There is one question that was asked of sewer line experts, and it may surprise some readers. No, the question asked was most reasonable, and it’s been on many readers’ lips. What are the most common sewer line issues they may have to look out for? Well, there is very little that any reader can do once a sewer line beneath their home or near their driveway cracks open or one of its pipes bursts, other than to call for sewer line repair.
No, the surprise has to do with the answer given by the sewer line repair expert. He says that one of the most common problems associated with broken or malfunctioning sewer lines has to do with trees. Who would have thought? Those beautiful fir or oak trees standing out there in the front of your home along the sidewalk.
Numerous problems do, of course, crop up, but of course, most home owners would not know what the root cause of it is once a pipe has burst. The sewer line technician believes that one of the most common sewer line issues has to do with how tree roots affect sewer installations. Who would have thought? Indeed. As trees grow, they will push their roots forcefully through any barrier that they are faced with.
But if a sewer line experiences a minor crack, the tree’s roots will find its way through that small crack, and before you know it, you are dealing with a ‘gaping big hole’ as the sewer repair technician so bluntly put it. The roots’ infringement will clog the sewerage system, and all in good time, cause its pipes to crack and crumble into disrepair. But of course, repair the sewer line professional can do. His work is billed as an essential service for residential and commercial communities, so if ever there was an emergency and streets were flooded as a result of burst or damaged pipes, you can rest assured that the sewer repair technician and his team will be on immediate call for the emergency.