Cleaning Tree Roots out of Sewer Line in Warwick, NY

Man digging tree roots out of the ground

Every year, homeowners in Warwick tend to have the same sort of problems with their plumbing. That’s because, over the course of the winter time, tree roots will travel longer distance looking for moisture — and frequently they’ll find it in your pipes! How can you tell if underground tree roots pose a risk to your sewer system, and what can you do to prevent and solve the tree root problem?

Tree Roots in the Sewer Line? Jones Services Can Help With Drain Cleaning!

Right now we’re coming up on the season when tree roots start to pose a major problem for homeowners. If tree root intrusion happens to your pipes and drains, you may start to experience:

  • Failing Plumbing Fixtures
  • Main Line Back-Flow
  • Odors in Your Kitchen/Bathroom 
  • Flooding in Your Basement
  • Backed-Up Toilets
  • Standing Water in Your Sinks or Tubs

Those are all pretty common drain issues, all of which require drain cleaning. How can you determine if tree roots are the problem?

At Jones Services, we diagnose sewer issues with video camera inspection. A sewer camera is an advanced plumbing tool that allows us to see inside of your pipes and discover the source of problems. Here’s how: a camera tipped cable is threaded through your main drain access port, and the image of the pipe interior appears on an exterior monitor. We can find tree roots and deal with them accordingly!

So how do you deal with tree roots? Conventional rooters often won’t work for clearing roots, and drain chemicals are almost always a bad idea. No, the drain cleaning solution for tree roots is most frequently hydrojetting.

Hydrojetting (High Water Pressure Jetting)

A water jetter is a state-of-the-art plumbing tool that can blast away roots with high pressure H2O. Not only can it clear tree root clogs that a rooter would get tangled up in, but it can also clear away the residue and grime build-up along the walls of the pipes, restoring their flow capacity. It’s the absolute latest in drain cleaning, and we trust it for nearly every major tree root obstruction job we get.

If you’re experiencing drain problems, the drain cleaning experts at Jones Services can help! Call Jones Services today to get a sewer camera inspection, hydrojetting, or drain cleaning for your Warwick home.


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