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The Main Causes of Sewer Damage

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Damaged sewer line

A sewer system that does not work correctly will likely lead to various issues–most notably health and sanitary concerns. This is precisely why it’s important to keep your sewer system in tip-top shape. Various factors may contribute to sewer damage, but with regular maintenance, you can effectively keep sewer issues at bay.

As the go-to name for sewer repair in Seattle, WA, Budget Sewer is equally invested in making sure your family stays healthy as we are in plumbing. Below, we discuss the leading causes of sewer damage.

Leaking Pipes

A pipe that is leaking can cause serious problems like mold growth and water intrusion. Oftentimes, these can lead to expensive repairs. A routine plumbing inspection can help you avoid complications that stem from leaking pipes. Through early detection, you can spot minor leaks and prevent them from turning into major issues that need emergency sewer repair services.

Inclement Weather

Heavy amounts of rain can cause damage to the sewer due to the volume of rainwater entering the sewer system. The sudden deluge can even cause it to overload and bring about backups. A sewer pipe line repair is recommended once the sewer system has been damaged.


Blockages in the sewer system may be caused by things such as grease, baby wipes, feminine hygiene products, and other random items. When these items are not disposed of correctly, they may cause backups, severe blocking, or crumbling, which can necessitate a sewer line replacement. Don’t dispose of such things in the toilet or the drain to avoid such complications.

Tree Root Intrusion

Tree roots can penetrate pipes as they stretch further into the ground in search of water and minerals. They may cause blocking, which brings about mold and mildew growth and backups. If ignored, it could lead to severe flooding that would damage the house’s interior, requiring you to replace sewer line sections that are affected.

If you have a damaged sewer or notice the sign that could lead to its damage, don’t hesitate to reach out to Budget Sewer. We will be more than happy to assist you!

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