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Every homeowner will probably experience at least once in their life a clogged drain. It’s a real nuisance. Most times we give it little thought. Often drain cleaning products are a fast a cheap DIY option and it certainly gets the drain cleaning services done in most cases.

However, a main drain clog is usually a sign of something more serious and you certainly should have it looked at by a professional plumber. Main sewer clogs will usually cause water or sewage to back up out of your drain. As a result it will come up from your toilet or some other part of your plumbing system. This can be a very unpleasant experience.

A Drain System Is Like A Tree

Let’s take a closer look at how a clogged sewer line causes this common plumbing issue. The sewer main drain is an important component of your home’s plumbing system. Think of your drain system like a tree. The main sewer line drain would be the trunk, and secondary drains to the toilets, sinks, and bathrooms would be the branches.

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Tree roots taken from plumbing pipes with an auger

The secondary drains all connect to the main sewer drain line and the main line transports the wastewater to your home’s septic tank or the city’s sewer system.

What are the warning signs that my main drain may be clogged?

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A clogged main drain is a very serious problem and in most cases it will require a drain cleaning services.

Early warning signs of a clogged drain are hearing bubbling or gurgling sounds coming from your drains. Your toilet water or faucets may bubble, and waste water backs up into your tub or shower drain when you flushed the toilet for instance. Usually in this case, the DIY products will not be able to fix the problem.

How do I fix a main drain clog?

The bottom line? Call a professional plumber to clear the sewer drain line. A drain cleaning specialist can clear the clogged drain by snaking the main sewer line and clean it out. If your home does not have a main sewer clean out access point, the toilet would have to be removed. However, if a simple main drain cleaning service does not work, a video camera inspection could help to find the problem.

Contact Everest Mechanical if you have additional questions or concerns about your main drain, or if you need help with a main drain clean out.

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