The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Sewer Line Repair’

How Do Sewer Lines Get Damaged, Anyway?

Monday, September 24th, 2018

sunny-techniciansIt’s just a pipe. There are not any mechanical components to degrade over time. And the thing is buried on my property,  so it is not even as though it is exposed to the elements. So how the heck is it that a sewer line in Las Vegas, NV can get damaged, anyway? Shouldn’t it be safe down there, where the sun cannot even beat down on it and heat it up?

Sure—maybe in a perfect world. But this is not a perfect world, and the fact of the matter is that you can expect problems to develop with your sewer line at some point.

When they do, you really want to have the problem dealt with immediately. For what we think are pretty obvious reasons, a sewer line leak is really not something that you want to allow to fester in your home. The good news is that the professional plumbers here at The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas are never more than a phone call away! 

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Beware the Impact of Tree Roots on Your Plumbing System

Monday, July 31st, 2017

split drainage pipe caused by ingress of tree rootsYour plumbing system’s sewer line is buried beneath your yard for a few good reasons. First off, it’s more attractive this way. But more than that, it’s for safety and functionality purposes. Unfortunately, when something is out of sight like this, it’s hard to spot problems right away, making this part of your plumbing system susceptible to problems such as tree roots searching for a water source.

Tree roots are a pretty common cause of sewer line damage and clogs, which requires professional plumbing repairs in Henderson, NV. As you probably can guess, tree roots crave water. So all it takes for them to be attracted to your sewer line is a small leak. And while tree roots are certainly not the only threat to your sewer pipe, it is very important that you be aware of it.

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