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A few weeks ago, my husband and I met with a general contractor. We talked with this professional about building an addition onto our small home. At this time, he informed us about a problem with our septic tank. We learned we would have to relocate a couple of septic lines before construction could begin on our home. Are you considering building an addition onto your house or business? Before you get too far along in this complex process, think about consulting with someone from a reputable septic service in your area. An expert from a septic service can inform you if your current septic tank will be large enough to accommodate the addition. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most common tasks performed by septic services. Enjoy!


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3 Signs It's Time To Have Your Drains Cleaned

Debra Chapman

You don't pay that much attention to the drains in your home, but you really should. If you have a drain issue, it could be a major disaster. If you have drainage problems, it means your drains aren't able to take away the waste water from your home. In this case, it needs to go somewhere and it could end up all over your home. This can become a health hazard if you aren't careful. If you aren't sure if your home needs the drains cleaned, there are a few signs you need to keep an eye out for. Read on for a few of these signs.

1. Gurgling Noises

Gurgling noises can sometimes be heard in your drains when you are attempting to drain water. You may also hear it coming from the toilet as well. If you hear these noises, it's an early sign of a problem. The gurgling is a slow draining noise further in your drain line. If the water isn't able to get through, it will eventually come back up through your drain. If you are hearing gurgling noises, get to work to repair this issue before you end up with a much bigger problem. Snaking your drain will help, as will using a drain cleaner.

2. Water Draining Slowly

In addition to gurgling noises, you may also notice that your water is not draining as quickly as it once did. If you shower and you have water rising quickly around your feet or ankles, it's not a good sign. It means you have a clog somewhere, and although the water is draining, it's a very slow drain. Water could end up overflowing if you aren't careful. If you have a slow drain, use a drain cleaner in the drain to see if this helps.

3. Backup In Your Home Or In The Cleanout

If water is coming up inside your home, or if you have a cleanout outside of your home and water is seeping from it, it's clear sign of a drain issue. If you have this problem, you need to do something quickly. That backup of water may be hazardous for you and your family and could cause all types of other problems for you. Hire a professional plumber to clean out your drains to fix this problem. 

If you have seen or heard any of these signs in the drains of your home, hire a professional plumber right away for drain cleaning services