Drain cleaning is one task you don’t want to neglect, as it could lead to dire consequences. This is a maintenance item that homeowners often overlook until they start to have a problem. Detergents, grease, soaps, and other household items can start to build up in your pipes over time, causing your sink to not drain properly. Learn how Curt & Jerry Sewer Service can help you avoid a plumbing disaster with our sink and drain cleaning services.
A simple sewer cleaning can unfortunately sometimes end up being a larger issue than originally anticipated. Sewer line problems can be costly and damaging, and not something that you want to face as a homeowner. Curt & Jerry Sewer Service offers sewer camera inspections that will provide you with critical information, uncovering the root of whatever you may be dealing with. We’ll go over some sewer line issues that we have been able to identify through our camera inspections, which demonstrate the value and necessity of this fact-finding service.
A septic tank is one of those things that may not be on your mind until you have a problem. While they are an efficient way to manage wastewater from your home, they do require routine maintenance to ensure they are functioning as they should be. Consider septic tank pumping from Curt & Jerry Sewer Service to ensure your tank is doing its very important job and can function efficiently for years to come. Let’s explore why you may need to have your septic tank pumped and what exactly that will accomplish.
Problems with your sewer line are always unpleasant and can cause a headache for homeowners. Circumstances can happen over time that cause your sewer drain to become blocked, and it’s important to recognize the signs that you may have an issue. Fortunately, Curt & Jerry Sewer Service specializes in drain and sewer cleaning to get your pipes flowing freely when you have a problem. Let’s discuss four signs that your sewer drain is blocked and needs to be cleaned out.
Maybe you’ve been searching for a home near Fishers that offers plenty of land and privacy but that’s nowhere near the busyness of the city. You may have even found a home that checks off everything on your needs and wants list, but you’re concerned because it has a septic system. Curt & Jerry Sewer Service can ease your worries and reassure you of septic systems’ value for homeowners in rural areas. Let’s take a look at four common myths about well-maintained septic systems.Myth #1: Septic Systems Contaminate WellsThere’s little to no chance that a properly-installed septic system will contaminate your well. Regulations require septic tanks installed at least 50 feet from water sources. A sewer camera inspection can verify if the septic system has been correctly installed or if there’s a potential for contamination.Myth #2: Septic Systems Are UnreliableThe truth is that septic systems are as reliable as public … Continued
It can be difficult to know if your home requires a sewer camera inspection, especially when there are no obvious reasons to schedule one. At the same time, you don’t want to be surprised when an underground pipe breaks and causes major damage to your property. Curt & Jerry Sewer Service has conducted expert sewer camera inspections across Greenwood for decades. Beyond known issues with sewer lines, your home may require a sewer camera inspection under these three circumstances. 1. If the Distance between Your House and the Street Is SignificantThe lateral sewer connection is where your home’s sewer line meets the city’s main sewer line. When this lateral connection spans a large distance between your house and the street, there’s great potential for a lot of underground movement. Over time, soil settles along the sewer line and causes pipes to belly or be offset. A belly is a low pipe … Continued
Are you thinking of getting a low-flow toilet? These energy-saving commodes feature several benefits, but there are a few downsides to owning a low-flow toilet as well. Curt & Jerry Sewer Service has been fixing and unclogging toilets for decades. Keep reading to discover common issues associated with low-flow toilets as well as some amazing advantages of these environmentally-friendly components. What Are Low-Flow Toilets?Low-flow toilets, also known as low-flush toilets, use less water to operate than their counterparts do. Because they work more efficiently, many homeowners report substantial savings on utility costs. There are two types of low-flow toilets: gravity-flow and pressure-assisted. In gravity-flow toilets, the initial flush pushes waste through the sewer lines, and gravity leads it to the sewer system. Pressure-assisted toilets use a pressure tank and gravity to move contents to the sewer system.Common Issues with Low-Flow ToiletsWhile low-flush toilets are eco-friendly and reduce water and energy use, … Continued
Sewer line issues can cause more than a minor inconvenience. They can lead to major damage, expensive repairs, and non-working toilets, showers, and sinks. No one wants to be without their bathroom for long periods of time. To prevent these types of sewer line problems, Curt & Jerry Sewer Service recommends practicing the four preventative tips listed below.1. Use Biodegradable Bath TissueOne of the easiest ways to keep your sewer line clean is to use biodegradable bath tissue. Toilet tissue brands that are biodegradable will have a “septic safe” logo on them. Septic-safe bath tissue dissolves faster and requires less water to break down than other kinds of paper.2. Set Out Trash CansKeep trash cans near toilets and sinks to encourage their use. Items, other than septic-safe toilet tissue, that are placed in your sewer system can cause blockages and eventually result in clogged or inoperable sewer lines.3. Don’t Ignore … Continued
As homes across Fishers rely on pipes and drains that are in working order, so do commercial businesses and facilities. When a commercial drain is congested, it cannot operate properly, causing a delay in production or a complete interruption of services. The next time your commercial drain needs to be cleaned out, call the pros at Curt & Jerry Sewer Service. We unclog and clean out several types of commercial drains, including roof, storm, sewer, and sink drains. Keep reading to learn more.Roof DrainsWhen your roof drain becomes overrun with water from storms or becomes clogged with leaves, branches, or debris, our qualified technicians can thoroughly clean out the drain, including all connected pipes. We are familiar with commercial roof drains on flat or pitched roofs, and have the equipment necessary to flush them out and restore proper flow once again.Storm DrainsAt Curt & Jerry Sewer Service, we are well-equipped … Continued
If you’re having issues with your home’s sewer lines, you may be thinking that could lead to a complete sewer line replacement. Thankfully, there are many sewer line problems that can be repaired using affordable methods. If you’d like to avoid a sewer line replacement altogether, Curt & Jerry Sewer Service recommends following these four steps to keep your home’s plumbing in premium condition.1. Be Aware of Possible Sewer Line ProblemsWhen it comes to keeping your home’s sewer line damage-free, there are certain things you can and can’t control. Factors outside of your control include dangerous tree roots, extreme temperatures, and homes with old cast-iron plumbing. Luckily, you can control what is placed into your home’s drains, be it the kitchen sink, bathroom sink, or toilet. The only items that should be placed in the drains are water and toilet tissue. Anything else has the potential to cause a blockage … Continued