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Sewer Repair & Replacement

Your sewer system is one of the most important parts of your home. It's where all the other drains in your property connect to, so an issue with your main drain can mean serious problems for the rest of your home. Since most of your drainage system is either behind walls, under floors or in the ground, it can be difficult to spot signs of a problem, which is why our professional team is here to help you know if you need Mississauga sewer repair service.

The best way to prevent problems with your drainage system is through preventative maintenance and regular inspections. However, even the most proactive Mississauga homeowner can wind up with a clogged or damaged drain pipe. When that happens, you need prompt and professional sewer repair and replacement services from an expert team.

One such team are the Mississauga plumbers at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga. Our team of experts have years of experience providing comprehensive plumbing solutions to clients throughout Mississauga. We're also equipped with the best tools and most cutting-edge technology to get your Mississauga sewer repairs done right the first time.

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A cracked drainage system can create a lot of problems for homeowners. Between sewage damage and flooding, these problems can cause long-term damage to your home and major health issues for you and your family. Our trusted plumbers at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga are available 24/7 to assess plumbing issues, and to provide sewer repair assistance. Whether you need us in the middle of the night or on a holiday, we'll be there.

Common Causes of Sewer Repair in Mississauga

While a variety of issues can damage your drain lines, resulting in the need for sewer repairs, the majority of issues come from a few specific sources:

  • Insufficient or improper maintenance

  • Natural and gradual build-up caused by household debris (hair, toilet paper, food waste, grease, sludge, oil, etc.)

  • Accidental build-up caused by disposing of items down drains and toilets that shouldn't be flushed (household items, diapers, toys, etc.)

  • Invasive tree roots infiltrating drain pipe holes/joints

  • Seasonal ground freezing and thawing

  • Earthquakes caused by natural earth movement

  • Ground vibrations from heavy construction nearby

  • Gradual wear and tear from aging

  • Improper layout, design, or installation

  • Unknown backup from Mississauga’s city waste lines

  • Issues or breakages from previous plumbing work

We are experts in Mississauga sewer repair and can have your system back up and running in no-time. Each home is unique, and our experts will be able to assess the needs that are specific to your home and drain line layout. Whether your system has a small crack that can be easily sealed or an entirely new line is required, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga is here to help.

Signs and Symptoms

Concerned that a tree-root may have infiltrated your lateral pipe? Water in your basement? Have you experienced unusual growth in your yard? You might have a main drain line issue. There are a few very distinct signs that an issue has occurred within your home’s sewer line.

  • New and unknown gurgling sounds from the toilets or drains

  • Changes to the flow of water in your toilets

  • Drainage issues in your bathtub, shower and laundry machine

  • Noticeable sewage backup in your major drains (toilet, tub, laundry drain)

  • A strong, foul odour in your basement or yard

  • Clogged pipes, sinks and drainage fixtures resulting in slow drains

If you’ve noticed any of these issues in your home, don’t hesitate! Call a professional plumber today. Leaving a damaged main drain to its own devices can lead to health issues, and can require extensive repairs.

Why Do My Pipes Crack and Shift?

In general, almost any pipe can crack or shift due to extreme inner or outer pressure. However, each common pipe variety can be prone to its own type of damage.

  • Cast Iron Pipes: Cast iron pipes are susceptible to corrosion, rust, and will eventually break down.

  • Clay Pipes: Clay pipes can become brittle, resulting in numerous cracks. Clay pipes are especially vulnerable when installed incorrectly.

  • PVC/ABS Plastic Pipes: Plastic pipes can become damaged when the interior water temperature exceeds the temperature guidelines for each material.

Catching a crack early makes all the difference when it comes to Mississauga sewer repair. The plumbing experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga can evaluate your unique issue and provide repair recommendations, explaining the various options that are available to you.

Types of Sewer Repairs

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga, we're experts at sewer repair and replacement. Our team has helped countless Mississauga homeowners and businesses fix damaged systems, so their plumbing can return to normal. We employ a combination of our outstanding workmanship, years of experience, and cutting-edge tools and techniques to efficiently repair damaged sewer lines. Among these tools and techniques are trenchless sewer line repair methods designed to fix the problem without destroying your landscaping or flooring.

  • Video Inspection: Through using a small camera attached to a wire, our team is able to spot drainage problems without having to excavate your walls, floors or landscaping. Rather, we'll use this tool to establish where the damage is and come up with the best fix.

  • Pipe Relining: This method of trenchless repair allows us to create new pipes from the inside out. Existing pipes are given an internal coating or sleeve to prevent pipe cracks. After a thorough cleaning, the lining is applied to the inside of the pipe and hardens within hours. Pipes are ready to use immediately after installation.

