Andover Sewer Line Problems and Service: Is it Time?

2.7 min read / Published On: January 12, 2017 /

It’s a fact that nothing lasts forever in your Andover home. That sliding glass door that no longer slides, but jerks and sticks. Sure, it may have lasted for forty years but there comes a time when you need to replace it. The same thing can happen to that up-and-over garage door. Your windows, too, can need replacement, as can your yard fence when it eventually rots.Sewer Line Service Andover Kansas

Nobody thinks about it very much, but at some point you may well need Andover KS sewer line replacement. Certainly, it is not usually a subject for dinner party conversation, but there are occasions when we have to face the facts.

Things That Can Go Wrong With Your Sewer Line

There are a number of things that can go wrong with sewer lines leading to your needing Andover KS sewer line replacement. Not the least of these is then invasion of tree roots into the line. Trees need a lot of water, especially in the summer, and the way they get it is through their roots. The roots are constantly searching for water, and what is more convenient than a home which thoughtfully pours water down that handy sewer pipe every day?

If you have ever dug up a tree – even a large one – you will have noticed that the roots are only tiny. They may be tiny, but they are determined, and they will find their way into your sewer line in any way that they can, in many instances damaging it beyond repair.

Other Causes and Needs for Sewer Line Repairs

Other causes of broken or damaged sewer lines are settlement or movement of the soil, corrosion of the pipe – especially older ones made from materials that are no longer used – and seals between sections of the pipe that have deteriorated and cause sewage to leak into the surrounding soil.

Fortunately, when it comes to Andover, Kansas, sewer line replacement we are your local experts. However, unfortunately your sewer line is not the responsibility of the city so the cost of replacement is down to you. However, it is possible that it could be covered on your insurance policy.

Sewer Line Inspections

When you have a problem with your sewer line we will send our technician out with a CCTV camera so that we can inspect the sewer line for you and advise on the best solution. Traditionally, replacing your sewer meant digging an open trench and replacing all the pipework manually. However, we are now in the 21st century and we can use trenchless sewer replacement which means that you can have a new sewer without having your lovely yard dug up. It is also a lot quicker and less expensive than a trenched replacement.

One of the best ways to avoid the need for replacing your sewer is to join our maintenance program. This means that we come to your home or business on a regular basis and check over your sewer and drains, which enables us to spot any potential problems before they become serious. With our “home base” in Wichita, we easily service Andover – so give us a call today about your sewer line service needs!

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