Plumbing problems are often expensive and a huge hassle for homeowners. Severe plumbing problems can even result in permanent damage to your plumbing or your home. While issues are being repaired, water lines often need to be shut off, causing a huge inconvenience to you and your family. To avoid these issues, one of the most important things to remember is to practice proper maintenance. If you run into a small problem, call a professional rather than ignore it and risk it turning into a bigger problem. Plumbing Tips 360 has created this handy infographic to help you avoid sewer and water line problems, along with instructions to follow if you run into a problem. Check it out below!
Prospective home buyers know how many different variables they need to take into account before making a purchase. Traditional home inspections are important, but many buyers overlook their sewer systems or septic lines. Standard home inspections do not cover the structural integrity or condition of sewer or septic lines. Having a sewer or septic line inspection prior to purchasing a property is a proactive and innovative approach to make an educated buying decision, plan for upcoming maintenance, budget for necessary repairs, or gain valuable purchase price negotiation.
Many first time home buyers are not aware that they are responsible for the condition of a lateral sewer line leading from the street to the homeowner. For this reason, they might not consider a sewer line inspection prior to purchasing their home. If you’re a potential home buyer or a homeowner who is considering skipping a sewer line inspection, we've broken down the importance of this inspection to help you reevaluate your decision.
If you’re having plumbing issues, you could have a clog. However, if a professional drain cleaning doesn’t do the trick, your problem could be more severe. You might be in need of professional sewer line repair or replacement. Before your problem gets so severe you’re in need of replacement, you should look for the signs you’re in need of a repair. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most common signs that your sewer line is damaged and in need of repair.