What are Storm Sewers?
Storm sewers are systems of underground pipes that are designed to carry excess water from storms, rain, surface water, etc. away from your home, driveway, roads, etc. to prevent flooding. They can be made of different materials such as plastic, clay, or concrete depending on if they are commercial or residential. But they all serve the same purpose of collecting and removing stormwater.
What is the Difference Between Storm and Sanitary Sewers?
Storm sewers are separate from sanitary sewers, which carries sewerage from your sinks, toilets, bathtubs, etc.
Why is it Important to Maintain Your Storm Sewers?
If storm sewers are neglected, you can run into a few issues—the biggest reason to maintain storm sewers to prevent flooding, whether in your basement or your driveway.
How Often to Schedule a Storm Sewer Service?
We recommend having your sanitary sewers and storm sewers maintained annually, definitely no longer than three years. After three years, you have a high risk of potential failure and potential water backup somewhere. It could create some additional damage that can be costly.
Storm Sewer Contracts
We tailor our contracts to what the customer needs, so we can work with you to fulfill your needs.
Is Maintenance Necessary for the Drains in My Home?
Maintenance is not really needed for the sewer lines in your home. Generally, if you are having issues with drainage, you can give us a call, and we can unclog it, but it isn't on a scheduled contract.
Learn More About Storm and Sanitary Sewers
If you are interested in learning more about the importance of regular preventative maintenance for your storm or sanitary sewers, or to schedule an appointment, contact us today.