Professional Installation and Repair Services for Drains and Sewers Throughout the Central Indiana Area
Efficient drains and sewers are demanded by Central Indiana homeowners wishing to avoid the hassle and hazards that can come with a clogged pipe. Drains across homes feed to residential sewers and on out to join municipal sewer systems, both sanitary sewers that carry waste and wastewater to a nearby treatment plant as well as storm sewers that perform collection of storm water to deposit into nearby water sources.
Whenever they occur, slow drainage or damaged pipes in sewer systems are never welcomed. A skilled drain clearing and sewer services contractor is a life saver in these situations. Turn to Mr. Plumber for professional solutions to fix sewer systems and restore effective drainage to your home’s plumbing fixtures. Our plumbing team is available all day, every day to complete emergency repairs for sewers and drains in homes throughout the Central Indiana area.
Contact us to have a skilled plumber perform any of the following plumbing services:
Our Indianapolis Services for Sewers and Drains
The Mr. Plumber team of licensed plumbing professionals performs these sewer and drain services for homeowners in Central Indiana:
- Repairs for sewer pipes
- Sewer pipe replacement
- Trenchless pipe bursting
- Drain clearing
- Rooter service
- Camera sewer line inspections
- Hydro jetting
Don’t Suffer with Slow Drains Any Longer!
Mr. Plumber is equipped to provide fast service when Central Indiana homeowners run into sewer or drain line troubles. We ensure our solutions work the first time around, restoring function in your home so your family suffers no further. While sewer and drain repairs can be a dirty job, it sure won’t look like it once our plumbers are finished in your home – shoe covers are worn, drop cloths used when necessary, and the entire workspace is cleaned and returned to its previous condition.
The Mr. Plumber team provides treatment for any issue faced with home sewers and drains, no matter the size or severity. From simple drain clog removal to replacement of buried sewer pipes, our team does it all. If your need is urgent, reach a plumbing professional right away – we offer emergency sewer and drain repairs and have plumbers on call 24/7 to meet your needs.
How a Plumber Unclogs Drains
A clogged drain here and there is normal, but when clogs become frequent, you know something’s not right. Frequent clogs may be a sign that drain or sewer pipes need to be replaced. The first step in solving your plumbing issues is to assess the lines.
Using camera inspection tools, our plumbers search inside drain and sewer piping to find the issue as well as its location. Our search findings are always presented to the homeowner, as well as recommendations on how the issue should be treated. No matter what repair or replacement needs your sewer inspection turns up, our licensed plumbers are fully capable of performing the task quickly and efficiently.
Sometimes, the only repair needed to unclog a drain is drain clearing. The clog is located and plumbing tools are used to bust up materials and products forming the clog. When clogs form in sewer lines due to damaged piping, repairs or replacement is needed to prevent drainage backups – this can be done using our non-invasive trenchless pipe bursting process.
Get to the bottom of the drainage issues plaguing your Central Indiana home – call Mr. Plumber for service and a sewer line inspection today. We are here to help you restore your sewers and drains.
Drains and Sewers in Central Indiana Homes
Sewers and drains are not the same but they are both components of the drainage portion of a home’s plumbing system. Drains and sewers are meant for the collection and removal of wastewater and other water from the home and property. The home’s sewer systems are connected to municipal sanitary sewer systems that take wastewater to a local sewage treatment plant for processing, or storm drains send storm water to storm sewers that carry runoff back to natural bodies of water.
- A plumbing fixture’s drain allows wastewater to flow into the fixture’s dedicated drain line.
- These lines run from each fixture and area of the home, connecting to a main drain pipe that runs throughout the residence.
- At the home’s exterior, sewers are attached to drain pipes. Sometimes called a lateral drain, dedicated sewers carry wastewater from homes to a shared sanitary sewer.
- Sanitary sewers send wastewater and human waste to nearby treatment facilities.
- Separate from sanitary sewers are storm sewers. A storm drain catches storm water and snow melt. Gutter drains, floor storm drains, and trench drains are different types of storm drains that may be installed on a residential property.
- Storm drains flow into a storm sewer that is connected to the storm sewer systems of area homes, as well as drains installed on roadway curbs or culverts. Water is carried away from residences and deposited in streams, creeks, or rivers.
Expert Drain and Sewer Tips
A plumber’s is the first number you call when you find significant sewage or wastewater backup inside the home. When sewer and drain issues appear to be less severe, often times, homeowners may be able to use DIY approaches to correct simple problems such as clogs. Learn what troubleshooting steps to try before you call Mr. Plumber for service. If you are not confident performing these tasks on your own, play it safe and call in the pros.
Is it a sewer line blockage?
Poor drainage and blocked drains can result from clogs in the drain or blockages deeper in sewers. Sewer issues should be left to a plumber, but drain clogs you may be able to correct on your own. Follow these steps to determine if the clog is located in a sewer or drain line.
- Turn off the home’s water supply using the main shutoff valve. It’s important that no more water be flushed through drains if the sewer is blocked.
- Investigate fixtures in the home for poor drainage. If every fixture seems to be affected, a sewer blockage or clog deep in the main drain line is likely, so call a plumber. If the issue is isolated to one room’s fixtures or a single fixture, the clog is likely shallower in the drain system, so it’s usually safe to plunge the fixture’s drain in attempts to dislodge the clog.
Clearing out clogs
If you have determined the location of the clog in a fixture or room’s drain lines, you can try to remove it using these methods:
- For toilet clogs, use hot water – heat works to break down clog material. Pour a pot of boiling water into the toilet bowl from waist height. Allow the water to cool in the toilet lines, then flush.
- For sink clogs, try dish soap to lube up stuck material. Insert a quart of dish soap into the drain entrance and let it sit until you need to use the faucet again – hopefully the clog will slide through the lines with this water flow.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most plumbers use a drain snake that rotates as it’s physically pushed through the clog. This tool dislodges any debris and allows it to pass through the sewer system.
You can definitely try to unclog a drain on your own. The best solution is to run extremely hot water down the drain along with soap, which should loosen the clog and allow it to flow out through the pipes. If it doesn’t work the first time try a few more times. If this doesn’t work, you may need to hire a plumber.
It’s not recommended to use chemical drain-clearing products as these products usually have corrosive ingredients in their composition. They can damage or destroy pipes and septic systems, which will lead to more expensive repairs than call for a plumber to unclog your drain.
Plumbers have the experience to quickly and safely resolve any clogged drain issue. If you can’t clear the drain on your own, it’s recommended to hire a professional plumber to resolve the issue.
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