3 Catastrophic Results of a Full Septic Tank

Many homeowners haven’t taken the necessary step of having their septic tanks pumped. As a result, there most likely are hidden problems just below the surface of their home’s septic system. If it’s been a while since you’ve had your septic tank serviced, Curt & Jerry Sewer Service can help you avoid catastrophic repairs with their professional septic pumping services. Septic tank pumping can prevent many plumbing issues that are hazardous to your health, your home, and your wallet. 1. Unsanitary Waste in Your Yard One of the most common problems of a full septic tank is the seeping of unsanitary waste into your yard. How does this happen? Over time, solid matter breaks down into sludge within the septic tank. This sludge needs to be pumped out, as it is never advisable to have it remain in the tank for long periods of time. If it does, it will … Continued

4 Common Places a Home Sewer Line Can Become Clogged

Are you having issues with a slow drain in your kitchen sink or bathtub? Is your toilet making all sorts of gurgling noises each time you flush? These are all signs that your sewer line may be in desperate need of some cleaning. There are times you can prevent clogged sewer lines in your home but, unfortunately, there are also situations that you have no control over. Curt & Jerry Sewer Service has cleaned out sewer lines in homes across Carmel. Keep these factors in mind the next time you’re home is experiencing sewer line problems. 1. Kitchen Drain Pouring grease or oil down the kitchen drain a few times may not seem like a big deal but, over time, it can cause major damage. Once cooled down, the grease solidifies and sticks to the inside of the pipes. Instead of pouring the oil down the kitchen drain, use a … Continued

When Do I Need a Sewer Camera Inspection for My Home?

As a homeowner, it can be difficult to know if there’s a problem with your home’s septic system. Usually, an issue is discovered when it’s already too late. The toilets no longer flush, the showerhead is running low, and there’s a lingering smell around your home. A sewer camera inspection from Curt & Jerry Sewer Service can diagnose the exact issue that’s interrupting your daily routine. The question remains: When should a home have a sewer camera inspection? Consider the three occasions below when trying to decide if a septic line inspection is necessary for your Greenwood home. 1. Buying a Home for the First Time Many home buyers assume that a home inspection includes an inspection of the home’s sewer. Although the inspector may test the faucets and toilet, they do not perform any type of inspection within the sewer or septic system. A sewer camera inspection can discover … Continued

3 Causes of a Slow Bathtub Drain

It’s early in the morning and you’re taking a shower to get ready for your day. All of a sudden, you notice that you’re ankle deep in standing water. The bathtub drain is clogged again and you have no idea why. The professionals at Curt & Jerry Sewer Service have unclogged thousands of bathtub and kitchen drains in the Indianapolis area since 1946. The cause of this slow drain could be as simple as an annoying buildup, or it could be one of the reasons listed below. 1. Hair Hair is the most common reason for a slow bathtub drain, especially if members of your family have long hair. These long strands can become trapped in the pop-up assembly, causing other items such as small pieces of soap to become trapped as well. All of these items working together end up leading to a slow, or eventually, a clogged drain. … Continued

How to Properly Care for Your Home’s Septic Tank

A septic tank typically is not an issue homeowners think about, until there is a problem. Usually, when disaster strikes in this area, it needs to be dealt with quickly and safely. Although Curt & Jerry Sewer Service can handle any septic tank issue, it would be helpful for you to know that many of these issues can be prevented. Follow the tips below to avoid (as much as possible) a septic tank disaster in your near future. Inspect Annually One of the best ways to prevent a septic tank problem is to have your sewer system inspected on an annual basis. With an annual sewer camera inspection, our technicians can provide the first line of defense against septic tank leaks, broken sewer lines, or a faulty septic system. Our three-step sewer camera inspection includes: Draining the sewer lineRunning a sewer camera through the linesDetecting any issues within the septic … Continued

5 Reasons to Hire Our Team to Clean Out Your Sewer

Cleaning out your sewer line is nasty business, but the team at Curt & Jerry Sewer Service is up to the challenge. We have years of experience and the right equipment to find out exactly why your sewer line is blocked and not working properly. When you need your sewer line cleaned out, you don’t want to hire a sub-par company. Consider these five reasons when hiring a sewer service in the Indianapolis area. 1. Full One-Year Guarantee Our technicians specialize in all elements of sewer pipe cleaning work. We know we will get the job done right the first time. This is why we offer a full one-year guarantee on all of our work. 2. High-Quality Equipment We use Spartan Equipment, which is the best equipment available. Spartan Equipment is more durable, safer, and more effective in completely cleaning your sewer line. 3. Experience Since 1946 With over 60 … Continued

Our Simple & Proven Sewer Camera Inspections

Are you experiencing slow drains in your home, perhaps in your kitchen, bathroom, or laundry room? Do you find yourself using commercial drain cleaners often, or plunging your toilet more than you’d like? It may be time for a sewer camera inspection from Curt & Jerry Sewer Service. A small issue such as a clog can easily become a much larger problem. Don’t wait until it’s too late. With our tried and true sewer camera inspections, we will determine the cause and have your plumbing back to premium condition in no time. Drain the Sewer Line We begin troubleshooting your sewer system by completely draining the main sewer line. This first step allows our technicians and our camera a clear view of the entire system. The line is completely cleaned and drained in four easy steps: Locate and open the drain pipeRun the auger completely through the drainWash out the … Continued

3 Reasons Your Toilet May Become Clogged

Clogged toilets can be a frustrating household problem. Unplugging a clogged toilet once in a while is not a major issue. When it becomes a regular problem, it can lead to many irritating episodes of plunging your commode and cleaning up the area afterward. Curt and Jerry Sewer Service knows there are several reasons why a toilet may become clogged. Consider the top three reasons below when struggling with this aggravating household issue.1. Flushing Non-Flushable ItemsToilets can only wash away certain materials, such as toilet tissue. This tissue was created to dissolve in water, making a clogged toilet a non-issue when used properly. Often, individuals try to flush down items like facial tissue, paper towels, cotton balls, and wet wipes, which are not meant for toilet drains and can cause some major obstructions. In a home with young children, you may come upon the occasional toy or household object that … Continued

Prevent Septic Tank Issues with These Maintenance Tips

There are many reasons a septic tank may not run properly. Overloading the system, using a garbage disposal, and flushing inappropriate items down the toilet can all wreak havoc on your home’s septic system. Curt and Jerry Sewer Service knows all too well the effects of failing to take care of the waste system in your home. With the proper care and maintenance, it can work at its peak performance for many years to come.Lighten the Load on the TankThere are several ways to decrease the burden on your septic system. Check all toilets and faucets for leaks of any kind. Making repairs can help increase the efficiency of the entire system. Lower the amount of water used in your home by installing faucet aerators and flow reducer nozzles. When replacing your appliances, be sure to purchase those that are energy-efficient.Prevent Damage to the SystemProtect the area around the outdoor … Continued

3 Reasons to Hire a Professional to Clean Out Your Car Wash Pit

As the owner of a car wash business, you know that cleaning out the wash pit waste is a dirty, messy job. You also know that someone has to do it. With all of the legal and environmental regulations involved, it can be quite complicated to clean out the area properly. Curt and Jerry Sewer Service has been in the business since 1946, so we know a thing or two about providing quality drain cleaning and waste removal services. Consider the following reasons for hiring a professional to clean out your grimy, filthy car wash pit.