Sewer Line Repair Cherry Hill

a man repairs a sewer line in cherry hill

Sewer line repair can be one of the most nerve-wracking plumbing projects you face as a homeowner. At Davis Home Services, we bring not only our decades of plumbing expertise to each job, but attention to your needs, as well.

What Causes Sewer Pipes to Break?

There are a few common causes of sewer pipe damage including rupture caused by shifting soil, heavy construction equipment above ground, or increased traffic above ground. Corrosion can cause breakage or total collapse.

What are the Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

You can find a few tell-tale signs that you need sewer line repair including:

  • Slow drains or clogs and backups
  • A soggy lawn
  • An odor of sewer gas
  • Mold and mildew
  • A rodent or insect infestation
  • Wall or foundation cracks

If you notice any of these signature sewer line problem traits, call Davis Home Services immediately. We can provide expert sewer line repair in Cherry Hill to fit your budget and needs.

Sewer Line Replacement

Sometimes, if a section of sewer line needs extensive repairs, it’s easier to just replace the entire section. With our pipe bursting machine, we’re able to do just that! This machine breaks up the existing line, while replacing it with a new pipe, all without digging out the old one! Check out the process in action in the video below!

How Long do Sewer Lines Last?

Ideally, sewer lines should last for a very long time (around 50 to 60 years). Older pipes may still use clay, but newer pipes use PVC (polyvinyl chloride) which is rated for use for more than 100 years.

How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Main Sewer Line?

Sewer line repair can be one of the more expensive plumbing jobs. Digging up and replacing sewer line can cost anywhere from $50 to $250 per foot of line. As a result, the overall cost varies from around $3,000 to $25,000.

Is Sewer Line Replacement Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Homeowners insurance covers water damage from a leaky roof or damage to interior pipes due to poor or old insulation, as well as fire damage from faulty electrical wiring. For sewer line repair, problems with exterior plumbing or wiring may or may not be covered. It is best to check with your insurance company and review your coverage.

How Davis Home Services Can Help

If you begin to notice those early warning signs that you need sewer line repair, call us at (800) 913-8272, so that we can get started right away.

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