Frequently Asked Questions
We do our best to respond as quickly as the emergency situation allows.
Understanding that every emergency situation has unique circumstances, we can typically respond to a sewer or drain backup within two hours.
No, Sewer Cleaning Company does not offer financing.
Sewer & Drain Camera Inspection
- When purchasing or renting a new home or commercial property
- When renovating an existing or adding a new kitchen or bath
- When experiencing slow drains, repeated backups, strange gurgling sounds or foul odors
At the Sewer Cleaning Company, we believe in saving you money on this vital service. To camera one main sewer line, our cost is $150.
Most plumbing companies charge, on average, $350 or more to conduct a video pipe inspection. Actual costs can depend on the length of your pipes, ability to locate the clog/issue and additional factors.
Sewer Line & Drain Cleaning
Minor issues can snowball into larger complications if not addressed.
Some signs that you should call right away include:
- Minor flooding. A small water overflow can quickly become a full-on sewage backup.
- Consistent clogs. Are you unclogging the same toilet, sink or shower drain every month? There’s a chance that the buildup is occurring somewhere much further down the plumbing system than you think. That buildup could lead to a problem you won’t be able to use your plunger for, such as a sewage backup or a burst pipe.
- Slow drains. If one or more drains in your home, office building or warehouse are slow to flow, you could have a clog in the main sewer line/and or a branch of the main line.
- Foul smells. Odors coming from your drains can indicate a major clog.
Hydro jetting is “power washing for your pipes.” It is highly effective at
- removing built up dirt, grease, hair and other debris around the inside of the pipes,
- Clearing clogs; and
- Removing tree roots.
Gutter & Downspout Cleaning
Storm Drain Cleaning
Excavation & Sewer Line Repairs
- Sewage Backups & Blockages, like clogs or water backflow – especially regular backups or attempts to clear the line fail.
- Sewer Odor, like foul odors around your property or building.
- Slow Drains, like in the bathtub, sink(s) or toilet – especially if you experience slow drainage with all your drains.
- Soggy Spots on Your Lawn, like raised, damp or soggy patches of ground in your yard or property.
- Lush Patches of Grass, like extra green grass that could be receiving extra nutrients from sewage that is acting as fertilizer.
- Septic Waste Pooling in Yard
Septic System Installation
The ground where the septic system will be installed has to be dry and undisturbed. Weather permitting, a septic system can typically be installed in 3-4 days.
Each septic system is a snowflake, they’re all different based on the demand of the home and the land that it rests on. Therefore, the price of a new septic system varies significantly.
Here is a list of several things that should never go into the septic tank (not a complete list):
- Disposable diapers
- Sanitary napkins and tampons
- Baby wipes
- Pop-off toilet wand scrubbers
- Cigarette butts