How We Remove Tree Roots from Your Sewer Line

Tree root incursion is one of the most common causes of sewer problems in New Jersey. They can cause recurring, otherwise unexplained sewer clogs; cracks in the pipes; burst sewer lines; and even sewer backflow into your home. Because they’re completely underground, and a tree can send out roots to a surprisingly long distance, tree roots in the sewer lines can be hard for homeowners to detect. In many cases, you’ll need

Drawbacks of the Caustic Method for Drain Cleaning

When a household drain becomes clogged up, many New Jersey homeowners reach for a liquid drain cleaner as their first step. It’s very common for toilets, kitchen sinks, and shower or bathtub drains to become clogged. Usual causes include hair, paper materials like paper towels, or cooking grease from kitchens. Liquid drain cleaners are designed to chemically break down these substances, but what many people don’t realize is that they’re not always

Drain Pipe Replacement in New Jersey

Is it time to replace your old drain pipes? Household drains in your showers, sinks, and other locations can develop all kinds of problems, much like plumbing pipes and sewer main lines. From rust and corrosion to water leaks, some drain problems can be repaired, but in other cases, drain pipe replacement may actually be a better option. This is especially true for older drains, which are often made from metal that’s

Emergency Septic Tank Problems? Plumber on Call 24 Hours.

Many homes and businesses rely on a septic tank for safe, effective, and environmentally friendly waste management, especially in rural and semi-rural areas of New Jersey that are further from municipal sewer mains. Septic tanks rely on both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria to safely and gradually break down waste materials in a contained and controlled environment. As with any system, things can go wrong with your septic tank and drainfield, and you

Sewer, Drain, & Sump Pump Repair Service in NJ

Looking for a sewer service company in New Jersey? At A1 Sewer & Drain, we’re available for local sewer repair, drain repair, sump pump services, and more in Bergen County and nearby regions of New Jersey. From minor drain cleaning and repairs, to emergency sewer line repair for collapsed sewer pipes, we’re always available for same-day service in New Jersey. Call us any time to find out more, or to schedule an

Sump Pump Installation: A Good Sump Pump can Save You a Fortune

A good sump pump is a must-have for New Jersey homeowners with a below-ground basement. These plumbing devices are designed to protect areas of your home that lie below the city’s main water lines, preventing flooding during heavy rainstorms, burst water mains, and other unpredictable events that could sent water through drain pipes into your home. If you don’t already have one, sump pump installation is a great way to save money

Protect Your Home from Flooding and Sewer Backflow

Flooding and sewer backflow are an absolute nightmare for homeowners. It’s destructive, expensive, and a major hassle. The good news is that sewer backflow and wastewater flooding in your home is actually preventable with the right measures. This includes timely sewer cleaning and sewer repair, along with installing a sewer backflow valve to add some extra protection from factors you can’t necessarily control, like problems in the municipal sewer mains. By taking

Industrial Sewer Repair Service

Need industrial sewer repair service? Along with our industry-leading local commercial sewer service and residential sewer services, our team of contractors at A1 Sewer & Drain are also trained and experienced in industrial sewer repair. Industrial sewers absolutely need to be intact, functional, and free of obstructions. Like municipal sewers, a clog or burst pipe in an industrial sewer main line can be a disaster. At A1 Sewer & Drain, we have

Bergen County Grease Trap Services

Grease traps are a crucial piece of plumbing apparatus for local New Jersey restaurants, institutional or corporate cafeterias, and anywhere else in Bergen County NJ where large amounts of food are prepared regularly. Commercial-scale cooking produces a shocking amount of “waste grease,” including runoff from fatty meats, used cooking grease and vegetable oil, and other sources of culinary oils and fats. If you run a restaurant, you’ll need grease traps installed, and

Main Sewer Line Replacement in NJ

There’s more than one way to replace a sewer line, and the location of your pipes, as well as the extent of the damage, may affect which type of sewer line replacement call us for FREE Advice and Quote Most sewer problems can be fixed with simple trenchless sewer repair techniques, or even just by cleaning out clogs and obstructions with high-pressure hydro jetting. In some cases, though, old or severely damaged sewer

Is Grease Trap Installation a Legal Requirement for Your Business?

A grease trap is a specialized plumbing device specifically designed to capture greases, along with other solids and semi-solids, before they can wash away down drains and enter the sewer lines. Although almost all wastewater contains trace amounts of oily substances, these amounts are small enough, and of the right chemical composition, to be naturally broken down by bacteria inside of septic tanks and sewer systems. However, the vast amounts of grease

How The Sewer Water Piping System Works?

Interested in how your sewer piping system works? Interested in where you can get your sewer clogged, and where you might need sewer repair? Watch this video! From the beginning to the end, this video will inform you about exactly how your sewer system works. From the origin point from your home’s plumbing system, to the terminus at the actual municipal sewer system, you’ll learn exactly where your waste materials go after

Emergency Septic Tank Repair

Having problems with your septic tank? At A1 Sewer & Drain, our experienced contractors provide residential, commercial, and industrial septic tank repair service in Bergen County and nearby New Jersey. This includes 24-hour availability every day of the week for emergency septic tank repair. Septic tanks contain biohazardous material, and septic emergencies can’t wait until normal working hours. We always have a selection of our sewer service contractors on call for 24-hour

Why You Should Install a Backflow Preventer Valve

Sewage backflow into your home is something you want to prevent at all costs. When contaminated wastewater flows the wrong way through your pipes, the results can be disastrous. The mess is essentially biohazardous, and even after cleaning, you probably won’t be able to salvage all of your belongings. Many porous materials like furniture and books cannot be fully cleaned, and will need to be carefully discarded. Sewer backflow can lead to

Full Sewer Service in New Jersey: Repairs, Cleaning

Looking for a full selection of professional sewer service offerings in New Jersey? At A1 Sewer Cleaning, we do it all, from minor repairs to emergency sewer repair service for burst pipes, sewage backflow, and other catastrophes. With 24-hour availability, same-day service, and Bergen County’s best sewer service prices, we’ve established ourselves as a local leader for all things sewer-related. We provide a comprehensive range of sewer repair services, including: 24 Hour