Homeowners don’t realize that the city isn’t responsible for the maintenance and repair of the pipeline. Which is between the sanitary sewer main and their house. The sewer lateral is owned and maintained by the property owner and homeowners. Who will need to deal with any problems that arise from it, including a sewer backup.

What Causes Sewer Backups?

Some of the most common causes of sewer backups include:

What Are The Signs?

When the sewers are clogged, the lowest drains and fixtures are usually the first ones to experience problems. Here are some of the signs to look out for:

How to Prevent Backups

What To Do When You Have A Sewer Backup

Stay away from your home if you have a possible sewer backup. The water could possibly contain harmful bacteria that leads to disease, damage and electrical malfunction. Immediately call for a cleanup of your property and call professionals to fix your sewage line. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us!