Your main sewer line should be treated royally and carefully managed. Traditionally, your major sewer line is dug under the yard. This lack of conspicuousness, good for decency sake, is also bad in a sense. In that, if your main sewer starts developing issues, it becomes really a headache noticing such deterioration. However, let us examine some indicators that can set the alarm bells ringing that some ailment is ravaging our sewer below.
Your drains get easily clogged
Sometimes we notice a lackadaisical pace of water draining from our homes, really slow and almost annoying. This is a signal that your sewer may already be having issues. In other times, your kitchen sink, the toilet can also have petty drain issues. In those cases, it is not very cumbersome resolving the clog. But when these clogs start popping up erratically and at a frenzy pace, it is an ominous indication of some obstructions playing along your sewer line.
When you start noticing large wet areas in your yard
A number of incidences can incite your sewer line to leak. A collapse even can be amongst these incidences. Curious tree roots probing energetically can break into your underneath pipes. When such breaks occur, you begin to notice soggy areas in your yard that are strangely soft and wet. Such spots could be more noticeable during warmer climates.
Then the odor starts mesmerizing your yard
When these boisterous odors start coming up and readily filling up your lungs, you know your sewer could be the culprit here. The smell is different and notably pugnacious. This is the sewer gas and is undoubtedly revolting. All these point to the possibility that your sewer may be getting clogged up. When this peculiar odor is more prominent in your yard, then it strongly indicates that it could be leaks in your sewer line.
Sometimes you notice green patches in the grass
At times, a green patch adorns the grass in your yard. This could be from the extra nutrients being fed to the grass in the areas of your sewer line. These nutrients arise from the fertilization the leaking sewage doles to the vegetation around it. Thus some areas of the grass in your yard get strangely fresh and youthful in notable contrast to its neighboring grasses.
Rodents can then be a nagging problem
This could be one of the loudest indicators of sewer issues we can have as house owners. Don’t forget that rats and the general rodent family enjoy a lush habitat in sewers. These rats are diehard survivors and can forcefully sneak out from the leaks in your sewer pipes and make a mess of your home as unwelcomed guests. Aside the provocative sights of a rodent party in your home, rodents themselves are harbingers of serious health issues like the hemorrhagic fever which can notably lead to a loss of human life.
All these are indicators that your sewer line is already developing issues. Then it could be time to get a professional evaluation of the situation and quickly resolve your sewer mess. Reach out to our experts for any of your home drainage issues. With us, you are just a call away from solution.