Sewer Cleaning

Palo Alto Sewer Cleaning

Using Advanced Equipment to Clean and Clear Sewer Lines

A clear and functional sewer line is essential to your home's overall health and hygiene. Facilities Plumbing & Drain offers professional sewer cleaning services to help your plumbing system operate smoothly and efficiently. Whether you're dealing with a stubborn clog or looking to prevent future issues, our comprehensive sewer cleaning services are designed to keep your pipes in top condition.

Your sewer line may need to be cleaned if you’ve noticed:

  • Slow-draining sinks or tubs: Water that drains slowly might indicate a buildup of debris or blockages in your sewer line.
  • Frequent clogs: Recurring clogs, even after using a plunger or drain cleaner, suggest a more significant issue within the sewer system.
  • Unpleasant odors: Foul smells emanating from drains or outdoor sewer areas can be a sign of sewage buildup or blockage.
  • Gurgling noises: Strange gurgling sounds from your drains often indicate trapped air caused by clogs in the sewer line.
  • Water backups: Seeing water backing up in your sink, bathtub, or toilet is a clear sign that your sewer line needs professional cleaning.
  • Lush patches in the yard: Unexpectedly green or lush areas in your yard may indicate a leak or clog in the underground sewer line, causing nutrient-rich water to seep into the soil.

If you recognize any of these signs, it's time to contact Facilities Plumbing & Drain for a thorough sewer line cleaning. Our skilled professionals are ready to tackle even the toughest sewer challenges so your home can remain clean, safe, and free from plumbing headaches.

Request a free sewer cleaning consultation from our Palo Alto team today by calling (650) 750-7144!

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How to Tell If a Clog is In Your Drain Line or Your Sewer Line

Determining whether a clog is in your drain line or sewer line can be crucial for effectively addressing the issue. Drain line clogs are typically localized, affecting individual fixtures like a sink, toilet, or shower. For instance, if your bathroom sink is draining slowly but other fixtures in your home are functioning normally, the clog is likely in the drain line of that specific sink. Drain line clogs are often caused by hair, soap scum, or food debris, depending on the location of the affected fixture.

On the other hand, a sewer line clog generally impacts multiple fixtures simultaneously. Common signs of a sewer line clog include multiple drains backing up, water pooling around floor drains, or unpleasant sewer odors permeating your home. These issues arise because the main sewer line, which carries wastewater from your entire house to the municipal sewer system, is blocked by materials like tree roots, grease, or larger debris. By observing the impact on various fixtures and considering the symptoms, you can make an educated guess about whether the problem lies in a drain line or the main sewer line. Remember, regardless of the location, professional help from Facilities Plumbing & Drain is the best way to find a thorough and lasting solution to your plumbing troubles.

Whether we’re cleaning out your drains or your sewer line, Facilities Plumbing & Drain is ready to go above and beyond to keep your plumbing flowing smoothly. Call us at (650) 750-7144 to request same-day or emergency services!

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Customer Experiences

Real Reviews From Your Friends & Neighbors

At Facilities Plumbing & Drain, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

    "I highly recommend them"

    Hello just wanna say that Facilities Plumbing and Drain are very professional and efficient. I highly recommend them.

    - Ann F.
    "Professional and courteous"

    Robert helped fix my faucet. It was something I could not do myself since I didn’t have the tools. He’s friendly professional and courteous.

    - Joshua J.
    "I Highly Recommend Them"

    I recently had the pleasure of using Facilities Plumbing and Drain for a plumbing issue at my residence, and I am extremely satisfied with the service they provided.

    - Juan A.
    "10 thumbs up"

    Francisco was awesome. He worked relentlessly to find the right pump and fix the draining system before the rain Cole’s back!

    - Nico P.
    "You’re The Best"

    I own a building in San Leandro.

    - April D.
    "Highly Recommended!"

    Franky is very good and very nice! He is very knowledgeable and very responsive.

    - Shawn L.
    "This was very helpful"

    We called Rob because we had a drain that was clogged in a Commercial kitchen.

    - Joshua M.
    "knowledgeable and Professional"

    Nothing is worse than a broken sewer.. good thing I found them! Facilities plumbing is no average plumber.

    - Betty T.

Dealing with Roots in Your Sewer Line

Roots can be a major issue for your sewer line as they seek out the moisture and nutrients within the pipes. Over time, small roots can infiltrate cracks or joints in your sewer line, gradually expanding and causing significant blockages or even breakages. This can lead to serious plumbing problems, including backups, slow drains, and unpleasant odors. 

One of the most effective ways to clean roots out of your sewer line is hydro jetting. This technique uses high-pressure water to blast away root intrusions, debris, and other blockages, restoring the pipe to its clear state. It's a powerful, chemical-free solution that removes existing roots and cleans the interior of your pipes to help prevent future issues. In some cases, more severe root damage may require pipe repair or replacement. 

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