Believe it or not, sewage backups are a more common house problem than one might imagine. Anything from tree roots to excess rain, and especially plumbing failures can cause a sewage backup. And if homeowners are not on top of managing their sewer drainage, they will likely have to pay a lofty fee to fix the blockage.
To prevent your home and your sewage line from backing up and leading to flooding, we have prepared a simple guide to follow.
Many people experience the need for a plumber during the cold winter months, especially during times of sub-zero temperatures. When water freezes, it expands, taking up more space than the equivalent mass of liquid water. This is bad news for pipes should water have nowhere to go and freeze. This extra volume puts forces and pressure on pipes, and older pipes can actually crack or burst under pressure.