Are you experiencing some signs and symptoms that your sewer lines may need to be repaired? When you start to experience issues with your sewer, it is important to call the professionals as soon as possible. There are some unique risks that you may face with damaged sewer lines, and they need to be treated seriously. 

Here are just a few of the reasons you will want to treat sewer line repairs as early as possible: 

Health Risks

Perhaps the first and largest concern when you have an issue with your sewer lines is the health risks that it poses to your family. Unlike water lines that carry clean water to your home, sewer lines transport waste from your home to the treatment facility. If there is a blockage in the sewer line, the waste buildup can lead to toxic gases, like hydrogen sulfide, that you are exposing your family to.

This can lead to health risks that are uncomfortable and dangerous to those who live in your home. It can cause irritation of the eyes and respiratory tract as well as dizziness and nausea. If left untreated, exposure to these toxic gases can lead to loss of consciousness. 

Must Meet Requirements

A handy homeowner may be tempted to tackle a sewer line repair on their own, but there is a real benefit to allowing a professional to handle it. Sewer lines transport waste and hazardous materials to the treatment facility, meaning that you need some expertise to handle line repairs effectively. In most areas, you will need a permit or a license to begin work on sewer lines. 

Not to mention, these repairs must be addressed quickly to get your home back in working order. It can be dangerous to leave a clogged or broken sewer line for too long. Make sure you comply with all necessary local codes and ordinances when it comes to sewer line repair. 

Keeping Your Home Running

When you have an issue with your sewer lines, it means that your bathrooms are going to be out of commission until the problem is resolved. You won’t be able to take a hot shower or even use your toilet until the problem has been corrected or you will run the risk of making the situation worse. This is why many people opt to stay with friends and family or at a hotel until the work is finished. 

While repairing sewer lines can be inconvenient, repairing them early minimizes the downtime you will experience with your bathrooms. This also allows you to also minimize the cost of staying elsewhere for a few days. 

Reach Out to the Professionals

When you suspect that sewer line repair may be in your near future, it is best to call the professionals at DUB-L-EE as soon as possible. We can get you back up and running the right way with minimal downtime. Invest in your health and convenience with our services. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you maintain your sewer lines!