Should You Replace Your Old Metal Drain Pipes?

For decades, the majority of household plumbing pipes, drain pipes, and sewer lines were made from metal, usually cast iron. Although PVC is often the standard for modern plumbing, iron pipes are still found in many older homes in New Jersey. Although cast iron has a long life span, many old metal drain pipes have been around long enough that they’re showing signs of their age. Unlike plastics, metal is subject to

Commercial Sewer Service in New Jersey

Sewer problems are enough of a hassle for individual homeowners, and for business owners, the headache can be even worse. When you’re trying to run a business, the last thing you want is a nasty surprise like a ruptured septic tank, backed-up bathrooms from a sewer clog, or the worst case scenario, sewage backflow. At A1 Sewer & Drain, we’re available any time, including weekends and holidays, to take care of all

When Do You Need Emergency Drain Cleaning?

Drain cleaning is usually a fairly simple task, with homeowners handling it on their own using liquid cleaners, plungers, augurs, and other easily available home tools. However, some clogged pipes are more stubborn than others, and you might occasionally find that you’re in over your head. When that happens, you can easily run the risk of flooding your kitchen, basement, or bathroom with standing water. When your toilet or sink is overflowing,

Sewer Pipe Lining for Sewer Repair

BEST PRICE and Service for Sewer Relining in NJ Call for FREE ESTIMATE  201-645-0888 Sewer pipe lining is a relatively common trenchless sewer repair technique. This relatively simple process is highly effective for fixing sections of pipe that aren’t completely destroyed, and still maintain some structural integrity despite cracks or holes. Like other trenchless methods, it doesn’t require sewer repair contractors to dig up your yard and garden, and the process can be

Pipe Bursting for Trenchless Sewer Repair

Pipe Bursting for Trenchless Sewer Repair in NJ Best Price & Services in NJ FREE ESTIMATE CALL TODAY: 201-645-0888 In the majority of cases, pipe bursting / trenchless sewer repair is the preferred approach to resolving problems with the structural integrity of residential sewer pipes. Cracked, broken, or otherwise failing sewer lines are a surprisingly common occurrence, usually resulting from years of gradual damage that spiral out of control. Pipe corrosion and tree root

Remove Roots in Drain Pipes with Professional Sewer Cleaning

A huge proportion of the clogged and fractured sewer lines we see on the job are caused by a seemingly unlikely issue: tree root incursion. Tree roots, of all things, are responsible for a surprising number of common residential sewer problems. If your drains keep running slowly and you can’t quite seem to unclog them, it could be a blocked-off sewer line that’s infested with roots from a nearby tree. Sewer camera

Buying an Older Home? Don’t Forget About Sewer Pipe Inspection

Get the Best Price and Service for  Main Sewer Pipe Inspection Call today at 201-645-0888 Buying an older home has its own unique set of charms and benefits. Older houses have charm and character, with unique architecture you won’t always find in modern suburban houses. However, older homes are also known for their maintenance requirements. Before you move into an old house, you’ll want to make sure everything is working correctly– including

Sewer Backflow Prevention (Sewer Backup Valve): What You Need to Know

Sewer Backflow Preventers in New Jersey. Sewer backflow can be a NJ homeowner’s worst nightmare. Although sewage backflow into your home is a decidedly rare occurrence, it can be devastating if it happens. Sewage and wastewater are serious biohazards, making cleanup a difficult and messy process. Once sewer repair contractors in full hazmat suits have cleaned up the mess in your basement or bathroom, you’ll still have to deal with hundreds or

How to Unclog a Slow Drain

Call 24-7. Any Drain or Sewer – Best Price & Service Is your sink or shower draining incredibly slowly? It may also emit an unpleasant odor, although it isn’t distinctively a “sewer smell.” Drain clogs are one of the most common household plumbing problems for New Jersey homeowners, but fortunately, they’re usually fairly simple to fix. There are several common methods for drain cleaning, including auguring, commercial drain cleaners, and homemade compounds

Shower Drain Smells Bad? It Might Be Your Sewer Line

If your shower drain smells bad, you might need sewer cleaning or sewer repair. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to complain about a “sewer smell” emanating from drains and toilets, which seems persistent and doesn’t go away. The odor can range from faint to overpowering, but it’s rarely a good sign. In most cases, a sewer smell coming from your shower drain means that something is wrong down within your sewer line.

Sewage Removal and Cleaning Services in New Jersey

A serious sewer backflow emergency is a homeowner’s worst nightmare. In certain emergency situations, raw sewage and wastewater can actually back up into your home, coming out of drains or flooding your basement. Because of its biohazardous implications, sewage cleaning is needed immediately by plumber professional who can safely clean the affected areas. Prompt service can not only prevent exposure to dangerous fumes and bacteria, but can salvage as much of your damaged

Sewer Installation & Sewer Pipe Replacement in New Jersey

Get the best price and service for any sewer installation and replacement NJ Call Now: 201-645-0888 Along with sewer cleaning and sewer repair, sewer service contractors are also trained to perform new sewer pipe installation, as well as sewer pipe replacement for old and damaged pipes. Installing new sewer lines in  New Jersey is a complex process, since sewer piping needs to be at the right slope, and sections of pipe must

How to Prevent a Collapsed Sewer Pipe and Sewer Repair Cost

Best Price and Service for Sewer Repair and Replacement! Call Now! 201-645-0888 A collapsed sewer pipe can be a serious nightmare for New Jersey homeowners. This serious emergency happens when a section of your sewer main line gives out completely, usually as a result of years of gradual damage, corrosion, and general decay. A collapsed (broken) sewer or drain pipe is an acute emergency, requiring immediate sewer repair service to prevent further

How Sewer Jetting Services Work

Many New Jersey homeowners will occasionally need sewer cleaning to eliminate built-up gunk on the inside of the sewer main line. Sewer clogs can commonly form when materials like cooking grease, non-dissolving paper products, and other debris makes its way down your toilets and drains. Over time, these materials will settle into the pipes and adhere to the sides, narrowing or blocking the pipes and restricting water flow. When the problem gets

Sewer Pump Types and Problems? Call Our Sewer Pump Service Repair

Sewer pumps, also known as sewage pumps or septic pumps, move liquid wastewater, and sometimes solid waste, toward a septic tank system. There are several common types of sewer pumps, including effluent pumps, solids handling pumps, grinder pumps, and more. Occasionally, these surprisingly complex devices can develop problems like clogging or malfunctioning float switches, which usually need professional repair service. For fast, reliable sewer pump repair in New Jersey, call us at