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What is the best time to replace Drains and Sewer Lines?

No pipes in your home are invulnerable–certainly not to time! Whatever the materials they are made of the pipes will get worn down, and leaks will develop or even begin to get corroded. It is important to determine which pipes in your home need replacement and replaced, it’s crucial to know as soon as you can if you’ve got pipes or sewer lines which needs to be changed. An unclean sewer line or drain can make your house come to a halt , and can cause unhealthy and unpleasant environments.

We will take a review of when to take care to replace sewer lines and drains. If you’re in need of assistance in making the right choice, contact an experienced plumber who is located in Indianapolis to take an examination of the plumbing. A plumber is able to offer the most beneficial suggestions and will schedule your service when it is convenient.

Pipe Age

In the first place, how old is your residence? Was it constructed prior to the year 1970? Perhaps even prior to World WWII? Or even pre-World War II? likely have old plumbing pipes within your home and you’ve not scheduled an upgrade of your sewer line or repiping prior to. The pipes that are older than this are susceptible to wear and tear over time like cast iron or galvanized steel. We highly recommend an inspection of your sewer lines and drains in any house built prior to 1970. If you’re not the primary owner of the home It is important to find out if prior tenants had any modifications.

Drain Performance

If your drain is clogged frequently enough to make it necessary to keep the plunger for your sink in the kitchen is probably in need of plumbing repair. The cleaning of the drain could be the only thing you need (a service we offer) however, the problem may be due to corroded drains.

If the clogging of drains is occurring across the home, the problem may be deeper within the line of sewerage. Make an experienced plumber perform an inspection of the sewer line using the video pipe inspection device to determine if the sewer line is in need of being repaired.

Foul Drain Odors

One drain that emits unpleasant odors is usually nothing worse than a dry P-trap. The only thing you need to do is run the water to refill the volume of water that is in the p trap. If multiple drains are emitting a horrible smell, it’s another sign of sewer line issues.

Soggy, Smelly Patches On the Lawn

The broken line in your sewer will eventually lead to sewage backing up in your home. Prior to this it is possible to notice areas of your lawn that have become wet that emit sewer smells. It’s a indication of a leak in your sewer line. Don’t be afraid to contact for expert plumbing assistance. The same thing happens the moment that grassy areas in your yard turn brighter green. Yes, it might look beautiful, but it’s usually a sign that the leakage of sewage beneath is the cause.

For All Your Drain and Sewer Services

The replacement of a sewer line can be quite a big job, but with the help of experienced experts such as those from Midwest Plumbing, the work can be completed quickly and easily. We also offer drainage repair and replacement, as well as drain cleaning–everything you need to have the healthiest drainage system in your home.


Make a call to Midwest Plumbing to schedule drain and sewer line replacement.