For older homes, particularly homes that were built before 1970, sewer repair in Waukegan, IL is often a necessity at some point. Newer homes often don’t have as many sewer problems, although they can also be susceptible to sewer damage when the wrong waste disposal methods are used. Older homes often have outdated sewer lines that use materials that are susceptible to deterioration over time, and some of the damage that occurs to sewer lines is just the natural wear and tear that occurs to all building materials.
Sooner or later sewer lines start to break down
Tree roots can start to invade sewer lines over time, the material used to construct the pipes can start to deteriorate or corrode, or parts of the pipe can start to collapse under the weight of the earth or due to cracking. Other materials start to crack due to the temperature changes over time. Sewer lines in older homes are made with materials that aren’t as resilient to wear and tear or temperature changes. Even the best materials that were available at the time will still start to deteriorate after a number of decades.
Sewer repair costs fall on the homeowner in most cases
The responsibility of the cost of sewer repair in Waukegan IL usually falls on the homeowner or business owner, but in some cases there are some types of homeowner’s insurance that may cover it. However, there are sewer repair options that are faster and more efficient than other options such as trenchless sewer repair, and it’s a good idea for homeowners to consider these options when they need a sewer replacement. For more information about sewer repair and to ask any questions that you may have about sewer repair on older homes, contact Feltner’s Sewer & Drain Service today at 1-866-FELTNER.
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