Signs of a Damaged Sewer Pipe

damaged sewer pipeDrain damage is nothing that anyone really wants to deal with, It can cause significant damage, become very expensive, and just be an all around mess. Unfortunately, it’s one of those things that do come up. Some may ask, “How do I know that my drain is damaged?” Pay attention to your home because it does talk to yo. Here are some of the tell-tale signs that you have a damaged sewer pipe.

Lush Patches in Grass

Sewage acts as a fertilizer for grass and vegetation, therefor any leakage from your main drain entering the soil that surrounds it will provide the grass with excessive nutrients that will result in a patch of luscious green grass.

 Sewage Backups

Sewer backups normally happen in open drains that are lowest in the building and is caused by a blockage somewhere along the line. If there’s a back up every time you flush the toilet, there is likely to be an issue with your sewer line. Contact a pro immediately.

Sewer Gas Odor

The smell foul smell of sewer gas in or around your home is the most common sign that there is a crack somewhere in the system. Typically, that sewer is air tight along the entire line, with the exception of thee vent stacks. This means you should never smell sewage unless it’s leaking out from somewhere else.

Slow Drainage

If you notice that the drains in your bathroom, like your toilet or bathtub are draining slower than normal even if you’ve tried to clear the line prior, you might have bigger issues with your sewer line.

A damaged sewer line is nothing that you want to dawdle with. If you have noticed any of these signs in or around your home, don’t hesitate to give us a call today. We will dispatch one of our plumbing experts to your home, do a thorough inspection, and get the situation rectified for you immediately. So dial (404) 758-6237 now! Let 1st Plumber To Call be the first plumber you call!.