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.

What Causes a Main Sewer Line to Back Up?

A backed-up sewer is never a fun experience. Knowing the causes can help you take steps to maintain clear sewer lines, as well as detect an issue before it gets too serious. Since 1946, Curt & Jerry Sewer Service has been diagnosing and cleaning out these messy situations. If you suspect the following issues, give them a call to find out how to restore a clean sewer line.Clogged PipesSewer pipes become clogged due to the daily routines we practice in our homes – taking showers, cooking in the kitchen, and washing the laundry, to name a few. A combination of various cleansers, foods, and household waste can cause a sewer line to clog slowly over time. This eventually results in a massive clog that leaves your main sewer backed up and unable to work properly.Broken PipesOlder homes are known for their beautiful architecture and elegant style, but are often fraught … Continued

5 Ways a Sewer Camera Inspection Assists with Plumbing Issues

You have a severely clogged pipe somewhere in your plumbing system, and have tried all the usual methods to fix it: a plunger, multiple drain cleaners, even hours using a plumbing snake. If you find yourself out of options, it may be time for an inspection with a sewer camera. The professional team at Curt and Jerry Sewer Service has been troubleshooting plumbing issues in homes and businesses since 1946. Their sewer camera inspection services can help diagnose and correct your plumbing problems.

How to Keep Your Kitchen Drain Clean and Clog-Free

Is your kitchen sink draining slowly? Are there sour odors coming from your pipes? If so, then you may be in desperate need of a kitchen drain cleanout. At Curt & Jerry Sewer Service, we know how frustrating slow drains or clogged pipes can be. Try the following chemical-free methods to clean or unclog that nasty kitchen drain.