3 Expensive Septic Tank Repairs and How to Avoid Them

A damaged septic tank can wreak all sorts of havoc on your property, and cause expensive repairs too. Maybe you have wastewater backing up into the household drains or a rusted septic tank is leaking sewage in your backyard. Whatever the issue, no one wants to experience plumbing problems in their Greenwood area home. While some septic tank repairs cannot be avoided, you can practice regular maintenance to help prevent any major disasters. At Curt & Jerry Sewer Service, we offer these recommendations to avoid costly septic tank repairs.1. Old Septic TankIf you own an older home, odds are you also own an older septic tank. Tanks older than 15 years may need to be replaced. To extend the life of your septic system, practice these maintenance tips:Schedule regular inspections every three years.Have your system pumped and cleaned every three to five years.Call a professional if you suspect any problems … Continued

3 Industries That Will Benefit from Our Sewer Line Cleaning Services

When your Indianapolis restaurant or hotel is experiencing major drain clogs or nasty sewer backups, it may be time for a thorough sewer line cleaning. At Curt & Jerry Sewer Service, we understand that you want your business to be in tip-top shape when serving your valuable customers. You may be wondering if our experienced plumbers can handle the mess inside of your sewer pipes. Well, of course, we can! Let us explain how we serve the three industries below with our commercial sewer cleaning services.1. Food ServiceCustomers visit your restaurant to enjoy the delicious food, unique atmosphere, and special time with family and friends. Do not let a backed-up sewer offend those loyal customers. With our plumbing service guarantee, we’ll clean out that sewer line correctly the first time, leaving you with a professionally cleaned and serviced plumbing framework.2. Hospitality IndustryA hotel thrives on building an excellent reputation known … Continued

6 Sewer Issues That Can Be Diagnosed with a Camera Inspection: Part 2

In the last blog post, we reviewed three types of plumbing problems that can only be diagnosed with a sewer camera inspection: clogged pipes, tree roots, and rusted pipes. There are three more obstacles that can cause major damage in your plumbing system if not taken care of swiftly. At Curt & Jerry Sewer Service, we can help you identify these issues with our professional plumbing services. Let’s take a closer look at these additional three issues, and how a sewer camera inspection can assist in preventing further damage.4. Collapsed PipesCollapsed pipes are a common result of several types of sewer line problems that are left untreated. A clogged sewer line or invading tree root can cause instability to the pipe structure, resulting in a collapsed pipe. Once this happens, the only thing that can be done is to repair or replace the pipes. This will most likely result in … Continued

6 Sewer Issues That Can Be Diagnosed with a Camera Inspection: Part 1

Underground sewer and plumbing complications can be very frustrating, especially when you don’t even know what’s causing the problem. A tried and true method of diagnosing and fixing sewer line issues is with the use of a sewer camera inspection. Curt & Jerry Sewer Service has been completing sewer line inspections in the Carmel area since 1946. With our technologically advanced sewer camera inspections, we can find the root of your plumbing problem and take care of it once and for all.

5 Specialized Plumbing Services for Your Indianapolis Business

When your Indianapolis business or facility is experiencing sewer, drain, or plumbing issues, call the professionals at Curt & Jerry Sewer Service. You can count on our years of experience, durable and powerful products, and flat-rate pricing. The next time you need assistance with these five plumbing issues, you can count on us for honest, quality work and exceptional customer service.1. Catch Basin CleaningDue to the nature of its purpose, a catch basin can easily become clogged by the natural elements. Leaves, branches, sand, and other outdoor debris is collected, along with melting snow and rainwater, in the city’s underground piping system. Cleaning them periodically can help keep your city’s streets clean and free from debris.2. Car Wash Pit CleaningThe team at Curt & Jerry has decades of experience cleaning and sanitizing car wash pits. Sludge and soap scum can build up and cause major destruction. Prevent unforeseen blockages by … Continued

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

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