What’s the Difference Between Sump Pumps & Ejector Pumps?

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According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, over 60% of U.S. homes suffer from belowground wetness, so we can assume that over 60% of U.S. homes also have a sump pump to remove the wetness. Sump pumps play an extremely important role in keeping basements dry and free of mold. Several homes – namely […]

Most Common Fall Plumbing Problems & How to Avoid Them

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Many think of Fall as a festive and cozy season, especially as the holidays draw nearer and nearer. What many don’t think about is that Fall also brings cool temperatures that can wreak havoc on our homes’ plumbing system if not properly maintained. To keep Fall a festive time of year and avoid adding stress […]

Slow Draining Bathroom Sink Not Clogged – What to Do Next

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More often than not, your bathroom sink is not draining because it’s partially clogged with hair and soap scum, but there are other reasons why you could be experiencing this headache. Some possible reasons for a slow draining bathroom sink, tub or shower that’s not clogged with hair include: Main sewer line clog causing backups […]

Common Causes of Flooded Basements

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Unexpected water or sewage in your basement could mean the loss of more than just dollars to replace walls, floors and carpeting, it could also mean the loss of furniture and other valuables being stored there. Therefore, it’s best to do all you can to prevent basement flooding in the first place. But, if it […]

5 Tips to Prevent Clogged Drains & Sewer Lines

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Anyone whose experienced a clogged or backed up sewer line will tell you it’s a serious issue. And, most likely something that wasn’t given much thought until it became a serious issue. To avoid an unexpected sewer line emergency and keep drain pipes clean, follow some of these tips on how to properly use and […]

What Does a Plumber Look for During a Sewer Line Inspection?

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During a sewer line inspection, a plumbing technician inserts a snaking video camera into the sewer line through the sewer cleanout. The video camera may only be able to travel as far as the first large obstruction, or it may be able to travel all the way through the main sewer line, catching small damages […]

Repairing & Replacing Clay Sewer Pipe

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Life Expectancy of a Sewer Pipe The average lifespan of a sewer pipe depends on the material it’s made of. In Cleveland, OH, sewer pipes are overwhelmingly made of two materials: clay and PVC. Old homes, or homes built prior to 1980, will most likely have clay sewer pipes. Clay sewer pipe life expectancy is […]

What is Cured in Place Pipe Lining?

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Cured In Place Pipe (CIPP) lining is one of several sewer line rehabilitation methods using trenchless technology. In other words, CIPP lining can be used to fix your damaged sewer line without excavating or digging large trenches. Instead, the damaged sewer line is fixed using just one small access hole.   What is Cured in […]

What is a Video Sewer Line Inspection?

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Think you have a sewer or plumbing problem? Not sure who to call or how to fix it? A sewer video inspection can answer those questions for you and set your mind at ease. As plumbing technology has evolved, technicians no longer have to guess where a plumbing problem might be. They can locate it […]