  • Pipe Bursting Hydraulic Replacement: When a pipe is too damaged for relining, a new pipe may be required. This technique involves using hydraulics to further break the existing pipe and replace it with a completely new pipe. This technique is also a type of trenchless sewer repair and minimizes damage to landscaping.

  • Preventative Sewer Maintenance: Regular inspections and cleaning can help reduce the need for future Mississauga sewer repairs and replacements. By removing debris and buildup before it becomes an issue, you can reduce the risk of cracks or damage to your pipes. Talk to our certified plumbers to determine the sewer inspection and drain cleaning schedule that is right for your home.

Replacement Services

In some cases, your pipes may be too damaged, or too old, for a repair to be worthwhile. We offer a range of main drain line replacement services. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga can advise you on the various replacement options that would be available for your specific home and budget.

Our goal is to ensure you're satisfied with our services, and that your main drain works correctly for years to come. We will never upsell unnecessary services or equipment. Our upfront pricing ensures you know what you’re getting into before we even start. Ask our experts to explain anything you don’t understand or are unclear about. Although we’re focused on plumbing excellence, our primary concern is the safety and comfort of the homeowners we work with.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about Mississauga sewer repairs and replacement? Read on to see if we answer them here. Or, if you'd prefer to speak to a person, our customer service representatives are just a phone call away.

What Are the Signs of a Broken Sewer Pipe?

It can be tricky to uncover issues with your main drain line—short of sewage leaking out of your plumbing fixtures or into your basement. However, there are a few tell-tale signs of a problem:

  • Green or soggy patches in your yard

  • Frequent blockages and clogs

  • Multiple fixtures clogged at the same time

  • Slow moving drains

  • Foul smells, particularly of sewage

  • Backed-up toilets

  • Fixtures that back-up when you flush the toilet, like the shower or laundry machine

How Do You Fix a Drain Line Without Digging It Up?

Trenchless sewer line repair is the umbrella term for techniques that can fix your damaged main drain line without having to dig-up the line itself. Until these techniques were invented, homeowners would have a serious headache on their hands if there was a problem with their drainage system. It means that sections of their yard or basement would have to be dug up—resulting in serious property damage and expensive repairs.

These days, pipe relining and pipe bursting are two methods that avoid such headaches. Instead, they either fix or replace sections of damaged pipe while preserving your landscaping and flooring. The fact that these techniques are comparatively so pain-free is another great reason not to put-off sewer repairs or replacement—along with the slew of problems a damaged sewer can cause in your home.

Who is Responsible for Mississauga Sewer Line Repair?

Essentially, if the sewer line is damaged on your property, the property owner is responsible for the repair. If you're the homeowner, that means you have to take care of the sewer repair. Whereas if you're a renter, then the property owner or building manager will be responsible for hiring Mississauga sewer repair services.

However, if there is an issue with the municipal sewer system, then it's up to the City of Mississauga to repair the problem.

Are Sewer Line Repairs Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

It's best to ask your insurance provider about what is and isn't covered by your policy. Some insurers in Mississauga have specific add-ons for sewer line damage, whereas others will cover issues that were sudden and not preventable. That said, often a caveat on insurance policies is that any issue that could have been prevented through maintenance and timely repairs won't be covered by homeowners insurance. Thus, you should check with your insurance provider to fully understand your coverage options.

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Main Sewer Line in Mississauga?

How much it costs to fix a main line largely depends on the nature of damage. Some jobs are easier to complete than others, take less time to repair, or have less extensive damage to fix. Others can take quite a while to properly repair. Also, there is usually a cost difference between sewer repairs and replacement services. It's hard to judge the cost of your unique repair without learning more information about the problem. That's why it's best to give our friendly team a call. We can provide a better estimate once we know more about the problem at hand.

Professional Mississauga Sewer Repair and Replacement

Our technicians will ensure you're knowledgeable and comfortable with the sewer service selected. If you ever have any questions, our plumbers and office staff are happy to provide you with an answer. We work hard to ensure that the solutions proposed are the best solutions for your home’s unique needs. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we take it very seriously. Our Mississauga sewer repair and replacement services all include upfront pricing, so you know exactly what you’re getting into before we even start. We know that an issue with your sewer line can be stressful enough, so we want to make the sewer repair process as simple and easy as possible.

Our team can repair and replace your cracked, warped, deformed, and collapsed sewer lines and pipes efficiently, and with as little disruption to your life as possible. Think you might have an issue with a leak? Have you noticed slow moving drains or green patches in the yard? Time to call an expert plumber from Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga.

Hire the Experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga Today!

When you need expert Mississauga sewer repair and replacement services, trust the pros at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Mississauga to get the job done right. Our skilful and hardworking service technicians have helped countless people in and near Mississauga with their plumbing needs, including in Erindale and Port Credit.

To book one of our expert plumbers today, or to learn more about our full range of services, we invite you to give us a call at 905-817-0210 .

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