With warm weather on the way tree roots will be looking for nutrients in broken sewer lines. Learning these three signs can prevent costly and inconvenient sewer back up. If you know the signs of sewer breach you can save yourself time and money.
Standing in the shower with the water collecting round your feet or a kitchen drain that takes a long time to drain can be a warning sign. Trying to remedy this situation with chemicals or a plunger on a regular basis could be the first sign of a breach.
When using high volume appliances like dishwashers or washing machines there is frequently water, soap or foam around the floor drain or tub/shower drain in the basement.
Terrible smell coming from the floor drain. There is no amount of bleach that has been able to get rid of that smell. What is worse is that is seems to only happen once in a while.