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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 cost for a new sewer line can range between $50 to $250 per linear foot, depending on the depth and accessibility of the pipe, according to CostHelper. HomeAdvisor.com lists the average price for sewer line replaceme... More »

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You can clean sewer lines using chemicals without professional help. The best product to use is a root-killing foam with metam-sodium and dichlobenil in it. You need to flush the foam down the toilet. The foam is going t... 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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