Bud Matthews Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘sewer cleaning’

What Tools Do I Need for Sewer Cleaning?

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

dog-with-phone-off-hookYou’ve got something wrong with the sewer line for your home. Maybe multiple drains are blocked or bad smells are wafting from sinks around the house. The sewer line probably needs to be cleaned out to restore your home’s drainage system. Here are the tools you’ll need to clean the sewer line:

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More Than One Drain Is Clogged in My House—What’s Wrong?

Monday, March 5th, 2018

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To paraphrase a famous novelist and playwright, “To have one drain clog may be seen as a misfortune. To have two seems like carelessness.”

Okay, multiple drain clogs in your home don’t necessarily mean you’ve been careless (although scheduling regular drain cleaning each year will help prevent problems like this). But it does mean something bigger is wrong than a standard clog. A clog of hair or grease or an object knocked down a sink drain will affect only that drain. When you find drains in the showers, kitchen sinks, bathroom sinks, and elsewhere around the house either fully clogged or draining slowly, you’ll know something is up. But what is it?

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Some Plumbing Repairs Our 24-Hour Plumbers Can Help You With

Monday, October 30th, 2017

water-leakNobody wants to make an emergency call to a plumber at some odd hour of the night because a major plumbing disaster has hit their house. However, those strange laws of nature that say things will usually go bad when it’s least convenient applies to plumbing as much as to anything else. This is why we offer 24-hour emergency plumbing service to our customers. We understand this is something you may need at some point. The peace of mind you’ll get from knowing our assistance is only a phone call away any time you need is valuable even if you manage to escape a serious plumbing fiasco.

Let’s take a look at some of the common household plumbing fiascos we can help solve, whenever they might happen.

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How Can I Know I Need a Pipeline Inspection?

Monday, April 17th, 2017

working-on-ground-pipelineWe take pride in the large number of plumbing services we offer our customers. There’s no job too big or too small for us to take on! And speaking of big jobs, one we provide is full pipeline inspections for residential sewer lines. These inspections, done using the best technology available, tell our skilled plumbers exactly what type of work needs to be done, such as sewer cleaning, and what spot to target.

Homeowners usually don’t know much about their sewer line (there’s not much reason to think about this pipe most of the time), and that makes it difficult to know when they actually need to contact us to arrange for a pipeline inspection in Durham, NC. We have some guidelines below to help you tell if your sewer line has suffered from breaks, blockages, or other troubles that call for professionals to check up on it.

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Why Do the Drains in My House Smell Bad?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

You work hard to make sure that you have a clean and attractive house. So when you start to notice foul smells wafting from one or more of the drains—unpleasant sewer odor smells—you’ll want to find out what’s wrong and have it taken care of right away.

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Do You Need Sewer Line Cleaning? Here’s How to Tell

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

The wastewater in your home all goes to a single pipeline that runs from the house under your property and to the municipal sewer line in the center of the street (or to a septic tank if there’s no access to the municipal system). You probably don’t give much thought to this line, and most of the time it won’t give you much reason to worry as it does its job out of sight.

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