Sewer Clog | Plumbers Katy

A sewer clog can be considered a plumbing emergency, especially when a sewer backup is occurring. When you have a sewer clog, do not use any of the plumbing until the clog is cleared, otherwise you will simply worsen the condition. Contact Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Rosenberg plumbers in Katy for the treatment of a sewer clog. We are available 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week for your plumbing emergencies.

It may be confusing differentiating between a drain clog and a sewer clog. The following signs can indicate the presence of a sewer clog:

Multiple Drains Are Clogged

Perhaps the most telling sign of a sewer clog is when more than one plumbing fixture backs up at the same time. The toilets in particular are affected by a blockage, but other fixtures may also be involved. When you suspect a sewer pipe clog, begin by checking other fixtures in the home. Check for water or effluent backing up into other fixtures. At this point, if effluent is backing up, contact our plumbers in Katy for plumbing repair of a sewer clog.

Toilets have a direct connection to the sewer pipe and are the largest drain. If there are sewer pipe problems you will find it here. It is highly unlikely to have a main line sewer clog while the toilets flush properly.

Other drains that are typically affected by a sewer pipe blockage are the tub and shower. This is due to the drain lying lower than a sink drain. If they are also blocked, a sewer clog is likely.

When flushing the toilet results in water or effluent backing up into the tub or shower it indicates a sewer clog is likely.  As the water is unable to exit the sewer drain, it seeks the path of the least resistance, exiting at the lowest point, which is typically the shower or tub drain, or a basement toilet, for example.Furthermore, a washing machine pumping the water out and causing bubbling in the toilet can also indicate a potential sewer pipe clog.

In addition, sewer effluent is a serious health hazard when it backs up and is spilling into your home. Do not delay repairs, contact Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Rosenberg plumbers in Katy today.

Plumbing Clean Outs

The plumbing clean outs are an additional way to identify a sewer pipe clog.  Check the clean out for backup. If water is flowing up the pipe, standing in the pipe, or flowing out of the plumbing clean out, a sewer clog is confirmed.  Contact our plumbers in Katy for sewer pipe repair and/or sewer pipe cleaning.

Scheduling periodic drain and seer cleaning and inspection provides a preventative means of avoiding a clogged sewer or drain in the first place. Our plumbers in Katy can provide the professional plumbing services, installation and plumbing repair you need.

If you recognize any of these signs, contact Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Rosenberg plumbers in Katy for a resolution of your sewer clog.Our plumbers are licensed professional plumbers with the expertise to provide reliable plumbing, including sewer and drain cleaning, and the replacement of sewer pipe when applicable. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Our dedicated licensed plumbers serve Katy, Houston, Sugar Land, and the surrounding areas with quality plumbing services. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Rosenberg is a member of the BBB with an A+ rating.