A Hot Summer Can Put Your Tampa Home at Risk for Costly Plumbing Damage

The Tampa summer is here, and it can cause costly plumbing problems. Did you know summer months in Tampa put your plumbing and pipelines at risk for root invasion? Tree root invasion occurs more often in the hot summer months because trees are more desperate for water. Tree roots are attracted to the water released from joints and cracks in pipes, and they break into the pipes in search of water. Tree root problems are especially common during the summer months due to the potential for extremely hot Tampa weather. Tree roots grow in search of a water source and sneak into pipes through join...
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How to Detect and Prevent Tree Roots in Your Sewer Line

When Tampa homeowners wash their hands, take a shower, or flush the toilet, they trust the sewer lines to carry the wastewater away without incident. If tree roots have infiltrated the plumbing, the problem can swiftly grow into a major headache. Here are the top ways to detect and prevent tree roots from growing into your underground pipes. How to Prevent Tree Roots in the Sewer Line Ask your local sewer department where the sewer lines run through the yard and into your house. Use this information to ensure you plant trees away from sewer lines. If no other spot is suitable for a tree e...
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