FAQ

1. My water bill is much higher than normal, what could be the cause?

If your water bill seems unusually high, it could well be the sign of an undiagnosed water leak. A leaky faucet or pipe beneath your sink is pretty easy to spot. A leak in your water main or sewer line, though, is not quite as obvious.

2. My water meter is still "spinning" even when the water is off, what does this mean?

A spinning water meter means that water is being used at some point in your plumbing system. If you are certain that no faucets or fixtures are on, this most likely indicates a leak somewhere in the system. Contact a professional plumber to determine for certain where this leak is located.

3. Why do my pipes sound like they are running water when nothing is in use?

Just because you are not actually using any water in your home does not mean that no water is flowing. If there is a leak on your property or beneath the concrete slab below your feet, you may hear the sound of that leaking water. Any sounds of water running without an obvious source should be inspected promptly to avoid increased water bills and costly water damages.

4. My carpets (or wood floors) are damp and there is mold on the floors and walls, where is the water coming from?

Damp conditions can promote the growth of mold in your home. If your water line has sprung a leak, it may manifest itself in the development of wet spots on your carpet and around the base of your walls. Water damage repairs and mold removal services are inconvenient and can be costly, so make sure you call for professional help at the first sign of trouble.

5. Why is there a puddle in my yard and some plants growing out of control?

Your plumbing system runs throughout your home, obviously, but in order to get water into and out of your home it must be brought in via a water line and exit through a drain line. If one of these exterior pipes on your property springs a leak, it can saturate your yard. This will account for the pooling of water and out of control plant growth.

6. Why does my sewer line back up so often (more than once every 3 years)?

There are a few possible reasons why your sewer line seems to back up with alarming regularity. Poor maintenance practices may have allowed persistent clogs to develop. If a clog is not removed completely, it will accumulate again before too long. It is also possible that tree roots have grown into your sewer line, or that there is some form of interior damage within the sewer line. A professional plumber will be able to tell you for sure.

7. A root was removed from my sewer line when snaking, how do I prevent this from happening again?

Tree roots naturally grow towards water, including that water within your sewer line. This can lead to serious blockages and damage to your pipe. It is a good idea to consider professional landscaping if you encounter this problem. Proper arrangement of your trees can help minimize this risk, as can tree selection. Smaller, slower growing trees present less of a threat.

8. Why is there a bad sewer smell and flies in my home?

The smell of sewage in your home is never pleasant, and it is certainly not a good sign of a healthy sewer line. A sewer smell or the presence of sewer flies in your home is a likely indicator that your sewer line is backed up or otherwise compromised. The sooner that your situation is addressed and resolved, the better off your sewer line and the surrounding property is likely to be.

9. What is the first step to getting my sewer line inspected?

The first step in a high–quality sewer line inspection is a thorough video pipe inspection. By using the right equipment with the right amount of skill and training, a professional plumber can evaluate the situation within your sewer line. In doing so, any problems can be accurately diagnosed, eliminating the guesswork in the repair process.

10. My main water line (or sewer line) needs to be repaired, how much will this cost?

There was a time when a water or sewer line repair was a very costly, invasive project. This is because it would necessitate the excavation of the sewer line. A trenchless water or sewer line replacement is much less expensive, as it eliminates the need for this service. This saves considerable time and manpower. Call us today for more details regarding the cost of service.

11. What are the advantages of using Resolve Trenchless to replace my main water line (or sewer line)?

When it comes to a water line replacement, nothing beats working with Resolve Trenchless. Very little digging is necessary, with only two small pits needed to complete the service. There will be no damage to your property. Plus, you won’t have to worry about continuous leaks, backups or drain cleaning needs. All of this, and its more affordable to boot!

12. How long will it take to get my main water line (or sewer line) repaired/replaced?

Most trenchless water and sewer line repair and replacement jobs can be completed in less than one full day. A number of factors will inform how much time your unique service requires. Contact us today to discuss your service needs, and we will give you an accurate estimate.

13. Are there restrictions on the type of pipe that can be replaced or repaired?

Our skilled trenchless technicians have the tools and training necessary to handle any pipe repair or replacement, regardless of the material used. With this innovative equipment at our disposal, and so much experience to call upon, we can ensure that your water is flowing to and from your house effectively in no time. Any pipe, any terrain, and any materials are appropriate for our trenchless services.

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