Common Summer Sewer Problems You Should Know About
March 18, 2021
Summer is just around the corner and you’ll want to watch out for these common summer sewer issues to make sure your septic systems run perfectly smooth all summer long. With the kids at home and everybody else working remotely, your sewer system will be working around the clock. Eventually, an issue will arise and you may get a blockage, leaking or corroded pipes, or leaking joints. Keep an eye out for these key indicators that something may be wrong with your sewer system. If you do notice any of these signs, be sure to reach out to our sewer expert and repair services at Best Plumbing!
Summer sewage clogs
While storms are rare in Seattle, they are a possibility in the summer! Warmer weather raises concerns for heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. Storms bring heavy rainfall that puts excess stress on our sewage systems. This can cause backed-up wastewater to your house’s plumbing that is especially damaging if your plumbing isn’t regularly maintained.
Foul odor is easily recognizable and also a great indicator that you’re experiencing an issue with your sewage system. If you notice a smell, you may have a clog from your sewer system not fully emptying.
One area drains and the other doesn’t
You may notice that fluids drain in bathroom sinks or kitchen sinks but are slow to drain in other areas like garbage disposals, bathtubs, and toilets. This is a sign of a partial blockage.
If you notice lush and greener grass around the septic area of your house, wastewater could be backing up in this area. These specific signs are key indicators that your sewage system may need maintenance.
These specific signs are key indicators that your sewage system may need maintenance. Keep a vigilant eye (and nose!) out for these common summer sewer issues and save yourself future troubles. If you experience these signs that your septic system may need repair, contact Best Plumbing for an inspection. Our experts have your back!