Signs of Tree Roots Growing in Sewer Line
A clear sign of root invasion in your home or business’s pipes or sewer lines is slow drains. When tree roots grow in your sewer or drain system, they create a blockage for water passing through, and will cause your pipes to drain slower than they should.
Gurgling Sounds from Plumbing Fixtures:
Tree root intrusion in your pipes and sewer line produce blockages and pockets. When you wash your hands, run a shower or flush your toilet, water attempting to pass through these roots can create gurgling sounds, which is a tell tale sign that you may need drain root removal.
Clogs form in perfectly clear, empty drain pipes and sewers; now imagine how easy it would be for clogs and debris to accumulate in a pipe full of tree roots. Roots in a sewer line can cause your home or business’s drains to clog more frequently. Trust in a specialist to inspect your drain system.
Changes in Lawn or Garden Appearance:
Changes in your yard can indicate that roots have started growing in your pipes. One sign are sinkholes, which can form as water leaks from infiltrated drain lines. Another sign can be a patch of exceptionally green, lush grass, or a plant that grows faster than others, suggesting it has found a rich water source.
When tree roots grow in your drain line and sewer, debris can accumulate faster than normal. As debris and back up sits in your pipes, this can lead to foul smells that will in turn waft back up through your drains and into your home or business.