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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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