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5 Sewer & Drain Maintenance Tips for Fall

The leaves are changing and the weather is becoming cooler, clear signals that the fall season is upon us. While you may be busy enjoying fall festivals, pumpkins and apple cider, throw on a cozy sweatshirt and fuzzy slippers, and consider the following tips for keeping your sewer and drains in tip top shape during … [Read More]

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The Harmful Effects of Chemical Drain Cleaners

If you’re a homeowner, you’ve probably experienced a clogged drain at some point. Whether a bathtub, toilet, bathroom sink or kitchen sink, a clogged drain is an inconvenience that requires a quick fix. Your first reaction is probably reaching for the drain cleaner under the sink or taking a quick trip to the store to … [Read More]

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Why is There a Mound of Dirt Where My Sewer was Repaired?

There’s no way around the need for a sewer repair. If your sewer line is broken, offset or cracked, you must repair it in order to prevent a mess in and around your home. As the Crete drain and sewer repair experts, we also know needing a sewer repair is no fun. Not only does … [Read More]

Common Summer Drainage Problems & How to Prevent Them

When you think of summer, your drainage and sewer system is probably the last thing that comes to mind. But did you know that there are specific issues that can pop up regarding these systems during the summer months?  Below are some common drainage issues many homeowners experience during the summer months and what you … [Read More]

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What Is Precision Cleaning?

Tree roots enter your sewer pipes through small cracks in the joints of the pipes. And once they’re in, they continue to grow, being constantly fed by the water flowing through them. In most cases, sewer rodding provides a thorough cleaning of your sewer to eliminate roots, especially if it’s done preventively every year. However, … [Read More]

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More Reasons Your House Has a Sewer Smell

Sewer odor is a pretty unpleasant smell so when it becomes prevalent throughout your home, you’re going to want to find the cause of it – and eliminate it – fast! Caused by the breakdown of human waste, sewer odor includes harmful gasses such as hydrogen sulfide, methane and ammonia. Although occasional exposure does not … [Read More]

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