residential plumbing sewer pipes

Residential Plumbing FAQs: The Importance of Sewer Pipes

You might not give much thought to the hidden ways in which your home works. Of course, it’s much more fun to focus on the aesthetics like paint color and kitchen cabinets. But your home’s sewer pipes are highly important to the functionality of your home. Here’s what you need to know about residential plumbing and sewer pipes.

 

Removal of Wastewater

Although there are pipes specifically for transporting water, like those from your sinks or tubs, the sewer pipes are meant for transporting human waste to the city’s wastewater treatment facility. Because of the contents in your sewer lines, blockages can cause toxic gas to enter your home and make you and your family sick.

Avoid Clogs

Little children are known for throwing small toys and clothes into the toilet. It might feel unsanitary to pull those items out on your own, but flushing them instead could cause major problems. Clogs from any source can cause the toxic gas to reenter your home and make your family sick so it’s important to avoid them as much as possible, and fix them promptly when you can.

Follow City Requirements

If you ever need sewer line repair, and someday you will, be sure to hire a professional who knows your city’s requirements. Because these lines contain hazardous materials, you must be careful when repairing or replacing them. Ensure your residential plumbing service has the proper permits and licenses before beginning any work on your home.

Bathrooms are a Necessity

It is very uncomfortable to live in your home without a bathroom. If you wait too long for sewer line repair, you might find yourself staying at a hotel or with nearby family and friends simply because access to a bathroom is so necessary. Your bathroom is necessary to your daily life, so it’s important to ensure your sewer lines are always in top-notch shape.

It Even Affects Your Landscaping

Since sewer lines run below the ground, they can really mess up your yard if they are broken. Many homeowners spend a lot of time and money to ensure their yards look beautiful and healthy. When a pool of water or sewage is in the middle of your yard, it’s going to undo all that hard work. Maintaining proper functionality of your sewer line and septic system helps you avoid damage and costly repairs.

 

Work with Hulsey Environmental

Here at Hulsey, we provide a variety of residential plumbing services to homeowners in north Georgia. From sewer and drain cleaning, to sewer line repair, we will take care of you, your family, and your home. Please contact us online or call 770-285-0872 to learn more about how we can help your home continue running effortlessly behind the scenes. Please don’t hesitate to ask us any questions or set up an appointment for maintenance or repair.

 

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