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To replace a sewer line, cut off the water supply along the line, expose and remove the old sewer line, fit in the new line, and install the vertical pipes in the wyes. Seal the fitted portion and test it out to check fo... More »

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The most commonly recommended grade for a standard 4-inch or 6-inch sewage pipe is from 1/8-inch to 1/4-inch per foot of pipe, though it differs by pipe diameter and location. Before installing any sewage line, check wha... More »

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Sewer line insurance is extra insurance a homeowner can purchase to help cover the cost of a sewer line clog, leak or break. Most homeowners insurance policies do not cover these kinds of repairs, according to The Law Di... More »

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Knocking water pipes occur when irregular water pressure in the main supply line enters the home, according to CarneyPHC.com. The pressure is responsible for maintaining water flow throughout a home and into the faucets,... More »

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Installing a water softener usually involves cutting into the water supply line, cutting and installing the pipes, connecting the water softener and testing the newly installed device. The water softener should ideally b... More »

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After you flush a toilet, the water goes down the sewer pipes to the sewage treatment plant. In places where the home is far away from the sewer system, the waste water goes into large septic tanks. These tanks are clean... More »

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Experts fix home sewer backup problems by first turning off the water main and then opening up the sewer clean-out line to relieve the water pressure and stop further backup. They then run a drain snake, also called an a... More »

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