Archive for the “Sewer Repair” Category

What Is Causing the Sewer Gas Smell in My Basement?

The fetid, rotting stench of sewer gas is pretty much unmistakable, and most of us have probably caught a whiff or two at least once in our lives. We know that the odor is unpleasant, and many of us are aware that it can actually be quite dangerous, too, in large enough doses. Stressed out […]

#TipTuesday: Prevent Holiday Plumbing Emergencies

Did you know that the holiday season is peak season for plumbers? This time of year, far too many homeowners toss food scraps and grease down the drain, leading to untimely clogs. Holiday plumbing emergencies also occur in the bathroom, where improper disposal of paper waste can cause sewer problems. Prevent a holiday plumbing emergency […]

Quick Tips about Sewer Repairs

Long gone are the days when sewer repair meant digging up lawns, gardens, concrete and pavement. Today, homeowners have a wide range of underground trenchless sewer repair solutions to choose from. Here are some quick tips about sewer repairs: Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing has provided outstanding sewer repair services in the Indianapolis area […]

Fallen Leaves & Sewer Clogs

It seems unfair, doesn’t it? You take great care of your home’s plumbing only to find out you have a sewer clog. It’s not your fault; blame Mother Nature. Once they fall, all those beautiful leaves have to go somewhere. Oftentimes, they end up in gutters, wreaking havoc on sewer lines. They collect in pipes […]

#TipTuesday: Coupons & Specials

What better way to celebrate Tip Tuesday than by pointing you to our coupons and specials? Here at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, we offer a variety of discounts for just about every service. However, a lot of these coupons expire at the end of the year — so now’s the time to cash […]

What Causes Clogged Sewer Lines?

When a toilet backs up or shower water won’t go down the drain, it gives homeowners a major headache. But when your sewer lines get backed up, it can cause more than just a headache. An obstruction in the sewer line will affect all plumbing components in your home. It is highly recommended that you […]

Preparing for Fall Floods

With El Nino conditions expected, we in the greater Indianapolis area might just be in store for a warm, dry fall. Still, as we all know, when it rains, it pours. Are you prepared to deal with the potential for flooding? There’s no stopping a rainstorm, but there are steps you can take to prevent […]

How Bellied Pipes Can Lead to Sewage Problems

Most of us don’t give much thought to our sewer lines. We know that they take our water waste away, but we don’t worry about potential issues until they’re staring us in the face. One such problem is a belly in your sewer line, also known as a sag. This occurs when the pipe’s slope […]

Using Tree Root Killer to Unclog Your Pipes

Most people with older homes have to worry about tree roots entering their sewer pipes at some point or another. Oftentimes it’s caused by drought, when trees will look for moisture wherever they can get it. Is chemical tree root killer the solution to this problem? On its own, not entirely. First, you must use […]

Why Sewer Line Excavation is Outdated

Lots of homeowners have to repair or replace their sewer line at some point. Today, we’re lucky enough to have “no dig” trenchless technology, which has rendered sewer line excavation outdated. Just 15 years ago, a sewer repair was something to dread. According to Angie’s List, “traditional methods can be disruptive, displacing landscaping and hardscaping, […]