A sewer line clog is not only inconvenient, it can also be a plumbing emergency. For that reason it’s important that you are able to recognize the signs and symptoms of a sewer clog. Knowing what to look for can help you get a professional plumber to your home faster, preventing serious damage to your home.
There are clogs, and then there are clogs. A sewer clog is a much more serious situation than a single clog in your tub or sink. A sewer clog can render your entire plumbing system unusable until it’s cleared up, and can possibly cause damage to your home. Here are a few warning signs that your clogged sink might in fact be a sign of a sewer clog.
If more than one plumbing fixture in your home is backed up or drains only very slowly, then it’s likely that you have a sewer line clog. Be on the lookout for things like your toilet refusing to flush or your washing machine backing up, along with clogged sinks and bathtubs.
When your main sewer line is clogged, water that goes down the drain has no place to go but back up into your home. Here are some signs and symptoms to look for:
When your sewer line is clogged, waste water has no where to go. Eventually your drains will begin to give off the smell of raw sewage. This is a surefire indicator that you have a sewer clog and should call a plumber as soon as possible.
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