Category: Sewers

It’s easy to forget just how important to your home’s plumbing system. Without them, we would all be knee-deep in, well, you get the idea.

Learn how to take better care of your sewer system and how to catch small problems before they become big ones. Call us any time for sewer inspection services, or schedule your sewer repair with us today.

Parts of a Home Sewer System

Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to Plumbing Solutions with this graphic. Where does the water go when it washes down the drain? Find out how your home’s sewer system works and discover what happens when each part develops a clog. Drainpipe Every sink and appliance that uses water has a drainpipe

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Can Sewer Gas Make You Sick?

Yes, sewer gas can make you sick. That’s why it is so important to take any odd smells coming from your sewer seriously. You should also know how to identify potential symptoms of sewer gas exposure, because some sewer gasses are odorless—or damage your sense of smell. Here’s what you need to know about the

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Help! My Shower Drain is Slow but Not Clogged

When you’re taking a shower and find yourself in standing water to your ankles, it’s time for a plumbing intervention. A shower drain that is slow but not clogged can and should be fixed. If not, that slow draining may stop altogether. Here’s what you need to know about your shower’s potential problems and how

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Help! My Shower Drain Smells Like Cabbage!

Hey…hey guys…? My shower drain smells weird. Like, it’s all musty and gross and it smells like cabbage. It’s not supposed to smell like that, right? Can anyone tell me why my shower drain smells musty…and like cabbage…or rotten eggs…or sulfur…or sewage…? It’s not supposed to smell like anything! That’s gross!!! Actually Dude, That’s Growth

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Does Shaving in the Shower Clog the Drain?

Does shaving in the shower clog the drain? While you may want to attribute shower drain clogs to longer hairs from your female family member’s heads, single men may know better. The truth is that shaving in the shower can clog it too, even though the hair from your face or legs is much shorter

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