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Plumber for Sewer Backup Asheville, NCAsheville, NC has many nicknames including “The Land of the Sky,” “Beer City, USA,” and “Dog City, USA.” Whether you moved here for the beautiful views, the foodie and beverage scene, or as a great place to adventure with your four-legged best friend, Asheville is a great place to live. 

As a homeowner, you want to spend your precious free time pursuing your favorite pastimes - perhaps it’s  hiking or kayaking or relaxing at your favorite brewery. However, a sewer backup will definitely cancel all of your plans to unwind. 

All About Sewer Backup

Symptoms of Sewer Backup

There are various signs and symptoms of a sewage backup, and they might be mistaken for other problems like a clogged drain. If several drains are clogged, though, you may be experiencing sewer backup.

When you flush a toilet or drain a sink, air bubbles form as another symptom that your sewer is backed up. Because air can become trapped in a clogged drain, this could be an indication that your sewer is stuck.

When you use one drain while another one gurgles, you may have a sewer backup. Water is merely looking for a way to escape. When you flush the toilet, wastewater may seek the quickest route out.

If you find yourself experiencing one of these or any other plumbing issue, you can check out our blog, What to Do in a Plumbing Emergency, or contact us.

Causes of Sewer Backup 

Your sewer system could be backed up for a variety of reasons. In rare circumstances, multiple minor issues may combine to cause severe system failures.

  • Roots: Because trees and shrubs seek out moisture, their roots may make their way into small cracks in sewer pipes. Not only can this severely damage the pipe, but it also causes blockages in your sewer system. 
  • Heavy Rain: When an area gets a bunch of rain, sewer systems can flood, and excess water may travel through pipes connected to your house. This creates backflow issues.
  • Blockages: Sometimes your connection from your house to the sewer may experience blockages from waste such as grease, hair, and other solid materials

Asheville, NC Sewer Backup Solutions

If you are experiencing sewer backups in Asheville, NC, Barlow Plumbing can help. Barlow Plumbing is a licensed and insured plumbing company with more than 25 years of experience. 

We are here to make sure that all of your plumbing repair and service needs are taken care of quickly and professionally. For more information or to schedule a repair, contact the team at Barlow Plumbing today!