, don't hesitate to seek professional help. Trailblazer Plumbing is here to diagnose the problem, identify the cause, and provide fast and reliable sewer line repair services. 

Call (815) 855-5085 to request a service with our experienced Bolingbrook plumbers.

Signs of a Sewer Line Problem

A healthy sewer line operates efficiently and unnoticed. However, there are several signs that can indicate trouble brewing underground:

Slow drains: Slow drains throughout your house, especially in multiple fixtures like toilets, sinks, and tubs, could point to a blockage in your sewer line.

Frequent backups: If sewage backs up into your drains or toilets, it's a clear sign of a clog or break in the sewer line.

Foul odors: Sewer gases escaping from cracks or breaks in the line can cause unpleasant sewage odors in your home.

Soggy patches in your yard: Sewage leaks can cause soft, mushy spots on your lawn, particularly near the sewer line's location.

Cracks in your foundation: Shifting soil due to a broken sewer line can cause cracks to develop in your home's foundation.

Common Causes of Sewer Line Breaks

Several factors can contribute to sewer line damage and breaks:

Tree roots: Tree roots are a leading cause of sewer line problems. As roots grow, they can penetrate cracks and joints in the sewer line, causing blockages and breaks.

Shifting soil: Ground movement due to settling or construction can put stress on sewer lines, leading to cracks or complete breaks.

Bellied pipes: Over time, sections of the sewer line can sag due to improper installation or ground movement. These bellies collect waste and debris, increasing the risk of clogs and backups.

Corrosion: Older sewer lines made of cast iron are susceptible to corrosion, which can weaken the pipes and lead to leaks and breaks.

Improper disposal of debris: Flushing grease, food scraps, and other non-biodegradable items down the drain can contribute to blockages and eventually cause sewer line damage.

Why Prompt Sewer Line Repair Matters

Ignoring a broken sewer line is a recipe for disaster. Here's why prompt repairs are crucial:

  • Health hazards: Sewage backups and leaks pose a significant health risk. Sewage contains harmful bacteria and pathogens that can cause illness if they come into contact with people or pets.
  • Property damage: Sewer line breaks can cause extensive damage to your home's foundation, floors, and walls. The longer the problem persists, the more expensive repairs become.
  • Environmental damage: Leaking sewage can contaminate your yard and potentially seep into groundwater, harming the environment.
  • Increased plumbing problems: A broken sewer line can put extra strain on your entire plumbing system, leading to additional problems with drains and fixtures.

Maintaining Your Sewer Line for Long-Term Health

While you can't prevent all sewer line problems, these proactive measures can help extend its lifespan:

Be mindful of what you flush: Avoid flushing grease, food scraps, coffee grounds, or other non-biodegradable items down the drain. These materials can contribute to clogs and blockages.

Invest in drain guards: Use drain guards in sinks and tubs to trap hair and other debris before they enter the sewer line.

Regular drain cleaning: Schedule professional drain cleaning services every 1-2 years to remove any buildup that could lead to future clogs.

Proper tree care: If you have trees near your sewer line, consider root barrier treatments to prevent them from invading the pipes.

Annual inspections: An annual sewer line inspection by a qualified plumber can identify potential problems early on, allowing for preventative maintenance before a major break occurs.

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Trust the Experts at Trailblazer Plumbing

Don't let a broken sewer line disrupt your life and threaten your home's health. At Trailblazer Plumbing, we understand the urgency of sewer line problems. Our skilled and experienced Bolingbrook plumbers are equipped with advanced tools and techniques to diagnose the cause of your sewer line issue and provide a fast and efficient repair solution. We offer trenchless sewer line repair options whenever possible, minimizing disruption to your property. 

Contact Trailblazer Plumbing today for a comprehensive sewer line inspection and a free consultation. 

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