There are a number of signs to look out for that may indicate that your sewer line is broken. These can include less serious issues like foul odors, all the way up to extreme problems such as cracks in the foundation and rodent/insect infestations.
As sewer line break can be a serious risk to the health of those in the home, it’s important that we carefully go over all of the signs that may indicate a bigger problem.
What happens if the sewer line breaks?
If you’re unfortunate enough to have a sewer line break, there will be many issues to deal with. Water bills may spike as your water fixtures suddenly begin to back up and refuse to drain in a timely fashion.
Until the problem is located and fixed, you’re also likely to be subjected to hazardous waste, mold and often rodent/insect infestation.
It’s important that if you suspect a break in your sewer line you contact a professional for help immediately to avoid these risks. A break in sewage lines can result in a plenitude of health issues, so it’s nothing to play around with.