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Are Your Drains Clogged? You Might Have Sewer Line Issues!

You and other residents of the Northern Louisiana area depend on your sewer line to pull waste away from your home. However, this is something that most of us don’t think about or even pay any attention to. More often than not, when we get called out to this job, customers are usually not even aware of what’s going on until we let them know. When your sewer line begins to malfunction, the effects can be seen on the drains throughout your home.

For the best Ruston sewer line repair services, call the professionals at Mark Johnson Plumbing.

Is It Time to Repair Your Sewer Lines?

Sewer line issues should always be addressed as soon as they are detected as even a minor issue can quickly turn into a major, costly problem. Because toilets have the largest drain lines in the system, they are often the first clue to a potential sewer line issue, however, showers and sinks may suffer from clogged drains and slow drainage as well. Washing machines may also back up during a sewer line issue. If you notice any of these signs in your home, contact a professional at Mark Johnson & Sons Plumbing quickly.

Signs You Need Sewer Line Repair

Your sewer line is responsible for safely transferring wastewater away from your home. When it becomes damaged or broken, the damage to your property can be costly and overwhelming. That means, it is a really good idea to become familiar with the signs that something is wrong with your sewer line.

You need to schedule sewer line repair if:

  • There is an unexplained puddle of water on your lawn
  • There is an unexplained patch of extra-lush grass on your lawn
  • Your toilet is frequently clogged or overflowing
  • One or more sinks in your home are clogged
  • Your shower is clogged or draining very slowly
  • There is a sewage gas odor coming from one or more of your drains
  • There are cracks in your foundation
  • There are sinkholes in your yard
  • You suddenly have a rodent or insect infestation
  • Mold has grown on the walls covering your pipes

When your sewer line is damaged, there is only one team you can trust to fix it. Our Ruston plumbers offer professional, reliable sewer line repair and replacement services guaranteed to get your system back up and running in no time.

Causes of Sewer Line Problems

Sewer line problems are never pleasant. The odor, the backup, and the inefficiency of the toilets are only symptoms; the problems can typically be traced down to a few basic causes.

These causes may include:

  • An object clogging the sewer– People who flush too much toilet paper or a child who flushes random objects into the line can cause it to clog and back up.
  • General deterioration of the line– if a sewer pipe has been in use for many years, it might have broken down due to the elements or even to potential roots that run across it.

Our Professional Method of Repair

The main repair method we use to get down to your pipe is excavation. When excavating, the area around the damaged pipe is dug up to repair the damage.

There are many benefits associated with this service including:

  • Accuracy- By excavating around the damaged pipe, our Ruston plumbers can make repairs at the source of the issue and also inspect the piping as a whole. This allows us to remedy not only the damaged pipe but also any other issues that may be in the surrounding area.
  • Prevention– One major issue that can easily damage sewer lines is shifting soil. By excavating to repair sewer lines, our plumbers not only repair the issue but also pack the soil back in a way that can prevent future damage from shifting soil. Additionally, we will inspect the surrounding area to ensure that there is nothing that will pose a risk to your sewer lines in the future.
  • Longevity– While trenchless sewer repairs are a good solution for patches, they can sometimes turn into temporary fixes. By replacing entire sections of damaged piping, you can rest assured knowing that the job is done sturdily and professionally. New sections of pipe can also increase the efficiency and longevity of your sewer lines as a whole.

How Can You Prevent Problems in the Future?

The easiest way to prevent sewer line problems is to have regular inspections performed by a professional company. Keep an eye on your children and ensure too much toilet paper is not flushed at once. Try to avoid large objects or chemicals such as grease, to go down the drains. Mark Johnson Plumbing is happy to perform your inspections and to help maintain your sewer lines. If you have any problems or suspect you might soon have an issue with your sewer line, contact us today. Don’t let something small become a big issue.

Give us a call at 318-319-0220 and let us take care of your sewer line repair in Ruston. Our professionals can handle the job quickly and efficiently.

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Our Reviews

“We have been using Mark Johnson Plumbing for a number of years. We have always been pleased with the technicians and the services they perform.”

– James A.

“Hagen came & quickly assesses the situation after Atmos came out & cut the gas off. He was very professional & founds the two problems quickly! Luckily they were not pricey Issues at all. Then (Christopher) Chris Came back Out very quickly to cut the gas back on inside the house after Atmos did outside. Due to COVID they could not come in the house to turn the valves back on which we had NO idea where they were located. We felt SO stupid that we couldn’t handle that but Chris assured us that most wouldn’t!

He was so nice & professional!! I will definitely call Mark Johnson again. ”

– Marion W.

“I was able to get an appointment the next day.

Service was great, fast, friendly, and exactly what was agreed on. They were on time and did I mention friendly? I would recommend this company to anyone who needs quality plumbing work done. Ask for Quinn Wall.

The customer service was awesome from the start as well. Text notifications of who’s coming, when they will be there. Nice job!”

– Mark T.

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