Look, we get it. No one wants to talk about commercial sewers. They’re the kinds of things that may be necessary, but most people would prefer that they stay out of sight and out of mind. Here’s the thing, though: commercial sewer systems can develop issues just as often as any other part of a commercial building. When your commercial sewer starts having issues, you really don’t want to wait for them to get catastrophically bad before calling for professional help. With that in mind, have a look at the following signs that it’s time to call for commercial sewer cleaning services.
When we say “bad smells” we don’t mean it like someone passed gas and then left the room. If you have rooms in your commercial building that smell like, well, a sewer, You probably need commercial sewer cleaning services. What tends to happen is that a sewer line gets all clogged up, and forces gasses back up through the pipes and into the building through the drains. It’s not a threat to the rest of your system just yet, but it is deeply unpleasant. It will also get worse the longer you wait before calling for drain cleaning services, so it’s best to have it done sooner rather than later.
Along with horrible smells coming out of your drains, you may notice that one or more drains in the building frequently clog or back up. This is a common result of clogging in the sewer line, especially if it’s a symptom that persists across multiple drains in the building. If you notice this happening, you should definitely call a professional to clean out your commercial sewer line as quickly as possible. If the sewer line managed to become completely clogged, you’re going to see things you can’t un-see.
It’s Been Longer Than a Year
When it comes to this kind of preventive cleaning service, it’s best to have it done at least once every year or two even if you haven’t noticed anything wrong with your commercial sewer line. The fact of the matter is that most commercial sewer line issues are going to happen under your nose for a while, until they develop far enough to cause some obvious issues. Sewer cleaning helps your sewer line to run smoothly, and can take care of issues in the system you didn’t even know you had. So, if it’s been longer than a year since you last had your commercial sewer line cleaned out, it might be a good idea to have it done in the near future. Better to be overly cautious than to let the system break down entirely before having it dealt with, right?