Even if you think you may just have an isolated drain problem, it is best to contact a plumber in order to prevent a bigger problem like a sewage backup. At Zeek PLumbing, we generally try to open the drain with a special drain auger (snake) or cable deice. If that is not successful, more advanced sewer and drain cleaning methods will be used.
What are the warning signs of a sewer system backup?
Water backup from a drain (toilet, shower, bathtub or sink)
Slow flushing and draining toilet
Water around the basement floor drain
Gurgling sounds coming from a toilet or drain
No water in the toilet bowl
Sewage odors noticed around the drains or outside the house
Very green grass over the septic system (even in dry, hot weather)
Usually the problem starts with grease from the kitchen sink. Blockages may also occur from discarded food or garbage, as well as, hair, soap, sanitary items or toilet paper that is too thick.
Tree Root Intrusion
Condensation on pipes will actually attract roots searching for water or moisture. The roots can travel and slip in through tiny separations into the pipe sections. Once the tree roots locate the water, the tree will begin accelerating its root growth in the area. The roots may gradually clog the whole sewer system, and without proper service, can lead to a pipe bursting.
Rather than disrupt and dig up parts of your yard to determine the problem area, a drain camera inspection can be performed. Zeek Plumbing uses the latest in diagnostic technology, and is able to send a camera down your drains and sewers to show you where the problem is occurring. This option is much faster and, many times, less expensive.
Drain Cleaning – Zeek Plumbing will punch through the tree root and clear the line so the sewer will be functioning again.
Water Jet – A water jet, or hydro-jet, cleans the pipe using pressurized water which rids the line of any grease build-up, foreign items, or tree roots.
Sleeve the Sewer Pipe – Lining the entire sewer pipe, or a portion of it, is often another way to eliminate leaks. In some instances, the plumber may attach a lining to the troublesome section of the pipe which will avoid the need for trenching or demolishing structures.
Replacing Piping – Pipe bursting is a trench-less method of replacing pipelines. The equipment uses hydraulic power to break apart the old sewer pipe and also simultaneously install a new seamless pipe.
Servicing drains and sewers is common practice at Zeek Plumbing. As a result, our plumbers are experts at sewer and drain cleaning. We repair and re-pipe all types of plumbing systems to accommodate many different property layouts.
Call us today at 866-635-0200 with any drain or sewer issues.
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We had a pipe leaking in the basement. Tim showed up in a very timely manner. He was very efficient and honest. We would highly recommend Zeek Plumbing!
Super Bowl Sunday morning, Zeek Plumbing didn't hesitate to respond when we called them for assistance. Our bathroom backed up and flooded our basement causing us to make an emergency request to them. They were at our home immediately and saved the day!
These guys were fantastic. Friendly, knowledgeable and very accommodating. They came to fix one problem and wound up fixing three. Price was extremely fair as well. I would recommend Zeke 100%
I would highly recommend Zeek. They were trustworthy, prompt, and courteous. I was nervous about being taken advantage of and they were absolutely above board. They will always be my first call!
Zeek Plumbing was very professional and has solved a furnace problem that was never resolved before. They troubleshoot and explain everything in detail . I would highly recommend them .
Steve Marovitz is the ultimate professional. You can rely on Zeek Plumbing for fast service at fair prices. He has helped us with various projects including a major kitchen reno and bathroom reno that included running new propane lines, plumbing lines, new sinks and faucets and replacing all the applicances. All their staff are knowledgeable, friendly and professional. They are my "go to" plumbing company. I don't need to call anyone else!
Tim from Zeek plumbing was fantastic! I had a leak in my basement and called Zeek and Tim came over the same day. He was courteous, neat and very professional. I will be sure to call them again should the need arise. I would highly recommend Tim and Zeek plumbing.
Needed rush service today and Zeek was able to deliver. Bill and Rich both got to the root of our leak and were able to fix it. Great service with great guys!!!
Zeek plumbing was great to work with when we were redoing our half bath. They actually rescued us from another plumber who left us mid-job. They were honest about when they would be able to come and arrived on time. They were very respectful towards me and checked in with me along the way about the progression of the job. They installed a sink and toilet and when we realized the toilet did’t have a seat, they went out and got one and came right back. They aren’t cheap but they do a really good job. They even came back a third time the same day when I called to tell them that the sink looked slightly crooked and they fixed it right away. I would definitely recommend them to a friend.
Excellent service! Had a problem with shower drain. Technician came and resolved within an hour, also tested for leaks. Courteous, respectful, normal, and offered decent pricing quotes on toilet installation. Local business that cares about quality of work and happy customers. Will definitely be using them in the future.
Angel & Oliver came yesterday to fix a clogged sink drain. They were so considerate of my napping 4-year-old grandson that the slept through their entire visit. They took care of the job quickly (and quietly), and worked extremely cleanly. I was quite impressed with their professionalism, their friendliness, and their consideration about nap-time. I highly recommend them.
Steve the owner was quick and responsive of my “after hours” call for the leak in my garage area .. He called one his plumbers Rich and he came right away and had my issue resolved in minutes .. 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ All the way !! They will have my continued business from here on out !! Thx Zeek plumbing for being professional and honest and coming to the rescue !!!!
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