The Area’s Most Trusted Septic and Sewer Drains Plumber
Every building has a main pipe that connects it to either the city sewer system or a septic tank. The most common indicator of a faulty sewer or septic line is a clogged tub drain or toilet. And though some clogs can be broken up by plunging or snaking the drain, issues that are farther down require a plumber with special knowledge.
John’s Plumbing & Pumps, Inc. delivers expert knowledge and professionalism no matter where the problem has occurred in your sewer or septic drain.
By using advanced technology that makes it easy for us to locate the issue, we help you find answers fast.
Our company has been around a long time and has a wealth of experience in Yelm and the surrounding areas. This experience has earned us respect and a lot of welcome business. And because of this, we are fortunate enough to be able to carry the highest-quality equipment and replacement parts so you don’t have to think twice about the work you pay for.
Talk to us if your sewer or septic system requires service, replacements, or repair. We are fully-stocked with:
- Float Switches
- Other Accessories
If you need service, John’s Plumbing & Pumps provides:
- Maintenance Plans
- Sewer Lift Stations Both Effluent And Grinder Pumps
- Programming Baldor SmartMotors
- Excavation / Infrastructure
- Trenchless Pipe Installs
- Site Grading
- Storm Water
- Drain Cleaning
- Pipe Locating
- Locate Drain Pipe And Septic Systems
- Repairs and Installation
- Pump Stations and New Electrical Panels
- Video Inspections With Recordings
- System Upgrades
- Leak Locating
- Power Jetting
Sewer Drains Versus Septic Drains
There are two types of main line drains – sewer or septic. And owners are highly aware of whether their property is connected to one or the other. If a home is connected to a septic system (most of which are known as a gravity system, including a drain field and holding tank), they have the advantage of not having to pay city sewer fees.
Both systems require professional plumbing services to help keep pipes and drain systems working properly, fixing leaks, breaks, and clogs in the pipes, as well as optional weatherization work.
Without our services, a faulty line could lead to a backup of wastewater in the home, pooling in the yard, and serious health and environmental hazards. So, don’t hesitate to call us if your sewer or septic drain needs the immediate attention of a licensed plumber.
Main Line and Secondary Drains
Secondary drains refer to shower drains, sink and dishwasher drains, and floor drains. They all lead to the same, main line drain that carries waste water away from the property into a septic holding tank or city sewer where it’s treated.
If the issue occurs in a secondary drain, costs and work involved tend to be much lower. However, if there is a blockage or damage in the main line, it interferes with every secondary drain and could mean not only a higher price tag but the inconvenience of your home or business’s water system being put on hold.
John’s Plumbing & Pumps responds to every type of septic or sewer drain issue promptly and with an approach that puts the property owner first. We offer financing options so you don’t have to worry about upfront costs or other complications related to covering parts and labor. Our licensed plumbers also help you care for your system so you don’t have to worry about repeat incidents.
Maintaining Your Main line
Here are the top five tips for keeping your sewer system working for you year-round:
- If you have a septic system, have it inspected every year
- Consider your household size and usage and have your tank pumped every three to five years
- Whether you have a septic system or are connected to a city sewer, use water-saving techniques
- Avoid putting trash in toilets. Even “flushable” wipes do not belong in toilet drains
- Do the work to keep your drain clear. Call a plumber for drain cleaning, or use a snake. Chemical drain cleaners only exacerbate the issue.